The Parochial registers preservation bill, 1882. The preservation of parish registers

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Page 169 - O monstrous ! but one half-penny worth of bread to this intolerable deal of sack ! — What there is else, keep close ; we'll read it at more advantage : there let him sleep till day.
Page 183 - ... tis taken off : which being put upon the offender by order of the magistrate, and fastened with a padlock behind, she is led round the town by an officer, to her shame, nor is it taken off till after the party begins to shew all external signes imaginable of humiliation and amendment.
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Page 6 - ild you! They say the owl was a baker's daughter. Lord! we know what we are, but know not what we may be.
Page 159 - There's not a hag, Or ghost shall wag, Or cry, ware Goblins ! where I go ; But Robin I Their...
Page 177 - All ill come running in, all good keep out. FIRST WITCH: Here's the blood of a bat. HECATE: Put in that, oh, put in that.
Page 114 - Let Vanity adorn the marble tomb With trophies, rhymes, and scutcheons of renown, In the deep dungeon of some Gothic dome, Where night and desolation ever frown. Mine be the breezy hill that skirts the down ; Where a green grassy turf is all I crave, With here and there a violet bestrown, Fast by a brook, or fountain's murmuring wave. And many an evening sun shine sweetly on my grave.
Page 84 - ... poetess were unfortunately not realized: some disputes arose between the trustees and the professors ; the establishment was broken up in 1783, and from its fragments a college was formed at York, which has been recently transferred to Manchester. The literary tastes created during the flourishing days of the Academy led to the establishment of a library, which is still excellent; and to an extent of publication almost unparalleled in the provincial press. Howard's great work on Prisons was printed...
Page 137 - James Earl of Derby, Lord of Man and the Isles, grandson of James Earl of Derby, by Charlotte, daughter of Claude Duke...
Page 159 - The king of ghosts and shadows there, Mad Robin I, at his command, Am sent to view the night-sports here. What revel rout Is kept about, In every corner where I go, I will o'ersee, And merry be, And make good sport, with ho, ho, ho...

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