Northamptonshire Notes and Queries, Volume 5

Front Cover
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 251 - When they went from one nation to another, from one kingdom to another people; He suffered no man to do them wrong: yea, he reproved kings for their sakes; Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.
Page xxv - Tis strange, the shortest letter which man uses Instead of speech, may form a lasting link Of ages ; to what straits old Time reduces Frail man, when paper — even a rag like this, Survives himself, his tomb, and all...
Page 121 - HONOUR AND VERTUE TRIUMPHING OVER THE GRAVE exemplified in a faire devout Life, and Death, adorned with the surviving perfections of Henry Lord Stafford...
Page xxvi - O'er grovelling generations past Upstood the Doric fane at last ; And countless hearts on countless years Had wasted thoughts, and hopes, and fears, Rude laughter and unmeaning tears, Ere England Shakespeare saw, or Rome The pure perfection of her dome. Others, I doubt not, if not we, The issue of our toils shall see ; Young children gather as their own The harvest that the dead had sown. The dead forgotten and unknown.
Page 99 - And also of your charyte call to remembraunce The soule of William Caxton first prynter of this boke In laten tonge at Coleyn hymself to avaunce That every well disposyd man may theron loke And John Tate the yonger Joye mote he broke Whiche late hathe in Englonde doo make this paper thynne That now in our englyssh this boke is prynted Inne.
Page 241 - II. When to the Old Bailey this Blueskin was led, He held up his hand; his indictment was read; Loud rattled his chains: near him Jonathan stood; For full forty pounds was the price of his blood. Then, hopeless of life, He drew his penknife, And made a tad widow of Jonathan's wife. But forty pounds paid her, her grief shall appease, And ev'ry man round me may rob, if he please.
Page 241 - NEWGATE'S GARLAND: Being a new Ballad, showing how Mr. Jonathan Wild's Throat was cut from Ear to Ear, with a Penknife, by Mr. Blake, alias Blueskin, the bold Highwayman, as he stood at his Trial in the Old Bailey, 1725. TO THE TUNE OF THE CUTPURSE.
Page 211 - Sir George Sondes, his plaine Narrative to the World of all Passages upon the Death of his two Sonnes. London, 1655. This was a folio of forty pages, and was reprinted in The Harleian Miscellany. Sir George Sondes replies in this narrative to the assertions of "godly ministers" that his calamities were the result * Rocking ham Castle and the Watsons, p.
Page 175 - A Catalogue of the Lords, Knights, and Gentlemen that have compounded for their Estates.
Page xxvi - History maketh a young man to be old without either wrinkles or gray hairs; privileging him with the experience of age, without either the infirmities or inconveniences thereof.

Bibliographic information