The History and Antiquities of the Counties of Westmorland and Cumberland, Volume 1

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Page 557 - Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting nothing but an honest heart ; Grown all to all, from...
Page viii - This Book of Articles before rehearsed is again approved, and allowed to be holden and executed within the realm, by the assent and consent of our Sovereign Lady Elizabeth, by the Grace of God, of England, France, and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Page cxxxi - That the two Kingdoms of England and Scotland shall upon the first day of May which shall be in the year one thousand seven hundred and seven, and for ever after, be united into one Kingdom, by the name of Great Britain ; and that the Ensigns Armorial of the said United Kingdom be such as her Majesty shall appoint, and the crosses of St.
Page 557 - Tho' wond'ring Senates hung on all he spoke, The Club must hail him master of the joke, Shall parts so various aim at nothing new? He'll shine a Tully and a Wilmot too. Then turns repentant, and his God adores With the same spirit that he drinks and whores; Enough if all around him but admire, And now the Punk applaud, and now the Fryer.
Page 536 - Here I, Thomas Wharton, do lie, With Lucifer under my head, And Nelly my wife hard by, And Nancy as cold as lead. Oh, how can I speak without dread, Who could my sad fortune abide? With one devil under my head And another laid close on each side.
Page 557 - His life, to forfeit it a thousand ways; A constant bounty, which no friend has made; An angel tongue, which no man can persuade; A fool, with more of wit than half mankind ; Too rash for thought, for action too refined...
Page 393 - ... the Veteriponts, Cliffords, and their descendants. " At the death of John de Veteripont, during the minority of his son, who was ward to the prior of Carlisle ; we find by an inquisition then taken, that the said prior had suffered the walls and house of Brougham to go to decay, for want of repairing the gutters and roof...
Page ciii - I prayed him, therefore, to let them know, that if they would, according to the ancient custom, send to me for leave, they should have all the contentment I could give them ; if otherwise they would continue their wonted course, I would do my best to hinder them.
Page 1 - In these mountains (Crossfell), towards the northeast part of the county, is a very remarkable phenomenon, such as we have not found any account of elsewhere in the kingdom, except only about Ingleton, and other places bordering upon the mountains of Ingleborrow, Pendle, and Penigent, in the confines of the counties of York and Lancaster; it is called a helmwind. A rolling cloud, sometimes for three or four days together, hovers over the mountain tops, the sky being clear in other parts.
Page cxv - May, in the sixteenth year of our Reign, of England, France and Ireland; and of Scotland the one and fiftieth.

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