The Diary of Henry Teonge, Chaplain on Board His Majesty's Ships Assistance, Bristol, and Royal Oak, Anno 1675 to 1679: Now First Published from the Original Ms. with Biographical and Historical Notes..

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Charles Knight, Pall Mall East., 1825 - Mediterranean Sea - 327 pages
 

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Page 229 - We were thrown but once, indeed, in going, but our coach (which was the leading one) and his Highness's body coach would have suffered very much if the nimble boors of Sussex had not frequently poised it or supported it with their shoulders...
Page 229 - Highness' body coach, would have suffered very much if the nimble boors of Sussex had not frequently poised it or supported it with their shoulders, from Godalming almost to Petworth, and the nearer we approached the Duke's house, the more inaccessible it seemed to be. The last nine miles of the way cost us six hours...
Page 230 - The thing called Sauntering, is a stronger Temptation to Princes than it is to others. / The being galled with Importunities, pursued from one Room to another with asking Faces ; the dismal Sound of unreasonable Complaints, and ill-grounded Pretences ; the Deformity of Fraud ill-disguised ; all these would make any Man run away from them ; and I used to think it was the Motive for making him walk so fast.
Page 37 - That lies in old wood like a hare in her form; With teeth or with claws it will bite or will scratch, And chambermaids christen this worm a death watch ; Because like a watch it always cries click; Then woe be to those in the house who are sick : For, as žnre as a gun, they will give up the ghost, If the maggot cries click when it scratches the post.
Page 228 - Twas a bard service for the prince to sit fourteen hours in the coach that day, without eating anything, and passing through the worst ways I ever saw in my life. We were thrown but once indeed...
Page 219 - Algiers, shall take out of any ship or vessel of His said Majesty's subjects, any person or persons whatsoever, to carry them any where to be examined, or upon any other pretence ; nor shall...
Page 222 - Majesty's plantations in America or where any ship shall be built or fitted, shall be a sufficient pass to either of them. And our faith shall be our faith, and our word our word. Confirmed and sealed in the presence of Almighty God, the...
Page 277 - Arlington's family and the sweete child made me behold all this with regret, tho' as the Duke of Grafton affects the sea, to which I find his father intends to use him, he may emerge a plaine, usefull...
Page 268 - ... a couple of good henns roasted, 3 sorts of cheese ; and last of all, a greate charger full of blew figgs, almonds, and raysings ; and wine and punch gallore, and a douzen of English pippens.
Page 28 - ... boyled, in a dish ; a giggett of excellent mutton and turnips ; a peice of beife of 8 ribbs, well seasoned and roasted; and a couple of very fatt greene geese; last of all, a greate Chesshyre cheese; a rare feast at shoare. His liquors were answerable; viz. Canary, Sherry, Renish, Clarett, white wine, syder, ale, beare, all of the best sort ; and punch like [ie, as plentiful as] ditch water, with which wee conclude the day and weeke in drinking to the Kinge, and all that wee love ; while the...

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