The History of Taunton, in the County of Somerset

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J. Poole, 1822 - 608 страници

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Страница 539 - Chancery court, what time he thought fit to spare. Many times, on days of causes at his house, the company have waited five hours in a morning, and, after eleven, he hath come out inflamed, and staring like one distracted. And that visage he put on when he animadverted on such as he took offence at, which made him a terror to real offenders ; whom also he terrified with his face and voice, as if the thunder of the day of judgment broke over their heads : and nothing ever made men tremble like his...
Страница 156 - Taunton bore him, London bred him, Piety train'd him, virtue led him ; Earth enrich'd him, heaven cares't him, Taunton blest him, London blest him. This thankful town, that mindful city, Share his piety and his pity. What he gave, and how he gave it, Ask the poor, and you shall have it. Gentle reader, heaven may strike Thy tender heart to do the like ; And now thy eyes have read the story, Give him the praise and heaven the glory.
Страница 454 - Be of good courage, and let us play the men for our people, and for the cities of our God : and the LORD do that which seemeth him good.
Страница 203 - Houses, and commodious also for all such as have forgot the Latin Tonge, and would, by themselves, without a Scholemaster, in short time, and with small paines, recover a sufficient habilitie to Understand, Write, and Speake Latin.
Страница 40 - Elizabeth, anno 1574, for inquiring into the lands and goods of all her bondmen...
Страница 540 - Afterwards when the Prince of Orange came, and all was in confusion, this lord chancellor, being very obnoxious, disguised himself in order to go beyond sea. He was in a seaman's garb, and drinking a pot in a cellar. This scrivener came into the cellar after some of his clients ; and his eye caught that face, which made him start ; and the chancellor, seeino himself eyed, feigned a cough, and turned to the wall with his pot in°his hand.
Страница 500 - I declare that the title of king was forced upon me, and that it was very much contrary to my opinion when I was proclaimed. For the satisfaction of the world, I do declare that the late king told me he was never married to my mother. Having declared this, I hope the king who is now will not let my children suffer on this account. And to this I put my hand this fifteenth day of July, 1685.
Страница 496 - How, sir, no man ! Have you not been guilty of invasion, and of much blood, which has been shed ; and it may be, the loss of many souls, who followed you? You must needs have wronged a great many.
Страница 309 - Philip and Mary, by the grace of God, king and queen of England, France. Naples, Jerusalem, and Ireland ; defenders of the faith ; princes of Spain and Sicily ; archdukes of Austria ; dukes of Milan, Burgundy, and Brabant; counts of Hapsburg, Flanders, and Tyrol.
Страница 487 - For my taking up arms, it was never in my thought since the king died: the prince and princess of Orange will be witness for me of the assurance I gave them, that I would never stir against you. But my misfortune was such as to meet with some horrid people, that made me believe things of your majesty...