History of the Fylde of Lancashire

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W. Porter, 1876 - 484 páginas

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Página 50 - And as for our good people's lawful recreation, our pleasure likewise is, that after the end of divine service our good people be not disturbed, letted or discouraged from any lawful recreation, such as dancing, either men or women, archery for men, leaping, vaulting, or any other such harmless recreation, nor from having of May games, Whitsun ales, and morris dances, and the setting up of maypoles and other sports therewith used: so as the same be had in due and convenient time, without impediment...
Página 101 - Two Hazel Nuts I threw into the Flame, And to each Nut I gave a Sweet-heart's Name. This with the loudest Bounce me sore amaz'd, That in a Flame of brightest Colour blaz'd. As blaz'd the Nut, so may thy Passion grow, For 'twas thy Nut that did so brightly glow.
Página 93 - are commonly of clay, strewed with rushes, under which lies unmolested an ancient collection of beer, grease, fragments, bones, spittle, excrements of dogs and cats, and every thing that is nasty.
Página 106 - This hempseed with my virgin hand I sow, Who shall my true love be, the crop shall mow.
Página 105 - Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on.
Página 66 - AB do swear, that it is not lawful, upon any pretence whatsoever, to take arms against the king: and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person, or against those that are commissioned by him, in pursuance of such commissions; and that I will not at any time endeavour any alteration of government, either in church or state.
Página 67 - Sussex, lately deceased, was not put in, wrapt up, or wound up, or buried in any shirt, shift, sheet, or shroud, made or mingled with flax, hemp, silk, hair, gold, or silver, or other than what is made of sheep's wool only...
Página 106 - At eve last midsummer no sleep I sought, But to the field a bag of hempseed brought ; I...
Página 203 - An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Parishes of Poulton, Kirkham, Lytham and Bispham, and the Townships of Preesall and Stalmine, in the County Palatine of Lancaster.
Página 369 - Bartholomew Fair, in the said place and county, on the other party : the one and thirtieth day of October, 1614, and in the twelfth year of the reign of our sovereign lord, JAMES, by the grace of God, King of England, France, and Ireland, defender of the faith ; and of Scotland the seven and fortieth.

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