Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of London, Volume 2

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The Society, 1853 - Archaeology
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Page 55 - And they built the high places of Baal, which are in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to cause their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire unto Molech; which I commanded them not, neither came it into my mind, that they should do this abomination, to cause Judah to sin.
Page 246 - CHRONICLE of London from 1089 to 1483, written in the 15th Century, and for the first time printed from MSS. in the British Museum, with numerous Contemporary Illustrations of Royal Letters, Poems, descriptive of Public Events and Manners and Customs of the Metropolis.
Page 55 - Achor for a door of hope : and she shall sing there, as in the days of her youth, and as in the day when she came up out of the land of Egypt. And it shall be at that day, saith the Lord, that thou shalt call me Ishi; and shalt call me no more Baali.
Page 27 - Tea in England hath been sold in the leaf for six pounds, and sometimes for ten pounds the pound weight...
Page 71 - It is also with great pleasure that I find another gentleman from the United States, the author of the excellent " History of Spanish Literature," augmenting the list of our honorary members. Five years ago we had not one from that country. At present we have four, namely, Mr. Everett, Mr. Bancroft, Mr. Prescott, and Mr. Ticknor, — an accession of talent and high character of which any society might justly be proud.
Page 257 - ... on the 25th day of March, the 24th day of June, the 29th day of September, and the 25th day of December, in each and every year, by even and equal portions.
Page 12 - To all to whom these present letters shall come, greeting : know ye, that we of our special grace, and of our certain knowledge, and mere motion, have...
Page 27 - ... it hath been only used as a regalia in high treatments and entertainments, and presents made thereof to princes and grandees till the year 1657.
Page 163 - March paines, &c., they were called Nenia or Apophoreta, and never contained above one verse, or two at the most, but the shorter the better. We call them poesies, and do paint them now-a-dayes upon the back sides of our fruit-trenchers of wood, or use them as devises in ringes and armes.
Page 27 - ... into those Eastern countries, and upon knowledge and experience of the said Garway's continued care and industry in obtaining the best tea, and making drink thereof, very many noblemen, physicians, merchants, and gentlemen of quality, have ever since sent to him for the said leaf, and daily resort to his house in Exchange Alley, aforesaid, to drink the drink thereof...

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