National History and Views of London and Its Environs, Volume 2

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Charles Frederick Partington
A. Bell, 1834
 

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Page 171 - ... that whoever has already dared, or shall hereafter endeavour, by false insinuations and suggestions, to alienate your Majesty's affections from your loyal subjects in general, and from the City of London in particular, and to withdraw your confidence...
Page 166 - ... commit him to the house of correction for any time not exceeding three months...
Page 88 - I give to the master and keepers or wardens and commonalty of the mystery or art of a stationer of the city of London...
Page 171 - ... majesty's displeasure would at all times affect their minds ; the declaration of that displeasure has already filled them with inexpressible anxiety, and with the deepest affliction. Permit me, sire, to assure your majesty, that your majesty lias...
Page 90 - To paint fair Nature, by divine command, Her magic pencil in his glowing hand, A Shakespeare rose : then, to expand his fame Wide o'er this breathing world, a Garrick came. Though sunk in death the forms the Poet drew, The Actor's genius bade them breathe anew; Though, like the bard himself, in night they lay, Immortal Garrick call'd them back to day: And till Eternity with power...
Page 179 - For the better accommodation of the neighbourhood, this pump was removed to the spot where it now stands. The spring by which it is supplied is situated four feet eastward, and round it, as history informs us, the Parish Clerks of London in remote ages commonly performed sacred plays. That custom caused it to be denominated Clerks'Well, and from which this parish derived its name. The water was greatly esteemed by the Prior and Brethren of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem and the Benedictine Nuns...
Page 8 - My lord, we make use of you not for the badness of your legs» but for the goodness of your head.
Page 202 - Proud Prelate, — You know what you were before I made you what you are now. If you do not immediately comply with my request. I will unfrock you, by God. ELIZABETH.
Page 44 - in whose house there was often six oxen eaten at a breakfast, and every taverne was full of his meate, for hee that had any acquaintance in that house, might have there so much of sodden and rost meate, as he could pricke and carry upon a long dagger.
Page 3 - Sea ; and they were accordingly incorporated under the title of " the Governor and Company of Merchants of Great Britain trading to the South Seas, and other parts of America, and for encouraging the Fifliery,

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