The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and Entertaining Pamphlets and Tracts, as Well in Manuscript as in Print, Found in the Late Earl of Oxford's Library, Interspersed with Historical, Political, and Critical Notes (Google eBook)
William Oldys, John Malham
R. Dutton, 1809 - Great Britain
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Page 286 - He causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth ; he maketh lightnings for the rain ; he bringeth the wind out of his treasuries.
Page 234 - I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair : I hid not my face from shame and spitting. For the Lord God will help me ; therefore shall I not be confounded : therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.
Page 203 - And likewise we bar, from this benefit and liberty, all such known recusants, either men or women, as will abstain from coming ta church or divine service, being therefore unworthy of any lawful recreation after the said service, that will not first come to the church and serve God...
Page 203 - Church: and as for our good people's lawful recreation, our pleasure likewise is, that after the end of divine service our good people be not disturbed, letted or discouraged from any lawful recreation, such as dancing, either men or women; archery for men, leaping, vaulting, or any other such harmless recreation, nor from having of May-games, Whitsun-ales, and Morris-dances; and the setting up of May-poles and other sports therewith used: so as the same be had in due and convenient time, without...
Page 203 - ... that under pretence of taking away abuses, there hath been a general forbidding, not only of ordinary meetings, but of the feasts of the dedication of the churches, commonly called wakes.
Page 514 - Court, commanding them neither to spare for any cost, expense, or travayle, to make such a triumphant banquet as they might not only wonder at it here, but also make a glorious report of it in their country, to the great honour of the king and his realm.
Page 560 - Parliament hereafter shall be, for any bill, speaking, reasoning, or declaring of any matter or matters concerning the Parliament to be communed and treated of, be utterly void and of none effect.
Page 204 - Justices of Assize in their several circuits, to see that no man do trouble or molest any of our loyal and dutiful People, in or for their Lawful Recreations, having first done their duty to God, and continuing in obedience to us and our laws.
Page 348 - Strange of high treason ; and the said commons, by protestation, saving to themselves the liberty of exhibiting at any time hereafter any other accusation or impeachment against the said Lord Strange, and also of replying to the answers that the said Jamea L.