Archaeologia Cambrensis

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W. Pickering, 1890 - Wales
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Page 298 - An experienced old housekeeper assures me that one pound and a half of rushes completely supplies his family the year round, since working people burn no candles in the long days, because they rise and go to bed by daylight.
Page 298 - ... in the long days, because they rise and go to bed by daylight. Little farmers use rushes much in the short days both morning and evening, in the dairy and kitchen ; but the very poor, who are always the worst economists, and therefore must continue very poor, buy a halfpenny candle every evening, which in their blowing open rooms, does not burn much more than two hours. Thus they have only two hours' light for their money instead of eleven.
Page 214 - Conventum et successores nostros omnes et singulos integram inviolatam sinceram perpetuamtj> fidem observanciam et obedientiam semper prestaturos erga dominum Regem nostrum Henricum Octavum et erga Annam Reginam uxorem ejusdem et...
Page 356 - At the Meetings of the Society or of the Council the Chair shall be taken by the President, or, in his absence, by the Senior Vice-President, the Treasurer, or Senior Ordinary Members of the Council then present.
Page 189 - Of cloth of lake fin and clere A breche and eke a sherte, And next his sherte an haketon, And over that an habergeon For piercing of his herte.
Page 237 - ... of the grandfather of Hengist and Horsa, as given by our oldest genealogists. 2. The same historical authorities all describe Vetta as the son of Victa ; and the person recorded on the Cat-stane is spoken of in the same distinctive terms —
Page 204 - Staffe & Crotcher. The Stafe when we came to Tuch it it droped to peacis but the Crocher being Puter But almost perished But wold hold toogether. Betwithin the Stafe there was a large cup by his side but almost perished The most of Puter he was rapt in Leather and the upper part was Yery sound. "JOHN WOOD Architect of Queen Sq
Page 152 - That several other migratory epidemics of the pestilence occurred at subsequent periods, during the latter part of the last century and the early part of the present...
Page 215 - Verba et Facta, simpliciter, aperte, sincere, et ad Normam seu Regulam Sacrarum Scripturarum, et vere Catholicorum et Orthodoxorum Doctorum, praedicabit catholicii et orthodox^.
Page 35 - Asaph, held that the clergy might marry ; that it " was not necessary for salvation to believe and approve all that was affirmed and determined by a General Council ; and that the Universal Church may err in matters of faith.

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