Devon Notes and Queries, Volume 1, Part 1

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J. G. Commin, 1901 - Devon (England)
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Page 198 - Committee consist of three members — two of whom must be the First Lord of the Admiralty and the Secretary of State for War...
Page 175 - Nor less composure waits upon the roar Of distant floods, or on the softer voice Of neighbouring fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as they fall Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length In matted grass, that with a livelier green Betrays the secret of their silent course.
Page 59 - Elizabeth, by the grace of God, of England, Fraunce, and Ireland, queene, defender of the faith...
Page 14 - Boger for himself his Executors and Administrators doth Covenant and Grant to and with the said | Churchwardens and Overseers...
Page 160 - In witness whereof We have caused the Great Seal of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to be affixed to these Presents which We have signed with Our Royal Hand. Given at Our Court at Balmoral the twenty-fourth day of October in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven, and in the fifty-first year of Our Reign.
Page 255 - ... which gift all his services and obedience fall short; so that he can never come to be upon even disengaged terms, much less to oblige anew, and deserve somewhat further. Besides, that same grace, by which any serves and obeys God, is likewise his own gift, as it is said, 1 Chron.
Page 15 - We have also assigned you, and every two or more of you (of whom any one of you the aforesaid AB, CD., etc., we will shall be one), our justices to inquire the truth more fully, by the oath of good and lawful men of the aforesaid county, by whom the truth of the matter shall be the...
Page 195 - Then another Sister is spoke of. Then, Here lies hard by James Oxenham, the Son of the said John, who died a Child in his Cradle a little after; and such a Bird was seen fluttering about his head, a little before he expired, which vanished afterwards.
Page 43 - I CANNOT tell what you say, green leaves, I cannot tell what you say: But I know that there is a spirit in you, And a word in you this day. I cannot tell what you say, rosy rocks, I cannot tell what you say: But I know that there is a spirit in you, And a word in you this day.
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