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Page 85 - Lay her i' the earth; And from her fair and unpolluted flesh May violets spring! I tell thee, churlish priest, A ministering angel shall my sister be, When thou liest howling.
Page 211 - The Northumberland Garland or Newcastle Nightingale, a matchless collection of famous songs.
Page 210 - The Jurisdiction of the Court Leet: Exemplified in the Articles which the Jury or Inquest for the King, In that Court, is Charged and Sworn, and by Law Enjoined to Inquire of and Present.
Page 69 - A Letter to George Hardinge, esq. on the subject of a passage in Mr. Steevens's Preface to his impression of Shakspeare," 1777, 4to, unless, indeed, the gentleman to whom the letter was attributed, the rev.
Page 210 - Pieces of Ancient Popular Poetry: from Authentic Manuscripts and Old Printed Copies. Adorned with cuts.
Page 48 - British Topography, or an historical account of what has been done for illustrating the Topographical Antiquities of Great Britain and Ireland, and edition, London, 1780, Vol.
Page 115 - Poems on Interesting Events in the Reign of King Edward III. written in the year 1352 by Laurence Minot.
Page 33 - The Office of Constable: being an entirely New Compendium of the Law concerning that Ancient Minister for the conservation of the peace.