The Tor hill. By the author of 'Brambletye house'.


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Seite 302 - Wilt thou play with him as with a bird? Or wilt thou bind him for thy maidens? Shall the companions make a banquet of him? Shall they part him among the merchants? Canst thou fill his skin with barbed irons? Or his head with fish spears?
Seite 98 - To Mistress Isabel Pennell BY Saint Mary, my lady, Your mammy and your daddy Brought forth a goodly baby. My maiden Isabel, Reflaring rosabel...
Seite 156 - Betwixt the stirrup and the ground, Mercy I ask'd, mercy I found...
Seite 96 - The other met the same fate during the Great Rebellion. The blossoms of this tree were esteemed such great curiosities as to become an object of gain to the merchants of Bristol, who not only disposed of them to the inhabitants of their own city, but exported them to different parts of Europe. The...
Seite 302 - Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook? Or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down? Canst thou put an hook into his nose? Or bore his jaw through with a thorn? Will he make many supplications unto thee? Will he speak soft words unto thee?
Seite 274 - Then the steward shall cause proclamation to be made, that all manner of persons, except minstrels, shall give way to the bull and not come within forty feet of him, at their own peril, nor hinder the minstrels in their pursuit of him.
Seite 274 - Land and Customs of Manors: — " After dinner, all the minstrels repair to the Priory Gate, in Tutbury, without any manner of weapons, attending the turning out of the bull, which the bailiff of the Manor is obliged to provide, and is there to have the tips of his horns sawed off, his ears and tail cut off, his body smeared all over with soap, and his nose Mourn full of beaten pepper.
Seite 60 - Then out burst the ordnance on both sides with fire, flame, and hideous noise ; and the master gunner of the English slew the master gunner of Scotland, and beat all his men from their guns, so that the Scottish ordnance did no harm to the Englishmen...
Seite 275 - ... the King of Music's bull, but if the bull gets into Derbyshire sound and uncut, he is the Lord Prior's again. If the bull be taken and a piece of him cut off, then he...
Seite 7 - The Rose will into France spring, Almighty God him thither bring, And save this Flower which is our King, This Rose, this Rose, this royal Rose, Which is called a noble thing, The Flower of England, and Soldier King.

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