The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine

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Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1828 - Books

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Page 175 - Inquiries into the Origin and Progress of the Science of Heraldry in England, with Explanatory Observations on Armorial Ensigns, by James Dallaway, AM 4to.
Page 126 - The lords might think their dignity diminished by improper advancements, and particularly by the introduction of twelve new peers at once, to produce a majority of tories in the last reign ; an act of authority violent enough, yet certainly legal, and by no means to be compared with that contempt of national right with •which, some time afterwards, by the instigation of whiggism, the commons, chosen by the people for three years, chose themselves for seven.
Page 4 - SPRING, the sweet spring, is the year's pleasant king; Then blooms each thing, then maids dance in a ring, Cold doth not sting, the pretty birds do sing: Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo...
Page 4 - The palm and may make country houses gay, Lambs frisk and play, the shepherds pipe all day, And we hear aye birds tune this merry lay: Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo!
Page 399 - .Clerk Saunders said, ' A bed for you and me !
Page 394 - neath the greenwood tree ? As I sat on the deep sea sand, I saw a fair ship nigh at land, I waved my wings, I bent my beak, The ship sunk, and I heard a shriek ; There they lie, one, two, and three, I shall dine by the wild salt sea.
Page 12 - I'll make me bracelets of his golden hair; His glistening eyes shall be my looking-glass; His lips an altar, where I'll offer up As many kisses as the sea hath sands; Instead of music I will hear him speak; His looks shall be my only library...
Page 23 - Cabala, sive Scrinia Sacra : Mysteries of State and Government, in Letters of illustrious Persons and great Ministers of State, as well foreign as domestick, in the Reigns of King Henry the Eighth, Queen Elizabeth, King James, and King Charles...
Page 29 - I did, the sweetest creature in France. Her growth is very little short of her age, and her wisdom infinitely beyond it. I heard her discourse with her mother, and the ladies about her, with extraordinary discretion and quickness. She dances, the which I am a witness of, as well as ever I saw any creature. They say she sings most sweetly : I am sure she looks so.
Page 405 - O whare will I get a bonny boy, To help me in my need, To rin wi' haste to Lord William, And bid him come wi' speed ?'' O out it spak a bonny boy, Stood by her brother's side ; " It's I wad rin your errand, lady, O'er a

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