Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century in England, Wales, and Ireland, Band 1


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Seite 493 - James' time, I have heard my uncle Danvers say (who knew him), that he lived without Temple Barre, at a combe-maker's shop, about the Elephant and Castle. In his later time he lived in Westminster, in the house under which you passe as you goe out of the churchyard into the old palace; where he dyed.
Seite 315 - WHEN civil dudgeon first grew high, And men fell out they knew not why ; When hard words, jealousies, and fears, Set folks together by the ears...
Seite 285 - Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good old age, an old man and full of years ; and was gathered to his people.
Seite 625 - The Dedication of Books. To Patron and Friend. By HENRY B. WHEATLEY, FSA Modern Methods of Illustrating Books.
Seite 505 - As for the Bell Savage, which is the sign of a savage man standing by a bell, I was formerly very much puzzled upon the conceit of it, till I accidentally fell into the reading of an old romance translated out of the French ; which gives an account of a very beautiful woman who was found in a wilderness, and is called in the French La Belle Sauvage ; and is everywhere translated by our countrymen the Bell Savage.
Seite 509 - It contains two long and double galleries, one above the other, in which are distributed in several rows great numbers of very rich shops, of drapers and mercers, filled with goods of every kind, and with manufactures of the most beautiful description. These are for the most part under the care of well dressed women, who are busily employed in work, although many are served by young men called apprentices.
Seite 525 - Street itself, so called of bread in old time there sold; for it appeareth by records, that in the year 1302, which was the 3oth of Edward I. the bakers of London were bound to sell no bread in their shops or houses, but in the market...
Seite 458 - On your right wrist — Sub. Open a vein with a pin. And let it suck but once a week; till then, You must not look on't. Dol. No: and kinsman, Bear yourself worthy of the blood you come on. Sub. Her grace would have you eat no more Woolsack pies, Nor Dagger frumety.
Seite xxv - ... about nine inches long each. And thus, after the copper was reduced to a proper thickness, shorn to a size, and commodiously rounded, many hundreds of halfpence might be coined, by two persons, in a very short time, by a man we will suppose to ply the screw, and a woman or boy to put on and take off the pieces. And yet, I assure you, sir, these Chesterfield halfpennies were extremely well struck.
Seite 447 - Saturn devouring a child, the colouring raw, and the figure of Saturn too muscular ; Mercury, Minerva, Diana, and Apollo ; Bacchus, Venus, and Ceres, embracing ; a young Silenus fallen down, and holding a goblet into which a boy was pouring wine. The Seasons between the windows, and on the ceiling, in a large circle, two angels supporting a mitre.

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