Collections Historical & Archaeological Relating to Montgomeryshire and Its Borders, Volume 14

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Page 5 - Guard us waking, guard us sleeping, And when we die, May we, in Thy mighty keeping, All peaceful lie ! When the last dread call shall wake us, Do not Thou, our God, forsake us, But to reign in glory take us With Thee on high.
Page 327 - Tis of the wave and not the rock ; ,Tis but the flapping of the sail, And not a rent made by the gale ! In spite of rock and tempest's roar. In spite of false lights on the shore, Sail on, nor fear to breast the sea ! Our hearts, our hopes, are all with thee...
Page 296 - Your perfumed satin clothes, your catches and your oaths, Your stage-plays and your sonnets, your diamonds and your spades ? Down, down, for ever down with the mitre and the crown, With the Belial of the Court, and the Mammon of the Pope There is woe in Oxford Halls : there is wail in Durham's Stalls. The Jesuit smites his bosom : the Bishop rends his cope. And She of the seven hills shall mourn her children's ills, And tremble when she thinks on the edge of England's sword ; And the Kings of earth...
Page 5 - GOD, that madest earth and heaven, Darkness and light, Who the day for toil hast given, For rest the night. May Thine angel guards defend us, Slumber sweet Thy mercy send us, Holy dreams and hopes attend us, This live-long night.
Page 401 - Atkinson; such arms being first duly exemplified according to the laws of arms, and recorded in the Herald's Office...
Page 13 - Well nigh forgotten now : Together visited the ancient house Which from the hill-slope takes Its Cymric name euphonious ; there to view, Though drawn by some rude limner inexpert, The faded portrait of that lady fair, Beside whose corpse her husband watched, And with perverted faith, Preposterously placed, Thought, obstinate in hopeless hope, to see The beautiful dead by miracle revive.
Page 332 - Bedford level will have nothing to fear from all the pickaxes of all the levellers of France. As long as our Sovereign Lord the King, and his faithful subjects, the Lords and Commons of this realm - the triple cord which no man can break...
Page 338 - But the ordinary public chastisement was the bastinado, a stroke or two on the palm with that almost obsolete weapon now — the ferule. A ferule was a sort of flat ruler, widened at the inflicting end into a shape resembling a pear, — but nothing like so sweet — with a delectable hole in the middle, to raise blisters, like a cupping-glass.
Page 89 - I pr'ythee, wife, lay a pin on the ground near my foot, or at my right toe ; which she did ; and when young Master Porter, yet forty years old, was come into the house, after salutations between them, the old man said, Wife, is not that a pin which lies at my foot 1 Truly husband, quoth she, it is a pin indeed...
Page 402 - Norroy in pursuance of His Grace's Warrant and by virtue of the Letters Patent of Our several Offices to each of Us respectively granted do by these Presents grant and assign unto the said Sir Rupert Alfred Kettle the Arms following that is to say...

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