The History of the Ancient Borough of Pontefract: Containing an Interesting Account of Its Castle, and the Three Different Sieges it Sustained, During the Civil War, with Notes and Pedigrees, of Some of the Most Distinguished Royalists and Parliamentarians, Chiefly Drawn from Manuscripts Never Before Published

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Σελίδα 96 - Nay then, farewell ! I have touch'd the highest point of all my greatness : And, from that full meridian of my glory, I haste now to my setting. I shall fall Like a bright exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more.
Σελίδα 112 - I have been studying how I may compare This prison where I live unto the world: And for because the world is populous, And here is not a creature but myself, I cannot do it; yet I'll hammer it out. My brain I'll prove the female to my soul; My soul the father: and these two beget A generation of still-breeding thoughts...
Σελίδα 81 - Kirkby, and the heirs of his body ; and for want of such issue...
Σελίδα 406 - ... the year, that is to say at the feast of St. Michael the archangell, the birth of our Lord God, the annunciation of the blessed Virgin Mary, and nativity of St.
Σελίδα 497 - May, in the sixteenth year of our Reign, of England, France and Ireland; and of Scotland the one and fiftieth.
Σελίδα 83 - We turn to dust, and all our mightiest works Die too : the deep foundations that we lay, Time plows them up, and not a trace remains.
Σελίδα 79 - ... of free warren was invented to protect them, by giving the grantee a sole and exclusive power of killing such game so far as his warren extended, on condition of his preventing other persons.
Σελίδα 256 - In a word, I believe him still that grand apostate to the commonwealth, who must not expect to be pardoned in this world, till he be dispatched to the other.
Σελίδα 322 - The habit of these monks was a black loose coat, or gown of stuff, reaching down to their heels, with a cowl or hood of the same, and a scapulary ; and under that a white habit, nearly as large as the former, made of flannel; these, with a pair of boots, completed their costume.
Σελίδα 145 - ... strength, should further attacks be made upon his throne. Early in December, 1484, the king was aware of the continuance of Richmond's intention to contest with him for the crown, from the evidence of the following mandate sent to the Mayor of Windsor by Richard, towards the close of that year :

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