Sussex Archaeological Collections Relating to the History and Antiquities of the County, Volume 2

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Sussex Archaeological Society, 1849 - Archaeology
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Page 280 - As the hart panteth after the water-brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God : when shall I come and appear before God...
Page 131 - Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie : to be laid in the balance, they are altogether lighter than vanity.
Page 252 - Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there be many servants now a days that break away every man from his master. Shall I then take my bread, and my water, and my flesh that I have killed for my shearers, and give it unto men, whom I know not whence they be?
Page 282 - But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.
Page 201 - The hearth, or bottom of the furnace, is made of a sandstone, and the sides round, to the height of a yard or thereabout. The rest of the furnace is lined up to the top with brick. " When they begin upon a new furnace, they put fire for a day or two before they begin to blow.
Page 201 - Then they blow gently and encrease by degrees 'till they come to the height in ten weeks or more. "Every six days they call a founday, in which space they make eight tun of iron, if you divide the whole sum of iron made by the foundays : for at first they make less in a founday, at last more.
Page 186 - He looked round upon the people, and then continued, addressing the bishop," If you have any just cause against me worthy of death lay it against me, and let me have it; for I refuse not to die, I praise God for the truth's sake, if I had ten lives. If you have no cause let me go home, I pray you, to my wife and children, to see them kept; and other poor folk, that I would set to •work, by the help of God. I have set to work a hundred persons ere this, all the year together, and was unjustly taken...
Page 130 - Six wings he wore, to shade His lineaments divine : the pair that clad Each shoulder broad came mantling o'er his breast With regal ornament; the middle pair...
Page 197 - Tis but in vain to tell what we before have been, Or changes of the world, that we in time have seen ; When, not devising how to spend our wealth with waste, We to the savage swine let fall our larding mast. But now, alas ! ourselves we have not to sustain, Nor can our tops suffice to shield our roots from rain, Jove's oak, the warlike ash, vein'd elm, the softer beech, Short hazel, maple plain, light asp, the bending wych, Tough holly, and smooth birch, must altogether burn : What should the builder...
Page 242 - Tiles of dark blue and yellow occur in Etchingham Church. In the bay at the upper end of the hall is an archway, now blocked, which led to the adjoining apartments ; and at the opposite angle of the same end are two adjacent doorways, one on the east and the other on the south side : the arches of both are deeply moulded, and the jamb-shafts have foliaged capitals. That on the south opens into a recess or passage, cut obliquely through the wall and buttress, perhaps intended for a closet ; but this...

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