Leyton Hall: And Other Tales

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Hurst and Blackett, 1867 - 611 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 253 - He stopt at the George for a bottle of sack, And promised to pay for it when he came back. His waistcoat, and stockings, and breeches, were white; His cap had a new cherry ribbon to tie't. The maids to the doors and the balconies ran, And said, "Lack-a-day, he's a proper young man!
الصفحة 5 - I came into the House one morning, well clad, and perceived a gentleman speaking, whom I knew not, very ordinarily apparelled ; for it was a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor ; his linen was plain, and not very clean ; and I remember a speck or two of blood upon his little band, which was not much larger than his collar ; his hat was without a hatband ; his stature was of a good size ; his sword stuck close to his side ; his countenance swollen and reddish...
الصفحة 142 - And from Shakespeare she gained a great store of information amongst the rest, that -'Trifles light as air, Are, to the jealous, confirmation strong, As proofs of Holy Writ.
الصفحة 26 - It follows, lastly, that since the king or magistrate holds his authority of the people, both originally and naturally for their good in the first place, and not his own, then may the people, as oft as they shall judge it for the best, either choose him or reject him, retain him or depose him, though no tyrant, merely by the liberty and right of freeborn men to be governed as seems to them best.
الصفحة 5 - ... a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor ; his linen was plain, and not very clean; and I remember a speck or two of blood upon his little band, which was not much larger than his collar : his hat was without a hatband. His stature was of a good size ; his sword stuck close to his side ; his countenance swollen and reddish; his voice sharp and untunable ; and his eloquence full of fervour, for the subject-matter would not bear much of reason, it being in behalf...
الصفحة 253 - As clever Tom Clinch, while the rabble was bawling, Rode stately through Holborn to die in his calling, He stopped at the George for a bottle of sack, And promised to pay for it when he came back.
الصفحة 102 - ... demi-culverins, and I think the rest sackers. We pursued the enemy from three miles short of Harborough to nine beyond, even to the sight of Leicester, whither the king fled. " Sir, this is none other but the hand of God ; and to him alone belongs...
الصفحة 24 - Parliament," some of them pressing very near his own coach, and amongst the rest one calling out with a very loud voice,
الصفحة 28 - Strafford executed, to the shame of his ungrateful master, Essex made general for the Parliament, and the king's standard had been set up at Nottingham, as we have already recorded. A few days were to bring on the fatal fight of Edge Hill, when the slain would be counted by thousands. " Times grow worse and worse, neighbor," said John Ingrain, a mercer in Cheap. " Nay, neighbor, rather say better," answered Ralph Clicker, the cordwainer; " better, as every day clips our tyrant's claws.
الصفحة 23 - Charles;3 and he, irritated and alarmed, hastily adopted the following bold but hazardous expedient. On the fourth day after the committal of the prelates the attorneygeneral appeared at the bar of the House of Lords, and in the name of the king impeached of high treason the lord Kimbolton, Holies, Haslerig, Pym, Hampden, and Stroud...

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