Oxford Historical Society, Band 19

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Clarendon Press for the Oxford Historical Society, 1891
 

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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 134 - ... 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 139 - 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 169 - Jacob, a Jew, opened a Coffey House, at the Angel, in the parish of St. Peter in the East, Oxon, and there it was by some, who delighted in noveltie, drank.
Seite 340 - 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 259 - ... 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 349 - The boar's head in hand bear I, Bedeck'd with bays and rosemary; And I pray you, my masters, be merry, Quot estis in convivio. Caput apri defero Reddens laudes Domino.
Seite 172 - ... 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 208 - 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.
Seite 139 - ... 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.