London and Middlesex: or, An historical, commercial, & descriptive survey of the metropolis of Great-Britain: including sketches of its environs, and a topographical account of the most remarkable places in the above county, Volume 1

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Printed by W. Wilson, for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1810 - London (England)
 

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Page 477 - Orange should be declared King and Queen of England...
Page 346 - May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me...
Page 59 - Now to the sister hills that skirt her plain, To lofty Harrow now, and now to where Majestic Windsor lifts his princely brow. In lovely contrast to this glorious view, Calmly magnificent, then will we turn To where the silver Thames first rural grows. There let the feasted eye unwearied stray; Luxurious, there, rove through the pendent woods That nodding hang o'er Harrington's retreat...
Page 300 - For the Queen! For the Queen! A plot is laid for my life!
Page 378 - ... else, seeing they were all dead, and were to be huddled together into the common grave of mankind, as we may call it, for here was no difference made, but poor and rich went together ; there was no other way of burials, neither was it possible there should, for coffins were not to be had for the prodigious numbers that fell in such a calamity as this.
Page 335 - Several other Projectors were in like manner personated in this Antimasque ; and it pleased the spectators the more, because by it an information was covertly given to the King of the unfitness and ridiculousness of these projects against the law ; and the Attorney Noy, who had most knowledge of them, had a great hand in this Antimasque of the Projectors.
Page 398 - ... upon the stall, they took them up with the instrument they used and threw them into the cart, and all this while the piper slept soundly. From hence they passed along and took in other dead bodies, till, as honest John Hayward told me, they almost buried him alive in the cart ; yet all this while he slept soundly.
Page 469 - ... that made so ill a return for it : she rejoiced, that God had honoured her to be the first that suffered by fire in this reign : and that her suffering was a martyrdom for that religion which was all love.
Page 60 - Heavens! what a goodly prospect spreads around, Of hills, and dales, and woods, and lawns, and spires, And glittering towns, and gilded streams, till all The stretching landscape into smoke decays!
Page 452 - Commonwealth,"* was passed ; and a Bill for excluding the Duke of York from the Succession to the Throne, was also brought in, but the King prevented its passing at that time, by proroguing the Parliament.

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