The History of Merchant-Taylors School, from Its Foundation to the Present Time: In Two Parts. I. Of Its Founders, Patrons, Benefactors, and Masters. II. Of Its Principal Scholars, Volume 1
Marchant and Galabin, 1812
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Page 87 - Positions, wherein those primitive circumstances be examined which are necessarie for the training up of Children, either for Skill in theire Booke, or Health in their Bodie.
Page 86 - In a morning he would exactly and plainly construe and parse the lessons to his scholars; which done, he slept his hour (custom made him critical to proportion it) in his desk in the school; but woe be to the scholar that slept the while. Awaking, he heard them accurately; and Atropos might be persuaded to pity, as soon as he to pardon, where he found just fault. The prayers of cockering mothers prevailed with him as much as the requests of indulgent fathers, rather increasing than mitigating his...
Page 501 - ... company of stationers, the dividends and yearly produce thereof to be divided for ever equally amongst six other such old printers, compositors or pressmen, for their respective lives, to be qualified, chosen, and paid in manner as aforesaid. It has long been to me matter of concern, that such numbers are put apprentices as compositors without any share of...
Page 491 - Bank, should be laid out in the purchase of Bank £3 per cent. Annuities, in the name and with the privity of the said Accountant-General, in trust in the said cause, and he was to declare the trust...
Page 5 - There was good number entertained with good cheer by the chamberlain ; and after dinner they went to hunting the fox. There was a great cry for a mile, and at length the hounds killed him at the end of St Giles's. Great hallowing at his death, and blowing of homes; and thence the lord maior, with all his company, rode through London to his place in Lombard-street.
Page 502 - Compositor: The said Master, Wardens, and Assistants of the said Company, shall nominate for this purpose a Compositor who is a man of good life and conversation, who shall usually frequent some place of Public Worship every Sunday unless prevented by sickness, and shall not have worked on a Newspaper or Magazine for Four Years at least before such Nomination, nor shall ever afterwards whilst he holds this Annuity, which may be for life, if he continues a Journeyman : He shall be able to read and...
Page 8 - The glory of the Lord, Our onely Redeemer ; Wherefore Dame Fame Must needs inroll Paul Withypoll his childe, By Love and Nature, Elizabeth, the wife Of Emanuel Lucar, In whom was declared The goodnesse of the Lord, With many high verrues, Which truely I will record.
Page 227 - Marys at the two most usual feasts in the year, viz.: the Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Michael the Archangel...