Tales of Our Great Families, Volume 1

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Hurst and Blackett, 1880 - Great Britain
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Page 205 - Jockey of Norfolk, be not too bold, For Dickon thy master is bought and sold.
Page 181 - Another age shall see the golden ear Imbrown the slope, and nod on the parterre, Deep harvests bury all his pride has plann'd, And laughing Ceres reassume the land.
Page 196 - I would not, neither will be accountable for. "Also, I will have three horses for my own saddle, that none shall dare to lend or borrow : none lend but I ; none borrow but you. " Also, I would have two gentlewomen, lest one should be sick, or have some other lett. Also, I believe that it is an indecent thing for a gentlewoman to stand mumping alone, when God hath blessed their lord and lady with a great estate.
Page 214 - My lord, your father would have gone further :" to which the duke answered, " Your majesty's father was the better man, and he would not have gone so far.
Page 197 - I will have him to have a convenient horse, to attend me either in city or in country. And I must have two footmen, and my desire is, that you defray all the charges for me. And for myself, besides my yearly allowance, I would have twenty...
Page 197 - I will be allowed not only caroches and spare horses for me and my women, but I will have such carriages as shall be fitting for all, orderly, not pestering my things with my women's, nor theirs with either chambermaids, nor theirs with wash-maids.
Page 197 - Also, when I ride a-hunting or a-hawking, or travel from one house to another, I will have them attending ; so for either of these said women, I must and will have for either of them a horse. Also, I will have six or eight gentlemen ; and I will have my two coaches, one lined with velvet to myself, with four very fair horses : and a coach - for my women, lined with cloth, and laced with gold, otherwise with scarlet, and laced with silver, with four good horses.
Page 308 - I am a clergyman of the Church of England, and a loyal subject to the king ; I have lived three years in a poor cottage under your warren wall, within a few paces of your lordship's house. My son lives with me, and we read and dig by turns. I have a little money, and some few books, and I submit cheerfully to the will of Providence.
Page 229 - Thou know'st the words King Robert spoke Upon his dying day: How he bade take his noble heart And carry it far away; "And lay it in the holy soil Where once the Saviour trod, Since he might not bear the blessed Cross, Nor strike one blow for God.
Page 198 - Also I would have to put in my purse 2000/., and 200/., and so, you to pay my debts. Also I would have 6000/. to buy me jewels, and 4000/. to buy me a pearl chain. Now, seeing I have been, and am, so reasonable unto you, I pray you do find my children apparel, and their schooling, and all my servants, men and women, their wages.

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