The History of the United Parishes of St. Giles in the Fields and St. George Bloomsbury: Combining Strictures on Their Parochial Government, and a Variety of Information of Local and General Interest

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Page 22 - To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye, that we of our special grace, certain knowledge and mere motion, have given and granted, and by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, do give and grant...
Page 45 - And curd, like eager droppings into milk, The thin and wholesome blood: so did it mine; And a most instant tetter bark'd about, Most lazar-like, with vile and loathsome crust, All my smooth body. Thus was I, sleeping, by a brother's hand, Of life, of crown, of queen, at once dispatch'd...
Page 394 - Children; and also for setting to work all such Persons, married or unmarried, having no Means to maintain them, and use no ordinary and daily Trade of Life to get their Living by...
Page 40 - There was a good number entertained with good cheer by the chamberlain ; and after dinner they went to hunting the fox : there was a great cry for a mile, and at length the hounds killed him at the end of St. Giles's.
Page 162 - If you have heard of the dismal accident in this neighbourhood, you will easily believe Tuesday night was not a quiet one with us. About one o'clock in the night I heard a great noise in the square, so little ordinary, I called up a servant, and sent her down to learn the occasion.
Page 370 - I had no sooner spoken these words but a loud though yet gentle noise came from the heavens, for it was like nothing on earth, which did so comfort and cheer me that I took my petition as granted, and that I had the sign I demanded, whereupon also I resolved to print my book.
Page 22 - ... the appurtenances, in Hastingleigh and Aldeloss aforesaid, in our county of Kent, now or late in the tenure or occupation of Edward Grey, to the said late hospital formerly belonging and appertaining, and being parcel of the possessions thereof; and also all that our lordship and manor...
Page 398 - And it is further enacted that in case any person or persons shall find him, her, or themselves aggrieved by any rate or assessment made for the relief of the poor...
Page 398 - ... account as aforesaid, or any part thereof, or shall find him, her, or themselves aggrieved by any neglect, act, or thing done or omitted by the churchwardens and overseers of the poor, or by any of his Majesty's justices of the peace...
Page 379 - At ten o'clock she left him. He kissed her four or five times ; and she so governed her sorrow, as not to add, by the sight of her distress, to the pain of separation. Thus they parted ; not with sobs and tears, but with a composed silence ; the wife wishing to spare the feelings of the husband, and the husband of the wife, they both restrained the expression of a grief too great to be relieved by utterance.

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