Bye-gones: Relating to Wales and the Border Counties

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Printed at the Caxton workd., 1890 - Wales
 

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Page 250 - I, AB, do swear, That I do from my heart abhor, detest, and abjure as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position, That princes excommunicated or deprived by the pope, or any authority of the see of Rome, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever.
Page 251 - ... is and stands limited to the Princess Sophia, Electress and Duchess Dowager of Hanover and the heirs of her body being protestants. And all these things I do plainly and sincerely acknowledge and swear according to these express words by me spoken and according to the plain and common sense and understanding of the same words without any equivocation, mental evasion or secret reservation whatsoever. And I do make this recognition, acknowledgment, adjuration, renunciation and promise, heartily,...
Page 251 - An Act for the further limitation of the Crown, and better securing the rights and liberties of the Subject...
Page 413 - A SWARM of bees in May Is worth a load of hay; A swarm of bees in June Is worth a silver spoon; A swarm of bees in July Is not worth a fly.
Page 382 - THIS modest Stone, what few vain marbles can, May truly say, Here lies an honest Man : A Poet, blest beyond the Poet's fate, Whom Heav'n kept sacred from the Proud and Great. Foe to loud praise, and Friend to learned Ease, Content with Science in the Vale of Peace. Calmly he look'd on either Life, and here Saw nothing to regret, or there to fear ; From Nature's...
Page 403 - We will rejoice in thy salvation, and triumph in the name of the Lord our God : the Lord perform all thy petitions.
Page 251 - Attempts whatever, which shall be made against his Person, Crown, or Dignity; and I will do my utmost Endeavour to disclose...
Page 250 - Wales during the life of the late King James the Second and since his decease pretended to be and took upon himself the stile and title of King of England by the name of James the Third...
Page 36 - Four for a boy Five for silver Six for gold Seven for a secret never to be told...
Page 259 - Monday for wealth ; Tuesday for health ; Wednesday the best day of all ; Thursday for crosses ; Friday for losses ; Saturday no luck at all.

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