The History and Topography of Bradford, (in the County of York,) with Topographical Notices of Its Parish

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1841 - 444 páginas
 

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Página 165 - Britain's isle resounds, To him whose goodness to the poor abounds ; Long shall his name in British annals shine, And grateful ages offer at his shrine ! By this, our trade, are thousands daily fed, By it supplied with means to earn their bread, In various forms our trade its work...
Página 166 - The apprentices and masters' sons, however, formed the most showy part of the procession, their caps being richly adorned...
Página 167 - ... were very costly, from the profusion of their decorations. The shepherd, shepherdess, and swains were attired in light green. The woolsorters, from their number and the height of their plumes of feathers, which were for the most part of different colours and formed in the shape of fleur-de-lis, had a dashing appearance. The comb-makers carried before them the instruments here so much celebrated, raised on standards, together with golden fleeces, rams' heads with gilded horns, and other emblems.
Página 73 - Now have we many chimneys ; and yet our tenderlings complain of rheums, catarrhs, and poses ; then had we none but reredosses, and our heads did never ache. For as the smoke in those days was supposed to be a sufficient hardening for the timber of the house, so it was reputed a far better medicine to keep the good-man and his family from the quack or pose, wherewith, as then, very few were acquainted.
Página 68 - Temple speaks (/), a sort of people in a condition of downright servitude, used and employed in the most servile works, and belonging, both they, their children and effects, to the lord of the soil, like the rest of the cattle or stock upon it.
Página 417 - THE BORROWER WILL BE CHARGED AN OVERDUE FEE IF THIS BOOK 18 NOT RETURNED TO THE LIBRARY ON OR BEFORE THE LAST DATE STAMPED BELOW. NON-RECEIPT OF OVERDUE NOTICES DOES NOT EXEMPT THE BORROWER FROM OVERDUE FEES. I...
Página 87 - He then delivers the string to the man from Horton, and winds his horn thrice. The original horn, resembling that of Tutbury in Staffordshire, is still preserved, though stripped of its original ornaments.
Página 165 - Borrowed from India or the coast of Spain ; Our native soil with wool our trade supplies, While foreign countries envy us the prize. No foreign broil our common good annoys Our country's product all our art employs ; Our fleecy flocks abound in every vale, Our bleating lambs proclaim the joyful tale. So let not Spain with us attempt to vie, Nor India's wealth pretend to soar so high ; Nor Jason pride him in his Colchian...
Página 87 - Manningham (then an adjoining village), and his heirs, three messuages and six bovates of land, to come to Bradford on the blowing of a horn, on St.
Página 73 - ... as well lodged as the lord of the town : So well were they contented. Pillows, said they, were thought meet only for women in childbed : As for servants, if they had any sheet above them it was well : For seldom had they any under their bodies to keep them from the pricking straws that ran oft through the canvass, and rased their hardened hides.

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