Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire for the Year ..., Volumen3;Volumen15

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Página 176 - I heard three sensible middle-aged men, when the Scotch were said to be at Stamford, and actually were at Derby, talking of hiring a chaise to go to Caxton (a place in the high-road) to see the Pretender and Highlanders as they passed.
Página 3 - ... continuo in silvis magna vi flexa domatur in burim et curvi formam accipit ulmus aratri. 170 huic a stirpe pedes temo protentus in octo, binae aures, duplici aptantur dentalia dorso. caeditur et tilia ante iugo levis, altaque fagus stivaque, quae currus a tergo torqueat imos, et suspensa focis explorat robora fumus.
Página 29 - All false appearance as became a Queen. The worst of me is known, and I can say, That I am better than the fame I bear.
Página 169 - ... alive or dead. Dickson presented his blunderbuss, which was charged with slugs, threatening to blow out the brains of those who first dared to lay hands on himself or the two who accompanied him ; and by turning round continually, facing in all directions, and behaving like a lion, he soon enlarged the circle which a crowd of people had formed round them.
Página 128 - DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF A NEW METHOD of PLANTING and MANAGING the ROOTS of GRAPE VINES. By CLEMENT HOARE, Author of " A Treatise on the Cultivation of the Grape Vine on Open Walls.
Página 32 - ... Wilt thou take A word of honest counsel from thy wife? I boast to be the noble Iberg's child, A man of wide experience. Many a time, As we sat spinning in the winter nights, My sisters and myself, the people's chiefs Were wont to gather round our father's hearth, To read the old imperial charters, and To hold sage converse on the country's weal. Then needfully I listened, marking well What now the wise man thought, the good man wished, And garner'd up their wisdom in my heart.
Página 172 - Dickson, to rescue him from the fury of the mob ; so that he soon had five or six hundred .men to aid him, who dispersed the crowd in a very short time. Dickson now triumphed in his turn ; and putting himself at the head of his followers, he proudly paraded undisturbed the whole day, with his drummer, enlisting for my company all who offered themselves.
Página 173 - Highness being informed that several bridges have been pulled down in this county, he has given orders to repair them forthwith, particularly that at Crossford, which is to be done this night by his own troops, though his Royal Highness does not propose to make use of it for his own army, but believes it will be of service to the country ; and if any forces that were with General Wade be coming this road, they may have the benefit of it!
Página 176 - An immediate rush was made upon the Bank of England, which it is said 'only escaped bankruptcy by paying in sixpences, to gain time. The shops in general were shut, public business for the most part was suspended, and the restoration of the Stuarts, desired by some, but disliked by many more, was yet expected by all as no improbable or distant occurrence. The Duke of Newcastle, at his scanty wits...
Página 169 - The populace at first did not interrupt him, conceiving our army to be near the town ; but as soon as they knew that it would not arrive till the evening, they surrounded him in a tumultuous manner, with the intention of taking him prisoner, alive or dead, Dickson presented his blunderbuss, which was charged with slugs, threatening to blow out the brains of those who first dared to lay hands on himself or the two who accompanied him...

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