Remains historical and literary connected with the Palatine counties of Lancaster and Chester published by the Chetham Society, Volume 108

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Page 326 - Elizabeth, by the grace of God Queene of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc.
Page 338 - My prime of youth is but a frost of cares; My feast of joy is but a dish of pain; My crop of corn is but a field of tares, And all my good is but vain hope of gain.
Page 339 - I saw the world and yet I was not seen ; My thread is cut and yet it is not spun, And now I live, and now my life is done. I sought my death and found it in my womb, I looked for life and saw it was a shade, I trod the earth and knew it was my tomb, And now I die, and now I was but made ; My glass is full, and now my glass is run. And now I live, and now my life is done.
Page 208 - A Theatre, wherein be represented, as wel the miseries and calamities that follow the voluptuous worldlings as also the greate joyes and pleasures which the faithfull do enjoy. An argument both profitable and delectable to all that sincerely love the Word of God. Devised by S. John vander Noodt.
Page 3 - The History of the Parish of Garstang, in the county of Lancaster.
Page 299 - Of the pancake-bell, Taylor, the waterpoet, in his works, 1630, has a curious .\ccount. " Shrove Tuesday, at whose entrance in the morning all the whole kingdom is inquiet ; but by that time the clocke strikes eleven, which (by the help of a knavish sexton) is commonly before nine, then there is a bell rung, cal'd the pancake bell, the sound whereof makes thousands of people distracted, and forgetful either of manners or humanitie...
Page 256 - And because the best course to let them see the errour of their workes, is to weave a new webbe in their owne loome; I have heere layd a few course threds together, to invite some skillfuller wits to goe forward in the same, or to begin some finer peece, wherein it may be scene, how well verse and vertue sute together.
Page 269 - Triumphs ouer Death : or a Consolatorie Epistle for afflicted minds, in the affects of dying friends. First written for the consolation of one : but nowe published for the generall good of all, by RS the author of S.
Page 339 - The spring is past and yet it hath not sprung; The fruit is dead, and yet the leaves are green; My youth is gone, and yet I am but young; I saw the world, and yet I was not seen. My thread is cut, and yet it is not spun; And now I live, and now my life is done.
Page 339 - My tale was heard and yet it was not told, My fruit is fallen and yet my leaves are green, My youth is spent and yet I am not old, I saw the world and yet I was not seen...

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