The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, of Each County, Volume 15,Parte 1

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Página 241 - Shakspeare, that, take him for all in all, we shall not look upon his like again.
Página 245 - He was received into the company then in being, at first in a very mean rank; but his admirable wit, and the natural turn of it to the stage, soon distinguished him, if not as an extraordinary actor, yet as an excellent writer.
Página 246 - His father was a butcher, and I have been told heretofore by some of the neighbours, that when he was a boy he exercised his father's trade, but when he kill'da calfe he would doe it in a high style, and make a speech.
Página 205 - When Sorrow weeps o'er Virtue's sacred dust, Our tears become us, and our Grief is just: Such were the tears she shed, who grateful pays This last sad tribute of her love and praise.
Página 157 - ... fighting, he rode up and down among them, sometimes with his hat in his hand, entreating them to stand to their arms and fight like men...
Página 150 - I have been told by some old people, who in their younger years were eyewitnesses of these pageants so acted, that the yearly confluence of people to see that shew was extraordinary great, and yielded no small advantage to this city.
Página 102 - It is said by Eapin, that the countess, previous to her riding, commanded all persons to keep within doors, and from their windows, on pain of death ; but, notwithstanding this severe penalty, there was one person who could not forbear giving a look, out of curiosity; but it cost him his life.
Página 102 - ... continued to solicit him, insomuch that he told her if she would ride on horseback naked from one end of the town to the other, in the sight of all the people, he would grant her request. Whereunto she returned, ' But will you give me leave so to do ? ' And he replying

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