The Reliquary and Illustrated Archaeologist,: A Quarterly Journal and Review Devoted to the Study of Early Pagan and Christian Antiquities of Great Britain, Volume 3

J. R. Smith., 1863

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Page 89 - We few, we happy few, we band of brothers : For he, to-day that sheds his blood with me, Shall be my brother ; be he ne'er so vile, This day shall gentle his condition...
Page 155 - Culpeper whether he meant him ; he said, yes, he meant his Lordship. My Lord told him he was no excluder (as indeed he was not) ; the other affirming it...
Page 76 - Hollatul, gross one hundred and ten, chests four. I have seen some very long ones and also small from thence, that truly are very fine. If there comes no more, they'll do us no great hurt. I think they must be permitted to be patterns to set our people on work, and if our smoakers would use none but fine ones, I question not but we should make as fine as anybody.
Page 231 - There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw-teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.
Page 199 - There," said he, pointing to a bank of " garden flowers grown wild," " there are the Findernes' flowers, brought by Sir Geoffrey from the Holy Land, and do what we will, they will never die...
Page 118 - Sir, it will be much exaggerated in popular talk : for, in the first place, the common people do not accurately adapt their thoughts to the objects ; nor, secondly, do they accurately adapt their words to their thoughts : they do not mean to lie ; but, taking no pains to be exact, they give you very false accounts. A great part of their language is proverbial. If anything rocks at all, they say it rocks like a cradle ; and in this way they go on.
Page 146 - Then have they neather stocks (stockings) to these gay hosen, not of cloth (though never so fine), for that is thought too base, but of jarnsey, worsted, crewell, eilke, thread, and such like, or else, at the least, of the finest yarn that can be got ; and so curiously knit with open seame down the leg, with quirkes and clocks about the ancles, and sometime (haplie) interlaced about the ancles with gold or silver threads, as is wonderful to behold.
Page 183 - ... her by drowning. The same night (Providence so ordering it) there were several persons of inferior rank drinking in an alehouse at Leek, whereof one having been out, and observing the darkness and other ill circumstances of the weather, coming in again, said to the rest of his companions, that he were a stout man indeed that would venture to...
Page 182 - O, that the slave had forty thousand lives ! One is too poor, too weak for my revenge.
Page 89 - And gentlemen in England, now a-bed, Shall think themselves accurs'd, they were not here; And hold their manhoods cheap, while any speaks, That fought with us upon saint Crispin's day.

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