History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk, and the City and County of the City of Norwich...

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authors, 1854 - Norfolk (England) - 881 pages
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Page 282 - The voluntary outpouring of the public feeling, made to-day, from the North to the South, and from the East to the West, proves this sentiment to be both just and natural.
Page 61 - VI., in whose reign, several rebellions broke out in various parts of the kingdom, during the year 1549, owing to a system of enclosing, adopted by the nobility and gentry, who had been put in possession of the abbey...
Page 81 - it is, notwithstanding, in the style of architecture practised by the Saxons, long before England became subject to the Danes, and it is the best exterior specimen of this kind of architecture extant. The altitude of the promontory, on which the keep of this castle is built, appears to be chiefly the work of nature, excepting what has, probably, been thrown out from the inner vallum, for it may be observed, that the ground from...
Page 71 - King, therefore, resolved, if possible, to reduce the trade to his own country, who, as yet, were ignorant of that art, as knowing no more what to do with their wool than the sheep that wear it, as to any artificial and curious drapery ; their best clothes then being no better than friezes, such their coarseness for want of skill in their making.
Page 294 - The glory of so great a name, though sure long to outlive all monnments of brass and stone, his fellow-countrymen of Norfolk have resolved to commemorate by this column, erected by their joint contributions. He was born in the year 1758 : Entered on his profession in 1771 ; And was concerned in nearly 150 naval engagements with the enemy : Being conqueror, among various other occasions, at Abonkir, August, 1798 ; at Copenhagen, April, 1801 ; and at Trafalgar, October...
Page 36 - Plaintiff shall have Judgment to recover such Sum only, and no Costs ; and if a Verdict shall not be found for the Plaintiff the Defendant shall be entitled to his Costs as between Attorney and Client, unless in either Case the Judge who shall try the Cause shall certify on the Back of the Record that the Action was fit to be brought in such Superior Court.
Page 294 - ... counsels, and the undaunted ardour of his courage ; This great man NORFOLK boasts her own, not only as born there of a respectable family, and as there having received his early education, but her own also in talents, manners, and mind. The glory of so great a name though sure long to outlive all monuments of brass and stone, his fellow countrymen of Norfolk have resolved to commemorate by this column, erected by their joint contributions.
Page 83 - ... for the use of the prisoners when the weather will not permit their walking in the yard. There are also three other diagonal wings having arcades; these are of larger dimensions, having a double row of cells on the upper floor.
Page 715 - This seat, on an open barren estate, was planned, planted, built, decorated, and inhabited, the middle of the eighteenth century, by Thomas Coke, Earl of Leicester.
Page 715 - The grand and principal approach to the house is by the triumphal arch, on the Fakenham road, from which a fine broad vista leads to the obelisk, which is distant from the arch a mile and a half.

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