Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire for the Year ..., Volume 59

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Pedigrees and arms of various families of Lancashire and Cheshire are included in many of the volumes.
 

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Page 79 - How often have I blest the coming day, When toil remitting lent its turn to play, And all the village train, from labour free, Led up their sports beneath the spreading tree, While many a pastime circled in the shade, The young contending as the old surveyed ; And many a gambol frolicked o'er the ground, And sleights of art and feats of strength went round.
Page 15 - I HEARD a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, From henceforth blessed are the dead which die in the Lord : even so saith the Spirit ; for they rest from their labours.
Page 74 - The chest contrived a double debt to pay, A bed by night, a chest of drawers by day; The pictures placed for ornament and use, The twelve good rules...
Page 77 - Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learned to stray; Along the cool, sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.
Page 17 - ... the exemption of such scholar from attending prayer or religious worship, or from any lesson or series of lessons on a religious subject...
Page 40 - IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN. I Henry Crowel of Frederick County and State of Maryland farmer being sick and weak in...
Page 79 - Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay: Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade; A breath can make them, as a breath has made: But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied.
Page 78 - He looks and laughs at a' that. A prince can mak' a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; But an honest man's aboon his might — Guid faith, he mauna fa' that ! For a
Page 19 - Atkinson; such arms being first duly exemplified according to the laws of arms, and recorded in the Herald's Office...
Page 16 - Come unto me, all ye that labour and arc heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

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