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

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Marchant and Galabin, 1812
 

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Page 505 - It has long been to me matter of concern, that such numbers are put apprentices as compositors without any share of school-learning, who ought to have the greatest: in hopes of remedying this, I give and bequeath to the said company of stationers such a sum of money as will purchase...
Page 474 - Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. IN the Name of God. Amen. I...
Page 310 - Who would have imagined so little fear in him of the true, all-seeing Deity, as immediately before his death to pop into the hands of the grave bishop that attended him, as a special relique of his saintly exercises, a prayer stolen word for word from the mouth of a heathen woman praying to a heathen god?
Page 88 - 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 488 - And for the better taking the said accounts and discovery of the matters aforesaid, the parties are to produce before the said Master, upon oath, all deeds, books, papers, and writings...
Page 506 - 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...
Page 495 - L. his wife #s aforesaid should be also 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 this cause, " The defendant LLS her account of divi•dends and interest...
Page 412 - Berwick-upon-Tweed, shall be recovered by bill, plaint, or information, in any of his Majesty's Courts of record at Westminster, in which no essoin, protection, or wager of law shall be allowed...
Page 10 - Withypoll his childe, by Love and nature Elizabeth, the wife of Emanuel Lucar In whom was declared the goodness of the Lord, With many high vertues which truely I will record.
Page 488 - And it is ordered that the further consideration of this cause be adjourned, and any of the parties are to be at liberty to apply as they may be advised.

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