A Discourse of the Warr in Lancashire, Volume 62

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William Beamont
Chetham society, 1864 - Great Britain - 164 pages
 

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Page 102 - I seen also under the sun, and it seemed great unto me: there was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man.
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Page 92 - Norrisson was educated at Marylebone and Hipperholme Schools, and graduating at Cambridge, was called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of Gray's Inn, on the 28th of November, 1806. He practised only for a very short time, and then betook himself to literature and antiquarian pursuits. He will be remembered chiefly as the author of The History of Morleij and its Surrounding Villages, 1830, 8vo, a work now very scarce.

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