Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art, Volume 49

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Page 140 - THE blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was shed for thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life!
Page 166 - When we arrive at the end of the thirteenth and the beginning of the fourteenth century...
Page 4 - The COUNCIL of the CAMDEN SOCIETY desire it to be understood that they are not answerable for any opinions or observations that may appear in the Society's publications; the Editors of the several works being alone responsible for the same.
Page 273 - Here die I, Richard Grenville, with a joyful and quiet mind, for that I have ended my life as a true soldier ought to do, that hath fought for his country, queen, religion, and honour...
Page 321 - The following Collection was originally made about the Beginning of the present Century, by a blind itinerant Fidler, (one Peter Lock, of North-Moulton, or its Neighbourhood) who was a Man of some Humour; and tho' his Skill and Dexterity as a Musician is said to have recommended him to the Notice of the Great, his more common Converse with the lower Class of People, gave him frequent Opportunities of hearing and observing their Phrases and Diction ; and, as Persons deprived of Sight have generally...
Page 254 - Countrey : whereupon he landed fifteene men in the Isle of Roanoak, furnished plentifully with all maner of provision for two yeeres, and so departed for England.
Page 273 - But the others of my company have done as traitors and dogs, for which they shall be reproached all their lives and leave a shameful name for ever.
Page 214 - I slew all those from time to time that did belong to, feed, accompany, or maintain any outlaws or traitors; and after my first summoning of any castle or fort, if they would not presently yield it, I would not afterwards take it of their gift, but won it perforce, how many lives soever it cost, putting man, woman, and child of them to the sword.
Page 251 - ... to discover, finde, search out, and view such remote, heathen and barbarous lands, countreys and territories not actually possessed of any Christian prince or people...
Page 326 - The chief object of the foregoing story is to interweave every provincial word known to the Author ; and he has kept this object in view so closely that few verses have been added during the progress of the tale without the introduction of at least three or -four new words. This may have, in many instances, interfered with the poetical interest of the tale, but will, it is presumed, increase its local value. The Author is not aware of any composition formed on a similar plan, and he must reiterate...

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