The History, Topography, and Antiquities of Framlingham and Saxsted, in the County of Suffolk: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time : with a Full Account of the Castle and Churches, Including Also, a Series of Memoirs of the Ancient Illustrious Possessors of the Domain : with Biographical Sketches of Other Eminent Persons who Have Resided Upon Or Been Connected with the Spot

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Whittaker, Treacher, 1834 - Framlingham (England) - 272 pages
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Page i - This guest of summer, The temple-haunting martlet, does approve, By his loved mansionry, that the heaven's breath Smells wooingly here. No jutty, frieze, Buttress, nor coign of vantage, but this bird Hath made his pendent bed and procreant cradle. Where they most breed and haunt, I have observed, The air is delicate.
Page 155 - How lov'd, how honour'd once, avails thee not, To whom related, or by whom begot ; A heap of dust alone remains of thee, 'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be ! Poets themselves must fall, like those they sung, Deaf the prais'd ear, and mute the tuneful tongue.
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Page 62 - I purpose to lie at Bury as upon Tuesday night ; and that ye bring with you such company of tall men as ye may goodly make at my cost and charge, besides that which ye have promised the king ; and I pray you, ordain them jackets of my livery, and I shall content you at your meeting with me. Your lover, J. NORFOLK.
Page 171 - There's no prerogative in human hours. In human hearts what bolder thought can rise. Than man's presumption on to-morrow's dawn ? Where is to-morrow ? In another world. For numbers this is certain ; the reverse Is sure to none : and yet on this perhaps...
Page 162 - INFANT. ERE Sin could blight or Sorrow fade, Death came with friendly care ; The opening bud to Heaven conveyed And bade it blossom there.
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Page 211 - I prevailed with her Majesty to take the Great Seal from Sir Nathan Wright, a man despised by all parties, of no use to the Crown, and whose weak and wretched conduct in the Court of Chancery had almost brought his very office into contempt.
Page 89 - ... this charge Mrs. Holland, the Duke of Norfolk's mistress, deposed in general terms that he had reproached Surrey for his want of skill in quartering his arms. The Duchess of Richmond declared that he had spoken with asperity of Hertford, to whom he attributed his late imprisonment ; that he had shown dislike to the new nobility; had complained that the King expressed displeasure for the defeat at Boulogne in the preceding year ; that he had dissuaded her from reading too far in the scriptures...
Page 249 - ... He was committed to the Tower by Henry VII. * where he continued about three years and a half; and was attainted with his father.. " In which time of his being in the Tower (as on the inscription before-mentioned) the same King Henry had a field with the Earl of Lincoln in Nottinghamshire, besides Newark ; and the lieutenant of the Tower came to the said Earl, and proffered to him the keys to go out at his pleasure." And he answered him again,' " That he would not depart thence until such time...

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