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Seite 274 - ... as great a weight of iron as he could bear, and more : that he have no sustenance, save only, on the first day, three morsels of the worst bread ; and, on the second day, three draughts of standing water, that should be nearest to the prison door ; and in this situation this should be alternately his daily diet, till he died, or (as anciently the judgment ran) till he answered...
Seite 241 - I will not undertake to maintain, against the concurrent and unvaried testimony of all ages, and of all nations. There is no people, rude or learned, among whom apparitions of the dead are not related and believed. This opinion, which...
Seite 212 - Christmas time, as he and his wife were sitting over the fire chatting together, he said to her, "I should like to sit up and watch to-night, that we may see who it is that comes and does my work for me.
Seite 52 - Strafford, ran down the Duke of Buckingham, and you all know what became of him. Sir Harry Vane, he ran down the Earl of Strafford, and your lordships know what became of Sir Harry Vane. Chancellor Hyde, he ran down Sir Harry Vane, and your lordships know what became of the Chancellor. Sir Thomas...
Seite 218 - Merrily the feast I'll make, To-day I'll brew, to-morrow bake ; Merrily I'll dance and sing, For next day will a stranger bring : Little does my lady dream Rumpel-Stilts-Kin is my name...
Seite 218 - Laceleg?" but he always answered, " That is not my name." On the third day the messenger came back again, and said, " I have not been able to find a single new name, but as I came to a high mountain at the end of the forest, where the fox and the hare bid each other good night...
Seite 213 - About midnight they came in, and were going to sit down to their work as usual ; but when they saw the clothes lying for them, they laughed and were greatly delighted.
Seite 162 - Isis — continued harmoniously to time the cadence of their feet; while others, at every step, shook a small chain of silver, whose sound, mingling with those of the castanets and sistrums, produced a wild, but not unpleasing harmony.
Seite 49 - First of blessed memory, there is a reward of thirty thousand pounds sterling promised to those who shall deliver us into the hands of our enemies ; we could not but be moved with a just indignation at so insolent an attempt : and though, from our nature and principles, we abhor and detest a practice so unusual among Christian Princes, we cannot, but out of a just regard to the dignity of our person, promise the like reward of thirty thousand pounds sterling...
Seite 50 - He shall have a bel, that's Abel ; And by it standing one whose name is Dee, In a rug gown, there's D, and Rug, that's drug : And right anenst him a dog snarling er ; There's Drugger, Abel Drugger. That's his sign. And here's now mystery and hieroglyphic ! Face. Abel, thou art made. Drug. Sir, I do thank his worship. Face. Six o' thy legs more will not do it, Nab.

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