The British Metropolis in 1851: A Classified Guide to London : So Arranged as to Show, in Separate Chapters, Every Object in London Interesting to Special Tastes and Occupations
Arthur Hall, Virtue, 1851 - Great Exhibition - 299 pages
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Page 175 - That no person, once delivered by habeas corpus, shall be recommitted for the same offence, on penalty of £500. 6. That every person committed for treason or felony shall, if he requires it the first week of the next term, or the first day of the next session of oyer and terminer...
Page 6 - Gresham ; the Tomb of Thomas Gray ; the Birth-place of Thomas Chatterton ; the Birth-place of Richard Wilson ; the House of Andrew Marvel ; the Tomb of John Stow ; the Heart of Sir Nicholas Crispe ; the Printing Office of William Caxton ; Shaftesbury House; the Dwelling of James Barry; the Residence of Dr.
Page 42 - They consist of the As and its divisions ; Family or Consular coins ; Imperial coins struck in Rome ; Imperial coins struck in Egypt ; Imperial coins struck with Greek characters, in different states and cities subject to the Romans ; Imperial coins struck in the Roman colonies; Imperial coins struck with Punic characters ; and Contorniates.
Page 52 - Memory, by whose Decease the Imperial Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland is solely and rightfully come to the High and Mighty...
Page 38 - Lucan tells a very good story, which, if not precisely exact, is certainly characteristical : that when the sale of Thrale's brewery was going forward, Johnson appeared bustling about, with an ink-horn and pen in his button-hole, like an exciseman ; and on being asked what he really considered to be the value of the property which was to be disposed of, answered, "We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams of avarice.
Page 8 - Provident Fund. Provident Annuities purchased by Ladies in any way connected with Education, upon Government Security, agreeably to the Act of Parliament. This branch includes a Savings Bank. A Home for Governesses during the intervals between their engagements. A System of Registration, entirely free of expense. An Asylum for the Aged.