What people are saying - Write a review
Other editions - View all
afterwards Alderman appears arms built called century ceremony chapel Charles Charles II Chronicle church City City of London Colonel Despard Court Crosby-place crowd Czar death Dodd Duke Earl England erected execution Fleet Fleet Prison friends Frost Frost Fair garden Garraway's gate George George III gold ground Guildhall hall hanged head Henry Horace Jones Horace Walpole horses James James's jury justice King King's lady lantern lived London Lord Mayor Majesty mansion marriages ment morning murder Newgate night o'clock officers Old Bailey Palace Parliament passed Paul's to return persons pillory present Prince Prince Regent printed prison punishment Queen reign return thanks Richard Whittington roof royal says scene sheriffs side silver Sir John sovereign stand stone stood street sword taken Temple Bar Thames tion took Tower trading justice trial Tyburn wall Walpole ward watch Westminster William
Page 228 - There is a house full of people, and right nasty. The Czar lies next your library, and dines in the parlour next your study. He dines at ten o'clock and six at night, is very seldom at home a whole day, very often in the king's yard or by water, dressed in several dresses. The king is expected there this day ; the best parlour is pretty clean for him to be entertained in. The king pays for all he has.
Page 192 - Also he asked the name of the ship, and when he knew it, he remembered Stacy that said, if he might escape the danger of the Tower he should be safe, and then his heart failed him, for he thought he was deceived.
Page 134 - A clause in his patent said that, "Whereas the women's parts in plays have hitherto been acted by men in the habits of women, at which some have taken offence, we do permit and give leave for the time to come that all women's parts be acted by women on the stage.
Page 280 - Another age shall see the golden ear Imbrown the slope, and nod on the parterre, Deep harvests bury all his pride has plann'd, And laughing Ceres reassume the land.
Page 48 - The punishing of wits enhances their authority," saith the Viscount St. Albans, "and a forbidden writing is thought to be a certain spark of truth that flies up in the faces of them who seek to tread it out.
Page 124 - At this visit, attended by the steward of the Hospital and likewise by a female keeper, we first proceeded to visit the women's galleries: one of the side rooms contained about ten patients, each chained by one arm or leg to the wall; the chain allowing them merely to stand up by the bench or form fixed to the wall, or to sit down on it.
Page 250 - Feb. 5, the ice cracked, and floated away with booths, printing-presses, &c. ; the last document printed being a jeu-de-mot " to Madame Tabitha Thaw." Among the memorials is a duodecimo volume, pp. 124, now before is : it is entitled, " Frostiana ; or, a History of the River Thames in a frozen state, 'ci'(A an Account of the late Severe Frost, &c.
Page 39 - ... execution, where you are to be hanged by the neck, but not until you are dead ; for, while you are still living, your bodies are to be taken down, your bowels torn out, and burnt before your faces ; your heads are to be then cut off, and your bodies divided each into four quarters, to be at the king's disposal; and may the Almighty God have mercy on your souls.