Suffolk surnames

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Trübner & co., 1861 - Family & Relationships - 757 pages
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Page 2 - Heaviside danced a Bolero. Miss Joy, wretched maid, when she chose Mr. Love, Found nothing but sorrow await her ; She now holds in wedlock, as true as a dove, That fondest of mates, Mr. Hayter. Mr.
Page xxii - My misfortune has received every alleviation which science could suggest, or the kindness of family and friends bestow ; but my bodily pain and weariness soon made some fixed employment almost indispensable. I accordingly commenced the printing of this work in the autumn of 1859 ; and it has enabled me to attain a state of cheerful discomfort. ... If my volume shall sometimes dispel the cloud of care or thought from the brow of manhood, or call forth a smile upon the face of youth and beauty, I may...
Page 2 - Oldcastle dwells in a modern-built hut; Miss Sage is of madcaps the archest, Of all the queer bachelors Cupid e'er cut, Old Mr.
Page xxv - Abigail, were each satisfied with a single name, nor reflect that the use of two is not a refinement dating from an obscure and unknown antiquity, but quite within the reach of record and history. Every name, no doubt, originally had a meaning, or was at first assumed or imposed from its real or supposed fitness, from some accidental circumstance, or from mere caprice.
Page 1 - MEN once were surnamed from their shape or estate, (You all may from History worm it) There was Lewis the Bulky, and Henry the Great, John Lackland, and Peter the Hermit. But now when the door-plates of Misters and Dames Are read, each so constantly varies , From the owner's trade, 6gure, and calling, Surnames Seem given by the rule of contraries.
Page 1 - Misters and Dames Are read, each so constantly varies From the owner's trade, figure, and calling, Surnames Seem given by the rule of contraries. Mr. Box, though provoked, never doubles his fist, Mr. Burns, in his grate, has no fuel: Mr. Playfair won't catch me at hazard or whist, Mr. Coward was winged in a duel.
Page 76 - In Misery's darkest cavern known, His useful care was ever nigh, Where hopeless Anguish poured his groan, And lonely Want retired to die.
Page 49 - March 23, 1727-8. I SEND you a very odd thing, a paper printed in Boston in New England, wherein you will find a real person, a member of their parliament, of the name of Jonathan Gulliver. If the fame of that traveller...
Page 2 - Mr. Barker's as mute as a fish in the sea, Mr. Miles never moves on a journey, Mr. Gotobed sits up till half after three, Mr.
Page 218 - And out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the Field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.

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