The people's history of Manchester. 1-[10. Wanting the covers of pt.2-10].


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Página 324 - All were silent save those low sounds, and the occasional snorting and pawing of steeds. Persons might sometimes be noticed peeping from attics, and over the tall ridgings of houses, but they quickly withdrew, as if fearful of being observed, or unable to sustain the full gaze of a scene so hideous and abhorrent.
Página 170 - And the House of Representatives, by protestation, saving to themselves the liberty of exhibiting at any time hereafter any further articles or other accusation...
Página 148 - Lancashire rebuke some Puritans and precise people, and took order that the like unlawful carriage should not be used by any of them hereafter, in the prohibiting and unlawful punishing of our good people for using their lawful recreations and honest exercises upon Sundays, and other...
Página 324 - ... the field was an open and almost deserted space. The sun looked down through a sultry and motionless air. The curtains and blinds of the windows within view were all closed. A gentleman or two might occasionally be seen looking out from...
Página 260 - One of my serjeants, named Dickson, whom I had enlisted from among the prisoners of war at Gladsmuir, a young Scotsman, as brave and intrepid as a lion, and very much attached to my interest, informed me, on the 27th, at Preston, that he had been beating up for recruits all day without getting one; and that he was the more chagrined at this, as the other Serjeants had had better success.
Página 233 - And he brought forth the king's son, and put the crown upon him, and gave him the testimony; and they made him king, and anointed him; and they clapped their hands, and said, God save the king.
Página 149 - ... person shall resort to his own parish church to hear divine service, and each parish by itself to use the said recreation after divine service: prohibiting likewise any offensive weapons to be carried or used in the said times of...
Página 149 - ... perhaps not in the same degree : and did therefore in his princely wisdom publish a Declaration to all his loving subjects concerning lawful sports...
Página 55 - Mamecestre yearly during three days on the eve and on the day and on the morrow of St. Matthew the apostle on condition (that the said fair may not be to the harm of neighbouring fairs)".
Página 149 - ... time, without impediment or neglect of divine service: and that women shall have leave to carry rushes to the church for the decoring of it, according to their old custom.

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