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Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1853
 

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May
40
Commerce use of Money Coins Banking System Internal Navigation c
45
Senator
49
King of the Romans
50
Dominant origin of in music Etruscan Vases
51
October
53
Discoveries and Inventions
55
Hermaphrodite
56
Bull and
60
Send him to Coventry
61
Air Balloons
64
Downs
68
Fountains
69
Bancrofts Almshouses
70
Seven Oaks
76
Bank of England 54 Bible and its History
77
Rise and Progress of the Stage Origin of various Popular Plays Songs c
84
Swan theatre
88
Dramatic Censorship
89
Shakspeare Chandos portrait of 38 Spread Eagle 276
90
Hindostan
91
Universities Colleges Schools Public Libraries Religious Sects Nicene
97
Drinking healths
98
Sydney Sussex College
99
Aldersgate Street
101
Kings Speech
105
Banking System origin of 53 Bible and Missionary Societies
106
Bullbaiting in England
107
Parliaments Magna Charta Trial by Jury Feudal Laws Public Courts
110
Tailor
112
Coaches
117
Meal Tub Plot
119
Bankrupt
120
Cabbages
128
Titles Dignities Orders and Insignia Heralds and Origin of various Royal
132
Cæsar or Czar
143
Osnaburg Bishop of
146
Knives
147
Coaches Sailing
154
Measures liquid and dry 47 Myrmidon 362
155
Literal Signification of the Principal Male and Female Christian Names
161
Merryandrew
163
Camarill
165
Cockfighting
174
Duck and Drake
176
Remarkable Customs Popular Observances
177
Candidate
179
Coin
181
Aldgate Ward
193
Lady
195
Ноах
197
Tarring and Feathering
198
Coin of Dort
203
Time and its Divisions Era Months Weeks Days c
217
Portsoken Ward
221
Candlemas
226
Agriculture Horticulture Vegetables Fruits Plants Flowers Beverages c
234
Coleman Street Ward
235
Fruits Native
236
Banshee
239
Conduit Street
241
Potatoes
242

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الصفحة 213 - The insurance offices one and all shut up shop. People built slighter and slighter every day, until it was feared that the very science of architecture would in no long time be lost to the world. Thus this custom of firing houses continued...
الصفحة 212 - The ears of Ho-ti tingled with horror. He cursed his son, and he cursed himself that ever he should beget a son that should eat burnt pig. Bo-bo, whose scent was wonderfully sharpened since morning, soon raked out another pig, and fairly rending it asunder, thrust the lesser half by main force into the fists of Ho-ti, still shouting out, 'Eat, eat, eat the burnt pig, father, only taste — O Lord!
الصفحة 25 - When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thine house, if any man fall from thence.
الصفحة 213 - ... pronounced, when the foreman of the jury begged that some of the burnt pig, of which the culprits stood accused, might be handed into the box. He handled it, and they all handled it, and burning their fingers, as Bo-bo and his father had done before them, and nature prompting to each of them the same remedy, against the face of all the facts, and the clearest charge which judge had ever given — to the surprise of the whole court, townsfolk, strangers, reporters, and all present — without...
الصفحة 130 - Caesar had his Brutus — Charles the First, his Cromwell — and George the Third'* — (' Treason,' cried the speaker — ' Treason, treason !' echoed from every part of the house.
الصفحة 213 - Ho-ti himself, which was the more remarkable, instead of chastising his son, seemed to grow more indulgent to him than ever. At length they were watched, the terrible mystery discovered, and father and son summoned to take their trial at Pekin, then an inconsiderable assize town.
الصفحة 211 - I take to be the elder brother) was accidentally discovered in the manner following. The swine-herd, Ho-ti, having gone out into the woods one morning, as his manner was, to collect mast for his hogs, left his cottage in the care of his eldest son Bo-bo, a great lubberly boy, who being fond of playing with fire, as...
الصفحة 425 - Smith (?'), they be made good cheap in this kingdom ; for whosoever studieth the laws of the realm, who studieth in the universities, who professeth the liberal sciences, and, (to be short,) who can live idly, and without manual labour, and will bear the port, charge, and countenance of a gentleman, he shall be called master, and shall be taken for a gentleman.
الصفحة 112 - No Freeman shall be taken, or imprisoned, or be disseised of his Freehold, or Liberties, or free Customs, or be outlawed, or exiled, or any otherwise destroyed; nor will we pass upon him, nor condemn him, but by lawful Judgment of his Peers, or by the Law of the Land.
الصفحة 96 - I waked one morning in the beginning of last June from a dream, of which all I could recover was, that I had thought myself in an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head filled like mine with Gothic story) and that on the uppermost bannister of a great staircase I saw a gigantic hand in armour. In the evening I sat down and began to write, without knowing in the least what I intended to say or relate.

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