The Romance of the London Directory

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"Hand and heart" publishing offices, 1879 - London (England) - 162 pages
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Page 131 - 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.
Page 18 - The Gentry to the King's Head, The Nobles to the Crown, The Knights unto the Golden Fleece, And to the Plough, the Clown. The Churchman to the Mitre, The Shepherd to the Star, The Gardener hies him to the Rose, To the Drum the man of war.
Page 162 - ... any Bookseller, or will be forwarded post free from the Publishing Office on receipt of POO or cheque to order of CHARLES MURRAY.
Page 109 - Or had from her worse looks than this ; Nor did she ever hope To saint one with a rope, And yet she is a Pope ! ' ' A female Pope ! " you '11 say — " a second Joan ! " No, sure — she is Pope Innocent, or none.
Page 49 - WOULD ye be taught, ye feathered throng, With love's sweet notes to grace your song, To pierce the heart with thrilling lay, Listen to mine Anne Hathaway ! She hath a way to sing so clear, Phoebus might wondering stop to hear.
Page 48 - Here lies one More, and no more than he, One More, and no More .' how can that be ? Why one More, and no more, may well lie here alone ; But here lies one More, and that's more than one !" •' ' FROM BROOM CHURCHYARD, ENGLAND.
Page 48 - When More some years had chancellor been, No more suits did remain ; The same shall never more be seen, Till More be there again.
Page 15 - And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight, and enquire in the house of Judas for one called Saul, of Tarsus; for, behold, he prayeth...
Page 144 - A prison — a cart — and a rope in it ? A name ? — if the party had a voice, What mortal would be a Bugg by choice...

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