The Antiquities of Gainford, in the County of Durham: Comprising the Baronial and Ecclesiastical History of that Place, and of Barnardcastle: with Accounts of the Township of Headlam, and Chapelry of Denton, Etc., Etc

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W. Harrison, 1846 - 154 pages
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Page 147 - Duncan is in his grave; After life's fitful fever he sleeps well; Treason has done his worst: nor steel, nor poison, Malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing Can touch him further.
Page 111 - twixt reading and Bohea, To muse, and spill her solitary Tea, Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon, Count the slow clock, and dine exact at noon...
Page 103 - Some beauties yet no precepts can declare, For there's a happiness as well as care." Music resembles poetry; in each Are nameless graces which no methods teach, And which a master-hand alone can reach. If, where the rules not far enough extend, (Since rules were made but to promote their end) Some lucky licence answer to the full Th' intent propos'd, that licence is a rule.
Page 95 - Court, then this obligation to be void and of none effect, or else to remain in full force and virtue. Signed, sealed, and delivered in the presence of KL, Registrar [or OP, a Clerk in the Principal Registry of Her Majesty's Court of Probate].
Page 99 - while he lived in the Temple, he amused himself in illustrating Bishop Gibson's edition of Camden's Britannia, with all the topographical engravings of every kind that had fallen into his hands ; and though the selection was not formed with the taste the subject is capable of, nor included many prints which would have been worthy of it, it sold for a considerable sum.
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Page 52 - ... condition, as the time was then ; this being their end and aim, to save a groate from the poor Clarke, so they would rather have them unredgestered — but now it is their design to have them redgestered.
Page 101 - Allan appropriately concludes with a comfortable assurance that will apply to many others who have inclined to his pursuits, that " he was charitable, hospitable, cheerful, and as good a man as I could have wished to have been acquainted with when young, or as I can desire to form an intimacy with, as my age advances.
Page 100 - About 16 years before his death, he had a paralytic stroke, which deprived him of the use of his legs, and he was confined to his bed ever after. During that period, he was, nevertheless, cheerful, and conversed with pleasure on the topography and antiquities of the country.
Page 78 - ... et in solidum, ita quod non sit melior conditio occupantis, sed quod unus eorum inceperit quilibet eorum id prosequi valeat, mediare pariter et finire.

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