Yorkshire Stories Re-told

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R. Jackson, 1885 - 316 páginas
 

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Página 289 - Dunsinane ; — and now a wood Comes toward Dunsinane. — Arm, arm, and out ! — If this, which he avouches, does appear, There is nor flying hence, nor tarrying here. I 'gin to be a-weary of the sun, And wish the estate o
Página 152 - But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up, 44 Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.
Página 13 - Clarke is suggested as an argument of his being dead; but the uncertainty of such an inference from that, and the fallibility of all conclusions of such a sort from such a circumstance, are too obvious and too notorious to require instances ; yet superseding many, permit me to produce a very recent one, and that afforded by this castle. "In June, 1757, William Thompson, for all the vigilance of this place, in open daylight and double-ironed, made his escape ; and...
Página 14 - Jest, to some, that accident might seem extraordinary, and consequently, occasion prejudice. 1. The bones, as was supposed, of the Saxon, St. Dubritius, were discovered buried in his cell at Guy's cliff, near Warwick, as appears from the authority of Sir William Dugdale. 2. The bones, thought to be those of the anchoress...
Página 201 - From wealthy abbots' chests, and churls' abundant store, What oftentimes he took he shared amongst the poor : No lordly bishop came in lusty Robin's way, To him before he went, but for his pass must pay. The widow in distress he graciously relieved, 36 Robin Hood.
Página 179 - ... between two pieces of timber that are framed and set upright of five yards in height. In the nether end of the sliding block is an axe, keyed or fastened with an iron into the wood, which being drawn up to the top of the frame, is there fastened...
Página 205 - This goodly grove is our palace : the oak and the beech are its colonnade and its canopy : the sun and the moon and the stars are its everlasting lamps : the grass, and the daisy, and the primrose, and the violet, are its...
Página 14 - But it seems necessary to my case, that others, who have not at all, perhaps, adverted to things of this nature, and may have concern in my trial, should be made acquainted with it. Suffer me, then, my Lord, to produce a few of many evidences that these cells were used as repositories of the dead, and to enumerate a few, in which human bones have been found, as it happened in this in question, lest, to some, that accident might seem extraordinary, and, consequently, occasion prejudice.
Página 201 - An hundred valiant men had this brave Robin Hood, Still ready at his call, that bowmen were right good ; All clad in Lincoln green, with caps of red and blue...
Página 16 - Howel, who both suffered upon circumstances, because of the sudden disappearance of their lodger, who was in credit, had contracted debts, borrowed money, and went off unseen, and returned...

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