Some Remarks on the Early Use of Carriages in England, Band 20


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Seite 445 - And they shall bring all your brethren for an offering unto the Lord, out of all nations, upon horses, and in chariots, and in litters, and upon mules, and upon swift beasts, to My holy mountain Jerusalem, saith the Lord, as the children of Israel bring an offering in a clean vessel into the house of the Lord.
Seite 461 - Highness's body coach, would have suffered very much, if the nimble boors of Sussex had not frequently poised it, or supported it with their shoulders, from Godalming almost to Petworth, and the nearer we approached the Duke's house the more inaccessible it seemed to be. The last nine miles of the way cost us six hours...
Seite 117 - My mistress and my consort ! accursed be the man, little doth he love us, who thus shamefully separateth us two. I am dying of grief because of it. My fair sister, my lady, and my sole desire. Since I am robbed of the pleasure of beholding thee, such pain and affliction oppresseth my whole heart, that, oftentimes, I am hard upon despair.
Seite 175 - Rutland, the Earl of Northumberland, and Sir Thomas Percy, — all these were seated at Duke Henry's table. And the king abode in the tower with his good friends the Earl of Salisbury, the Bishop of Carlisle, and the two knights ; and from thenceforth we could never see him, unless it were abroad on the journey ; and we were forbidden to speak any more to him, or to any of the others.
Seite 173 - ... he brought him with great joy and satisfaction to Chester, which he had quitted in the morning. And know, that with great difficulty could the thunder of heaven have been heard for the loud bruit and sound of their instruments, horns, buisines, and trumpets, insomuch that they made all the sea-shore resound with them. Thus the Duke entered the city of Chester, to whom the common people paid great reverence, praising our lord, and shouting after their king, as it were in mockery.
Seite 124 - ... resolution and spirit. But he was passionately fond of parade and pleasure; and the loss of his crown has been sometimes attributed to his extravagance and pecuniary exactions. It would, however, be difficult to prove that his expenses were greater than those of his predecessors: it is certain that his demands on the purses of his subjects were considerably less. 'What concern have you...
Seite 164 - And they moreover said, that it was not at all certain whether the king would escape. At the hearing of this news every one had great fear and dread at heart for himself ; because nature teacheth every creature to fear and dread death more than anything besides. For my own part, I do not think that I ever was so much afraid as I was at that time, considering their great contempt, and how unwilling they were to listen to right reason or loyalty.
Seite 30 - ... on every side. Then he sent for the sons of the Dukes of Gloucester and Lancaster, his cousins, and the son of the Countess of Salisbury and other bachelors-in-arms, and there knighted them with all due solemnity. To young Lancaster, he said, "My fair cousin, henceforth, be preux and valiant, for you have some valiant blood to conquer.
Seite 173 - Bring out the king's horses ; ' and then they brought him two little horses' not worth forty franks ; the King mounted one, and the Earl of Salisbury the other. Every one got on horseback, and we set out from the said Castle of FLINT about two hours after midday. " In form and manner as you have heard, did Duke HENRY take King RICHARD, his Lord ; and he brought him with great joy and satisfaction to CHESTER,- which place he had quitted in the morning.
Seite 168 - And be assured that these are the very words that they two spake together, without taking away or adding anything : 'for I heard and understood them very well. And the Earl of Salisbury also rehearsed them to me in French, and another aged knight, who was one of the council of Duke Henry. He told me, as we rode to Chester, that Merlin and Bede had, from the time in which they lived, prophesied of the taking and ruin of the king, and that if I were in his castle he...

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