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Page 84 - all the rights and privileges of a British subject, except the capacity of being a member of the Privy Council, or a member of either House of Parliament, and except the rights and capacities (if any) specially exempted in and
Page 128 - assigns, should have such and the same remedies at law and in equity for recovering such apportioned parts of the said rents, annuities, pensions, dividends, moduses, compositions, and other payments, when the entire portions of which such apportioned parts shall form part shall become due and payable, and not before, as he,
Page 142 - Select Committee of the House of Commons, which had been appointed in the preceding year ' to inquire into the best means of extending a knowledge of the arts, and of the principles of design, among the people (especially the manufacturing population) of me country,
Page 59 - were useful at the time in developing more rapidly the agricultural resources of the country. During the years of scarcity at the end of the last and beginning of the present century, the Board of Agriculture took upon
Page 200 - be his vicar-general, or an archdeacon or rural dean within the diocese, for the purpose of making inquiry as to the grounds of such charge or report : provided always that notice of the intention to issue such commission under the hand of the bishop, containing an intimation of the nature of the offence, together
Page 253 - •wares, tools, and operations, of which no mention is found in books. What favourable accident or easy inquiry brought within my reach has not been neglected ; but it had been a hopeless labour to glean up words by courting living information, and contesting with the sullcnness of one and the roughness of another.
Page 238 - and maliciously pull down or in any wise destroy any public bridge, or do any injury with intent and so as thereby to render such bridge, or any part thereof, dangerous or impassable, every such offender shall be guilty of felony. (For further information see Lord Coke's
Page 32 - debts at the day of payment assigned ; and by reason hereof many merchants have withdrawn to come into this realm with their merchandises, to the damage as well of the merchants as of the whole realm ;' and therefore ' the king by himself and his council ordain and establish ' certain remedies for the evils complained of.
Page 166 - to the isle of Cumray with Lady Montgomery, but left, he tells us, all his family and goods to Cromwell's courtesy, ' which,' he adds, ' indeed was great ; for he took such a course with his soldiers that they did less displeasure at Glasgow, nor [than] if they had been at London, though Mr. Zachary