Historical and Topographical Notices of Great Yarmouth ... and Its Environs ...

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Nichols, 1826 - Great Yarmouth (England) - 382 pages
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Page 112 - The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself; * Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind.
Page 200 - Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply: And many a holy text around she strews That teach the rustic moralist to die.
Page 269 - There cometh a woman of Samaria to draw water : Jesus saith unto her, Give me to drink. (For his disciples were gone away unto the city to buy meat.) Then saith the woman of Samaria unto him, How is it that thou, being a Jew, askest drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria? for the Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans.
Page 257 - ... was clearly of opinion, that the persons were bewitched ; and said, That in Denmark there had been lately a great discovery of witches, who used the very same way of afflicting persons, by conveying pins into them, and crooked, as these pins were, with needles and nails.
Page 72 - Reformation are also interpreted by this criterion, according to which their benefices, under a certain value, are exempted from the restriction in the statute 21 Henry VIII. concerning pluralities.
Page 152 - Kirkley, with those of three others villages in Suffolk, to John Fastolf, his brother, both of whom were of the great family of Fastolf, after which being divided into several branches, they shared the inheritance between them. The manor of Gapton Hall, in this parish, and Bradwell, belongs to the Rev. George Anguish. The living is a rectory, in the gift of the Bishop of Norwich, and now in the possession of the Rev. Dr. Hay, of North Walsham, to which is attached a small portion of glebe, of about...
Page 72 - Norwich taxation, and sometimes Pope Innocent's valor. In the year 1288, Pope Nicholas IV. granted the tenths to King Edward I. for six years, towards defraying the expense of an expedition to the Holy Land ; and that they might be collected to their full value, a taxation by the king's precept, was begun in that year...
Page 354 - Sir, even before this splendid orb was entirely set, and while the Western horizon was in a blaze with his descending glory, on the opposite quarter of the heavens arose another luminary, and, for his hour, became lord of the ascendant.
Page 256 - And some for sitting above ground Whole days and nights, upon their breeches, And feeling pain, were...
Page 72 - Immediately after the passing of the Statute of Gloucester the stated period of the Circuit in Eyre returned, and on the justices going their iter, writs of right and of quo warranto issued very generally against such persons as claimed manors, liberties, &c. where the jurors had previously said before the inquisitors 3 Edward I, 1275, " Nesciunt quo warranto," the parties held or claimed, and again, where they said the party held or claimed

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