A Memorial by the Trustees of Cowgill Chapel: With a Preface and Appendix, on the Climate, History and Dialects of Dent

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Printed at the University Press, 1868 - Yorkshire (England) - 122 pages
 

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Page 87 - But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise : and the remnant took his servants, and entreated them spitefully, and slew them.
Page 78 - ... could do no good ; and they did much harm to those who acted in them. " The war that followed brought new taxes, and increased poor-rates ; and no new gleam of reviving hope shone upon our countrymen. I was still living at the Parsonage at the end of last century ; and I well remember the two years of terrible suffering, when the necessaries of life were almost at a famine price, and when many of the farmers and landowners — before that time hardly able to hold up their heads — had to pay...
Page 93 - I am. Thou art. He is. We are. You are. They are. I was. Thou wast He was. We were. You were. They were.
Page 30 - January, in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy, in the words and figures following ; that is to say: " We, the Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England...
Page 31 - We therefore humbly pray that Your Majesty will be graciously pleased to take the premises into your Royal consideration, and to...
Page 104 - Brougham was reverberated among the mountains. But we no longer hear the first syllable of Brougham sounded from the caverns of the chest — thereby at once reminding us of our grand Northern ancestry, and of an ancient Fortress, of which Brougli was the written symbol.
Page 29 - PRESENT, The QUEEN'S Most Excellent Majesty in Council. WHEREAS the Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England have, in pursuance of an Act passed in the last Session of Parliament, intituled " An Act to carry into effect, with certain modi"fications, the Fourth Report of the Commissioners of Ec...
Page 30 - Pancras described in the schedule hereunto annexed, all which part, together with the boundaries thereof," is delineated and set forth in the map or plan hereunto also annexed, shall be constituted a separate district for spiritual purposes accordingly ; and that the same shall be named ' The District of Saint Luke, Kong's Cross.
Page ix - ... communication to a dense and industrious rural population which lived on flats or single floors. And the galleries that ran before the successive doors, were at all seasons places of free air; and in the summer season were places of mirth and glee, and active, happy industry. For there might be heard the buzz of the spinning-wheel, and the hum and the songs of those who were carrying on the labours of the day ; and the merry jests and greetings sent down to those who were passing through the...
Page 71 - From one side of the fire-place ran a bench, with a strong and sometimes ornamentally carved back, called a lang settle. On the other side of the fire-place was the Patriarch's wooden and wellcarved arm-chair ; and near the chair was the sconce

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