A concise history of the city and suburbs of Worcester

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T. Eaton, 1816 - 175 էջ
 

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Էջ 156 - Alexander returneth to dust; the dust is earth; of earth we make loam : And why of that loam, whereto he was converted, might they not stop a beer-barrel ? Imperious Caesar, dead, and turn'd to clay, Might stop a hole to keep the wind away...
Էջ 61 - It is uncertain, however," the historian of Worcester adds, " in what order of succession these publications were first issued — whether monthly or weekly, on what day of the month, or in what form, but in June, 1709, they assumed a regular and orderly appearance, in a small folio containing six pages, which formed a weekly number, published every Friday, and were printed by Stephen Bryan, under the title of the Worcester Postman.
Էջ 26 - Fort, we turned his own guns upon him. The Enemy hath had great loss : and certainly is scattered, and run several ways. We are in pursuit of him, and have laid forces in several places, that we hope will gather him up. Indeed this hath been a very glorious mercy ; — and as stiff a contest, for four or five hours, as ever I have seen.
Էջ 126 - This Book of Articles before rehearsed is again approved, and allowed to be holden and executed within the realm, by the assent and consent of our Sovereign Lady Elizabeth, by the Grace of God, of England, France, and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Էջ 119 - BLENHEIM. First is my note, and Blenheim is my name: For Blenheim's story will be first in fame. 2. BARCELONA. Let me relate, how Louis did bemoan His grandson Philip's flight from Barcelon.
Էջ 99 - In the 93rd year of his age and 53rd of his consecration, In the entire possession of his understanding, In the consciousness of a well spent life, In sure and certain hope of a joyful Resurrection, He expired without a groan. " He was the son of John Hough, citizen of London, and of Margaret his wife, daughter of John Byrche of Leacroft in the county of...
Էջ 119 - Deluged in blood, I, Ramilies, advance Britannia's glory in the fall of France." 4. "Menin. Let Menin on my sides engraven be, And Flanders freed from Gallic slavery.
Էջ 25 - That upon this day, being the 3d of September (remarkable for a mercy vouchsafed to your Forces on this day twelvemonth in Scotland), we built a Bridge of Boats over Severn, between it and Teme, about half a mile from Worcester ; and another over Teme, within pistolshot of our other Bridge.
Էջ 26 - Forces and those new-raised have behaved themselves with very great courage; and He that made them come out, made them willing to fight for you. The Lord God Almighty frame our hearts to real thankfulness for this, which is alone His doing. I hope I shall within a day or two give you a more perfect account. In the mean time I hope you will pardon, Sir, . Your most humble servant, OLIVER CROMWELL.* On Saturday the 6th comes a farther Letter from my Lord General ; ' the effect whereof speaketh thus...
Էջ 110 - Learning For the benefit of the rising Generation, The present Age knows and acknowledges, And succeeding Ages will feel with gratitude ; While so singular was the Attachment, The Veneration and filial Love of his Scholars For their Master, their Friend -and their Parent, As hardly obtained belief, But from those who witnessed it, Strict himself in the exercise of every Duty, Yet compassionate to the Failings of others...

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