The History of the Ancient Town and Borough of Newbury in the County of Berks

Parker and Company, 1887 - 595 páginas

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Página 574 - Oppress'd with numbers in th' unequal field, His men discouraged, and himself expelled, Let him for succour sue from place to place, Torn from his subjects, and his son's embrace. First let him see his friends in battle slain, And their untimely fate lament in vain ; And when at length the cruel war shall cease, On hard conditions may he buy his peace ; Nor let him then enjoy supreme command, But fall untimely by some hostile hand, And lie unburied on the barren sand*.
Página 266 - London trained bands, and auxiliary regiments, (of whose inexperience of danger, or any kind of service, beyond the easy practice of their postures in the Artillery Garden, men had till then too cheap an estimation,) behaved themselves to wonder ; and were, in truth, the preservation of that army that day. For they stood as a bulwark and rampire to defend the rest ; and when their wings of horse were scattered and dispersed, kept their ground so steadily...
Página 209 - And so forthwith they put off their raiment, and went to the stake and kissed it. And when they were bound to the post. Palmer said, " Good people, pray for us, that we may persevere to the end. And for Christ's sake beware of popish teachers, for they deceive you.
Página 574 - O Pallas! thou hast fail'd thy plighted word, To fight with caution, not to tempt the sword : I warn'd thee, but in vain; for well I knew What perils youthful ardour would pursue ; That boiling blood would carry thee too far, Young as thou wert in dangers, raw to war! O curst essay of arms, disastrous doom, Prelude of bloody fields and fights to come...
Página 555 - All things required or authorized by law to be done by or to the town clerk may be done by or to the deputy town clerk.

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