Oxford Historical Society, Band 19

Clarendon Press for the Oxford Historical Society, 1891

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Seite 121 - This done, they were conducted each after the other to the high table and there made to stand on a forme placed thereon, from whence they were to speak their speech with an audible voice to the company, which if well done the person that spoke it was to have a cup of cawdle and no salted drinke; if indifferently, some cawdle and some salted drink; but if dull, nothing was given to him but salted drinke, or salt put in college beere, with tucks to boot.
Seite 2 - Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am.
Seite 116 - ... some eloquent nonsense to make the company laugh. But if any of the freshmen came off dull or not cleverly, some of the forward or pragmatical seniors would 'tuck...
Seite 151 - Jacob a Jew opened a coffey house at the Angel in the parish of S. Peter in the East, Oxon. and there it was by some, who delighted in noveltie, drank. When he left Oxon. he sold it in Old Southampton buildings in Holbome neare London, and was living there in 1671.
Seite 304 - the tombstone of Rosamund Clifford was taken up at Godstow, and broken in pieces, and that upon it were interchangeable weavings drawn out and decked with roses red and green, and the picture of the cup, out of which she drank the poison given her by the queen, carved in stone.
Seite 231 - ... been hanged for a colour of their sin, and the doctor remained still well assured, that this way taking no effect, she would not long escape their violence, which afterwards happened thus. For Sir Richard Varney...
Seite 433 - This frolick thing being soon spread abroad, especially by the fanatical party who aggravated it to the utmost, by making it the most scandalous thing in nature, and nothing more reproachful to religion than that...
Seite 154 - ... each of the assailants would take up a child and use it as a buckler of defence, when they ascended the steps, to keep themselves from being shot or brain'd.
Seite 121 - ... drink or salt put in college beere, with tucks to boot. Afterwards when they were to be admitted into the fraternity, the senior cook was to administer to them an oath over an old shoe, part of which runs thus — " Item tu jurabis quod penniless bench non visitabis &c.
Seite 190 - By this those that hanker after him may see they are furnished already with an heir apparent, and what a pious, charitable Prince they have for their master, and how well he disposeth of the collections and contributions which they make for him here, towards the maintenance of his concubines and Royal issue.