Journal of the British Archaeological Association, Volume 3

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British Archaeological Association., 1848 - Archaeology

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Page 71 - Lo, dost thou not see, Meg, that these blessed fathers be now as cheerfully going to their deaths as bridegrooms to their marriage...
Page 167 - The clarke that shew'd me this church is above 80 years old ; he says that this Shakespear was formerly in this towne bound apprentice to a butcher, but that he run from his master to London, and there was received into the playhouse as a serviture, and by this meanes had an opportunity to be what he afterwards prov'd.
Page 367 - VESTIGES OF THE ANTIQUITIES OF DERBYSHIRE, and the Sepulchral Usages of its Inhabitants, from the most Remote Ages to the Reformation. By Thomas Bateman, Esq., of Yolgrave, Derbyshire. In one handsome volume, 8vo, with numerous woodcuts of Tumuli and their contents, Crosses, Tombs, fy•c.
Page 362 - DCL 2 vols. SIX OLD ENGLISH CHRONICLES : viz., Asser's Life of Alfred and the Chronicles of Ethelwerd, Gildas, Nennius, Geoffrey of Monmouth, and Richard of Cirencester.
Page 203 - Walnut oil is prepared like that of almonds, either by pounding or pressing the nuts, or by throwing them, after they have been bruised, into boiling water. The (medicinal) uses are the same : but it has a use besides these, being employed by gilders or encaustic painters; for it dries, and preserves gildings and encaustic paintings for a long time.
Page 82 - Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Reign of Edward I.
Page 66 - Because by killing of great beasts, 'fcc., from whose putrified blood running down the streets, and the bowels cast into the Thames, the air in the city is very much corrupted and infected, whence abominable and most filthy stinks proceed, sicknesses and many other evils have happened to such as have abode in the said city, or have resorted to it...
Page 203 - The King to his treasurer and chamberlains. Pay from our treasury to Odo the goldsmith and Edward his son one hundred and seventeen shillings and ten-pence for oil, varnish, and colours bought, and for pictures...
Page 95 - I have said before, it is necessary, in order to get the best results, to thin out thoroughly. I always leave these lateral branches from the central branch that forms the head of the tree— one coming out on the east, one on the west, one on the north, and one on the south ; trim them similarly as you do the center and you have then a symmetrical tree.
Page 204 - ... interesting work of art lay neglected in a chapel near the North Transept, till Mr. Blore, with the permission of the Dean and Chapter, had it placed for security in the case in which it is now seen. It is supposed to have originally formed part of the decoration of the high altar. Its date may be fixed at the close of the thirteenth or beginning of the fourteenth century. Between this Chapel and the next, is a monument of Mosaic work, erected for the children of Henry III. and Edward I. This...

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