The History of Rochford Hundred ...: From Former Authors, Ancient Manuscripts and Church Registers, Treating Upon Various Subjects, Including Notices of Churches and Chapels, the Clergy, Biography and Genealogy of Families ... and ... Other Matters, Volume 2

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Page 679 - The sun shall be no more thy light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee : but the LORD shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory. Thy sun shall no more go down ; neither shall thy moon withdraw itself: for the LORD shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended.
Page 552 - THIS modest stone, what few vain marbles can, May truly say, * Here lies an honest man :' A poet, bless'd beyond the poet's fate, Whom Heaven kept sacred from the proud and great Foe to loud praise, and friend to learned ease, Content with science in the vale of peace. Calmly he look'd on either life, and here Saw nothing to regret, or there to fear ; From nature's...
Page 527 - And they, who to be sure of Paradise, Dying, put on the weeds of Dominic, Or in Franciscan think to pass disguised.
Page 600 - He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind : and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.
Page 924 - Mary's at the two most usual feasts in the year viz. at the feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Michael the Arch Angel by even and equal portions thereunto of ten shillings sterling in silver or gold...
Page 534 - Essex, upon the 10th, 13th, 14th, 15th, and 16th of September last, in the day-time : in the presence of the Rev. Mr. Lord, curate to the said island, Jan Smagge, master of the house, and of several neighbours, servants and strangers, who came at different times, as Mr. Lord's particular care to discharge his duty, and their curiosity, led them to this place of the wonders.
Page 453 - Jockey of Norfolk, be not too bold, For Dickon thy master is bought and sold.
Page 837 - Gregson made solemn proclamation, in a low voice like a whisper, and in the following words : — " ' 0 yes ! 0 yes ! 0 yes ! All manner of persons that do owe suit and service to this Court, now to be holden in and for the Manor of King's Hill, in the Hundred of Rochford, draw near and give your attendance, and perform your several suits and services, according to the custom of the said Manor.
Page 705 - Holden there By the custom thereof Before sunrise. Unless it be twilight, The steward alone Writes nothing but with coals, As often as he will. When the cock shall have crowed. By the sound of which only The court is summoned. He crieth secretly for the king In the court without law; And unless they quickly come.
Page 524 - And this che zay my zelf have zeene, And yet ich am no Jewe. TRUTH Within the sacred bible We find it written...

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