Broseley and its surroundings, a history


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Sivu 81 - AN old song made by an aged old pate, Of an old worshipful gentleman, who had a greate estate, That kept a brave old house at a bountiful rate, And an old porter to relieve the poor at his gate ; Like an old courtier of the queen's, And the queen's old courtier.
Sivu 45 - Bread therefore, such as is now given to the inmates of a workhouse, was then seldom seen, even on the trencher of a yeoman or of a shopkeeper. The great majority of the nation lived almost entirely on rye, barley, and oats.
Sivu 50 - There are in the Pepysian Library some ballads of that age on the chimney money. I will give a specimen or two : — " The good old dames, whenever they the chimney man espied, Unto their nooks they haste away, their pots and pipkins hide. There is not one old dame in ten, and search the nation through, But, if you talk of chimney men, will spare a curse or two.
Sivu 88 - Others apart sat on a hill retired, In thoughts more elevate, and reasoned high Of Providence, Foreknowledge, Will, and Fate— Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute — And found no end, in wandering mazes lost.
Sivu 170 - freshwater fish " includes all kinds of fish (other than pollan, trout, and char) which live in fresh water, except those kinds which migrate to or from the open sea...
Sivu 45 - We will make them to work hard for sixpence a day, Though a shilling they deserve if they had their just pay ; If at all they murmur and say 'tis too small, We bid them choose whether they'll work at all. And thus we do gain all our wealth and estate, By many poor men that work early and late.
Sivu 239 - ... according to the force form and effect of the same; And to chastise and punish all persons...
Sivu 176 - He said : with light fantastic toe the nymphs Thither assembled, thither every swain ; And o'er the dimpled stream a thousand flowers, Pale lilies, roses, violets, and pinks, Mix'd with the greens of burnet, mint, and thyme, And trefoil, sprinkled with their sportive arms. Such custom holds along the' irriguous vales From Wreakin's brow to rocky Dolvoryn '", Sabrina's early haunt, ere yet she fled The search of Guendolen, her stepdame proud, With envious hate enraged.
Sivu 181 - A testimony to the truth of Jesus Christ, and to our solemn league and covenant; as also against the errors, heresies, and blasphemies, of these times, and the toleration of them ; to which is added a catalogue of the said errors,'
Sivu 32 - Its original intent was to view the frank pledges, that is the freemen within the liberty; who, according to the institution of the great Alfred, were all mutually pledges for the good behaviour of each other.

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