The Antiquary, Volume 44

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Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson
E. Stock, 1908 - Antiquities

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Page 313 - Germany at the end of the Middle Ages. We leave out of our consideration those territories which at the end of the fourteenth and the beginning of the fifteenth century...
Page 388 - Who is like unto the LORD our GOD, that hath his dwelling so high, and yet humbleth himself to behold the things that are in heaven and earth ? 6 He taketh up the simple out of the dust, and lifteth the poor out of the mire ; 7 That he may set him with the princes, even with the princes of his people.
Page 181 - how the world wags: Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour more 'twill be eleven; And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot; And thereby hangs a tale.
Page 182 - I should like to be buried there ; and let me beg of you, as you value your old friend, not to suffer any pomp to be used at my funeral ; nor any monument, nor monumental inscription whatsoever, to mark where I am laid : but lay me quietly in the earth, place a sun-dial over my grave, and let me be forgotten.
Page 107 - Far as the eye could reach, no tree was seen, Earth, clad in russet, scorn'd the lively green. The plague of locusts they secure defy, For in three hours a grasshopper must die. No living thing, whate'er its food, feasts there, But the Cameleon, who can feast on air.
Page 382 - Thrawn Janet" has two defects; "it is true only historically, true for a hill parish in Scotland in old days, not true for mankind and the world.
Page 430 - The first men that our Saviour dear Did choose to wait upon him here, Blest fishers were, and fish the last Food was that he on earth did taste. I therefore strive to follow those, Whom he to follow him hath chose.
Page 99 - Do this now, my son, and deliver thyself, when thou art come into the hand of thy friend; go, humble thyself, and make sure thy friend.
Page 107 - But the chameleon who can feast on air. No birds, except as birds of passage, flew ; No bee was known to hum, no dove to coo.
Page 477 - As to roofs, good oak is certainly the best, because it will bear some negligence. The churchwardens' care may be defective in speedy mending drips ; they usually whitewash the church, and set up their names, but neglect to preserve the roof over their heads. It must be allowed, that the roof being more out of sight, is still more unminded. Next to oak, is good yellow deal, which is a timber of length, and light, and makes excellent work at first ; but, if neglected, will speedily perish ; especially...

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