Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, Volumen12

Chetham Society, 1847

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Página 2 - For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open Unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.
Página 2 - The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water; therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.
Página 60 - Loy, being arraigned for a witch, confessed she was one ; and when she was asked how long she had so been, replied, Since the death of her mother, who died thirty years ago ; and at her decease she had nothing to leave her, and this widow Bridge, that were sisters, but her two spirits ; and named them, the eldest spirit to this widow, and the other spirit to her the said Margaret Loy.
Página 72 - and then to supply these dams, so great a fresh from off the Moss Lake, that though my eyes may never see it, yet, I am confident that God Almighty, which makes nothing in vain, hath ordained this to be the greatest good for this town. Therefore, I hope the town will never lose the advantage of the water coming that way ; for if they do, all they are worth cannot procure a stream to cleanse the Pool, as above...
Página 7 - The two marks of his seniority is the bare velvet of his gown and his proficiency at tennis, where when he can once play a set, he is a freshman no more.
Página xxix - The Postmasters on Chester Road, petitioning, have received Order, and do accordingly publish the following advertisement : — ALL Gentlemen, Merchants, and others, who have occasion to travel between London and Westchester, Manchester, and Warrington, or any other Town upon that Road, for the accommodation of Trade, dispatch of Business, and ease of Purse, upon every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Morning, betwixt Six and ten of the Clock, at the House of Mr. Christopher...
Página 77 - And there being but one chapel, which doth not contain one half of our inhabitants, in the summer (upon pretence of going to the parish church which is two long miles, and there being a village...
Página 38 - tis for a private man that holds of a gentleman. LAND. ] . When men did let their land under-foot, the tenants would fight for their landlords, so that way they had their retribution ; but now they will do nothing for them ; may be the first, if but a constable bid them, that shall lay the landlord by the heels ; and therefore 'tis vanity and folly not to take the full value.
Página 47 - Christmas, three days shearing " and old rent £1 : 6 : 8." " Baly Johnson, ' one of the hardest men in town.' Has a " house in Castle Street, to which there belongs a great close of " land lying in the Dale Street, which runs down to the pool. If " ever the pool shall be cut so as shipping shall come up on the " back of the town, then this will be a most especial place to
Página xxix - Road, who will have all such set days so many Horses with Furniture in readiness to furnish the Riders without any stay to carry them to or from any the places aforesaid, in Four days, as well to London as from thence, and to places nearer in less time, according as their occasions shall require, they ingaging at...

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