Lectures on the history of Southwark

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Page 19 - I take my subjects' money, when I want it, without all this formality of parliament?" The bishop of Durham readily answered, "God forbid, Sir, but you should: you are the breath of our nostrils." Whereupon the King turned and said to the bishop of Winchester, "Well, my Lord, what say you?" "Sir," replied the bishop, "I have no skill to judge of parliamentary cases.
Page 26 - Tabard, so called of the sign, which, as we now term it, is of a jacket, or sleeveless coat, whole before, open on both sides, with a square collar, winged at the shoulders ; a stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at home and abroad in the wars, but then (to wit in the wars) their arms embroidered, or otherwise depict upon them, that every man by his coat of arms might be known from others : but now these tabards are only worn by the heralds, and be called their...
Page 47 - That for their country would have toil'd, or bled. O great design! if executed well, With patient care, and wisdom-temper'd zeal. Ye sons of mercy! yet resume the search; Drag forth the legal monsters into light, Wrench from their hands Oppression's iron rod, And bid the cruel feel the pains they give.
Page 47 - Into the horrors of the gloomy jail? Unpitied and unheard, where misery moans; Where Sickness pines; where Thirst and Hunger burn, And poor Misfortune feels the lash of Vice.
Page 19 - I take my subjects money when I want it, without all this formality in parliament ? The bishop of Durham readily answered, God forbid, Sir, but you should ; you are the breath of our nostrils : whereupon the king turned and said to the bishop of Winchester, well, my lord, what say you ? Sir, replied the bishop, I have no skill to judge of parliamentary cases.
Page 19 - The bishop of Durham readily answered, "God forbid, Sir, but you should: you are the breath of our nostrils." Whereupon the King turned and said to the bishop of Winchester, "Well, my Lord, what say you?" "Sir," replied the bishop, "I have no skill to judge of parliamentary cases." The King answered, "No put-offs, my Lord; answer me presently." "Then, Sir," said he, "I think it is lawful for you to take my brother Neale's money; for he offers it.
Page 34 - Her Majesty is very well/ writes Rowland White (12th May 1600); 'this Day she appointes to see a Frenchman doe Feates upon a Rope, in the Conduit Court. To-morrow she hath commanded the Beares, the Bull and the Ape, to be baited in the Tiltyard. Upon Wednesday she will have solemne Dawncing.
Page 26 - many fair inns" which existed in his time in Southwark, observes : " Amongst the which the most ancient is the Tabard, so called of the sign, which, as we now term it, is of a jacket or sleeveless coat, whole before, open on both sides, with a square collar, winged at the shoulders : a stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at home and abroad, in the wars ; but then (to wit, in the wars) their arms embroidered, or otherwise depicted upon them, that every man by his...
Page 14 - Fosbroke in his economy of monastic life, as follows :— " Then two and two they march'd, and loud bells toll'd : One from a sprinkle holy water flung ; This bore the relics from a chest of gold, On arm of that the swinging censor hung ; Another loud a tinkling hand-bell rung. Four fathers went that singing monk behind, Who suited Psalms of Holy David sung ; Then o'er the cross a stalking sire inclined, And banners of the church went waving in the wind.
Page 20 - In this place they had their ovens, in that a bolting place, in that their kneading trough, in another (I have heard) a hog's trough...

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