The History, Topography and Directory of Warwickshire: Inclusive of Some Portions of the Ancient Histories of Rous, Camden, Speed, and Dugdale, with Curious Memoirs of the Lives of These Early English Writers ... a Directory of Every Town and Considerable Village in the County; a Gazetteer of All Towns, Villages, Parishes and Hamlets ... and an Itinerary ...

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R. Wrightson, 1830 - 800 pages
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Page 198 - NOW KNOW YE, That the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, in consideration...
Page 265 - Yesterday he called to visit me, when, mischievously bent to try his judgment, I stepped into my closet, tore off the top of Mr. Caslon's specimen, and produced it to him as yours, brought with me from Birmingham ; saying, I had been examining it, since he spoke to me, and could not for my life perceive the disproportion he mentioned, desiring him to point it out to me.
Page 112 - ... he always went forward, though he moved slowly. The same dullness of mind was observable in his conversation : he was watching the minutest accent of those whom he disgusted by seeming inattention ; and his visitant was surprised when he came a second time, by preparations to execute the scheme which he supposed never to have been heard.
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Page 197 - Governors, by the name of the Governors of the possessions, revenues, and goods of the Free Grammar School...
Page 110 - By this constancy of diligence and diversification of employment, he in time collected a sum sufficient for the purchase of a small printing-office, and began the Gentleman's Magazine, a periodical pamphlet, of which the scheme is known wherever the English language is spoken. To this undertaking he owed the affluence in which he passed the last twenty years of his life, and the fortune which he left behind him, which, though large, had been yet larger, had he not rashly and wantonly impaired it,...
Page 615 - After which, he was slain by a blow with a halbert on the hinder part of his head, receiving at the same time another deep wound in his face.

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