Cheshire Notes and Queries, Volume 7

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Swain and Company, Limited, 1887 - Cheshire (England)

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Page 2 - What a happiness is it, that, without all offence of necromancy, I may here call up any of the ancient Worthies of Learning, whether human or divine, and confer with them of all my doubts ! that I can, at pleasure, summon whole synods of reverend Fathers and acute Doctors from all the coasts of the earth, to give their well-studied judgments, in all points of question, which I propose ! Neither can I cast my eye casually upon any of these silent masters, but I must learn somewhat.
Page 255 - ... and without incurring any further loss, joined the frigate in the offing. Cutting out an armed vessel is usually a desperate service, and the prize seldom repays the loss which is sustained in capturing her. The spirit engendered by such acts is, however, of the noblest, and, in a national point of view, of the most useful kind : its emulative influence spreads from man to man, and from ship to ship, until the ardour for engaging in services of danger, services, the repeated success of which...
Page 231 - Radicalism has taken the shape of affection for the Queen and has deserted its old form, for we are all as quiet as lambs in this part of England, and you would not imagine that this could have been a disturbed country twelve months ago.
Page 160 - ... had been lifted up in her mother's arms to view the happy landing at Dover of Charles the Second. Her father, an old cavalier, had afterwards to undergo not merely neglect, but oppression from that thankless monarch ; still, however, he and his wife continued devoted to the royal cause, and their daughter grew up as devoted as they. After the expulsion of the Stuarts, all her thoughts, her hopes, her prayers, were directed to another restoration. Ever afterwards, she had with rigid punctuality...
Page 241 - ... and obtained, in 1762, an act of parliament for branching his canal to the tideway in, the Mersey. This part of the canal is carried over the rivers Mersey and Bollan, and over many wide and deep vallies. Over the vallies it is conducted without the assistance of a single lock...
Page 5 - A Remonstrance against Presbytery, exhibited by divers of the Nobilitie, Gentrie, Ministers, and Inhabitants of the County Palatine of Chester, with the Motives of that Remonstrance. Together with a Short Survey of the Presbyterian Discipline ; and a...
Page 233 - Not in vain the distance beacons. Forward, forward let us range. Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of change.
Page 2 - ... needs be. Blessed be God, that hath set up so many clear lamps in his Church : now, none, but the wilfully blind, can plead darkness. And blessed be the memory of those his faithful servants, that have left their blood, their spirits, their lives, in these precious papers ; and have willingly wasted themselves into these during monuments, to give light unto others.
Page 268 - CD, his heirs, executors, or administrators, do and shall well and truly pay, or cause to be paid, unto the...
Page 35 - Brereton, baronet, one of the members of the House of commons and for Sir George Booth, knight and baronet and the rest of the deputie lieutenants of the citie and countie of Chester.

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