The antiquities of King's Lynn

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Page 25 - With massive arches broad and round, That rose alternate, row and row, On ponderous columns, short and low, Built ere the art was known, By pointed aisle, and shafted stalk, The arcades of an alley'd walk To emulate in stone.
Page 96 - Open me the gates of ! righteousness : that I may go into them, and give thanks unto the Lord.
Page 30 - Lord, sanctify it by thy Holy Spirit ; that when it sounds in thy people's ears they may adore Thee ! May their faith and devotion increase, the devil be afraid, and tremble and fly at the sound of it.
Page 150 - ... petitioned the king to interfere in their behalf and to provide a remedy. This result it is the intention of the writ to effect. The king, taking it into his royal consideration that the Prioress and Sisters would instantly and devoutly pray for the health of himself and his dearest consort Johanna during their lives, and for their souls after their deaths, and for the king's dearest consort Maria, deceased, granted their request, by conveying to Walter Grendon, Prior of S.
Page 91 - Let the priests, the ministers of the Lord, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O Lord, and give not thine heritage to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them; wherefore should they say among the people, Where is their God?
Page 92 - Streaming from off the sun, like seraph's wings, Now yawns all desolate : now loud, now fainter, The gale sweeps through its fretwork, and oft sings The owl his anthem, where the silenced quire Lie with their hallelujahs, quench'd like fire.
Page 134 - Id. by order of the dean; and if he refuses and sits down he is to be amerced 4d. 12. If any one should be cited to the prime, and shall be found in the town or shall come late to the drinking, and the dean shall say to him to be there at the next prime, and he does not come before they begin to take judgments of defaults, he shall either make some reasonable excuse, or pay 12d., and if he comes before the faults are adjudged, and shall depart without leave he shall pay 12d.
Page 134 - Lynn or without, the brethren there present ought to assist him in their council, if they are called, to stand with ,him and counsel him without any costs; and if they do not they are to.forfeit 32d.
Page 144 - JOHN, by the grace of God, king of England, Lord of Ireland, Duke of Normandy and Aquitain, and Earl of Anjou : to the archbishops, bishops, abbots, earls, barons, justiciaries of the forests, sheriffs, governors, officers, and to all bailiffs and other of his faithful subjects, greeting.
Page 135 - If any brother shall dye, the dean is to summons all the brethren to make their offerings for the soul of the deceased ; and if any one is absent, he is to give one halfpenny at the next prime following, for the soul of the defunct, and the dean is to Rave $d.

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