Old London: Papers Read at the London Congress, July, 1866

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Page 21 - History of Rome. From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire. With the History of Literature and Art.
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Page 30 - HISTORY OF FRANCE; from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Second Empire, 1852.
Page vii - Then goes he on along by that more beauteous strand, Expressing both the wealth and bravery of the land. (So many sumptuous bowers, within so little space, The all-beholding Sun scarce sees in all his race.) And on by London leads, which like a crescent lies, Whose...
Page 278 - ... of the popular assent in the election of a king; but it marks the progress of English independence under Henry that London now claimed of itself the right of election. Undismayed by the absence of the hereditary counsellors of the crown, its "Aldermen and wise folk gathered together the folkmoot, and these providing at their own will for the good of the realm, unanimously resolved to choose a king.
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Page 273 - Wyclif, the Reformation, the Puritan enthusiasm, and the mission work of the Wesleys. Everywhere in town and country men banded themselves together for prayer: hermits flocked to the woods: noble and churl welcomed the austere Cistercians, a reformed offshoot of the Benedictine order, as they spread over the moors and forests of the North.
Page 224 - Whereupon the King, after alluding to his having dismissed his son, Edward Prince of Wales, from his house for nearly half a year for some outrage towards the King's officers, ordered that William de Brewes, with his body ungirt, his head uncovered, and his coif laid aside, should go from 'the King's Bench at Westminster through the middle of the Hall, when the Court was full, to the Exchequer, and there ask Roger de Hegham's pardon and apologise for his offence to him; and that for the contempt...

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