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Page 45 - Towards the end of the first or the beginning of the second century after Christ, these lands were incorporated in the Roman empire.
Page 302 - And the Lord answered me, and said, "Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it. For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.
Page 66 - Lord Charles the Second by the Grace of God, of England, Scotland, France & Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c and in the yeare of our Lord 1680. PRESENT The Right Honoble Sr Edmund Andros, Knt. Cover" Capt Mathias Nicolls Capt William Dyre Mr Fred.
Page 82 - Well, well, Master Kingston,' quoth he, ' I see the matter against me how it is framed ; but if I had served God as diligently as I have done the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs.
Page 129 - ... even in summer, and the sun during the finest weather had little power to disperse the steaming mists. The trees gathered and condensed the rain ; the crops grew rankly, but ripened slowly, for the ground and the atmosphere were alike overloaded with moisture. The fallen timber obstructed the streams, the rivers were squandered in the reedy morasses, and only the downs and hill-tops rose above the perpetual tracts of wood.
Page 147 - Also a bear to be let loose at the same time, and a cat to be tied to the bull's tail. Note : The doors will be opened at four, as the sports begin at five exactly, because the diversion will last long, and the days grow short.
Page 146 - Hook, so fastened to a stake that it will turn round ; with this the Bull circulates to watch his Enemy ; which is a Mastiff Dog (commonly used to the Sport) with a short nose, that his teeth may take the better hold. This Dog, if right, will creep upon his belly that he may, if possible, get the Bull by the Nose; which the Bull as carefully strives to defend, by laying it close to the ground, where his Horns are also ready to do what in them lies to toss the dog ; and this is the true sport. But...
Page 3 - Prehistoric Remains (Forts and Dolmens) along the borders of Burren. in the county of Clare." (Journal of the Roy. Soc. of Antiquaries of Ireland, Vol. XXXV, 1905.) White (Herbert M.).— " Excavations in Castle Hill, Burton-inLonsdale." (The Antiquary, November, 1905.) Windle(BCA).— "Kemerton Camp, Bredon Hill." (Man, September, 1905.) DESTRUCTION. The destruction or mutilation of defensive earthworks, and even more of tumuli and barrows, is constantly proceeding in many parts of the country,...
Page 147 - Likewise a dog to be dressed up with fireworks over him, and turned loose with the man in the ground. Also a bear to be let loose at the same time, and a cat to be tied to the bull's tail.