Records of Longevity: With an Introductory Discourse on Vital Statistics

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Darton, 1857 - 399 páginas

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Página 215 - ... worth when new five pounds. His house was perfectly of the old fashion, in the midst of a large park well stocked with deer...
Página 197 - Regiment of Foot in different parts of Europe, And in the year 1745 fought under the command of the Duke of Cumberland, at the Battle of Fontenoy, Where she received a Bayonet Wound in her Arm. Her long life, which commenced in the Reign of Queen Anne, extended to...
Página 216 - Pool supplied him. At the upper end of the room stood a small table with a double desk ; one side of which held a CHURCH BIBLE, the other the BOOK OF MARTYRS. On different tables in the room lay hawks...
Página 216 - At one end of this room •was a door which opened into a closet, where stood bottles of strong beer and wine, which never came out but in single glasses, which was the rule of the house ; for he never exceeded himself, nor permitted others to exceed.
Página 293 - John the fool, with a high and mighty no beard, that had also a horse for his carriage. These all were to be brought out of the country to London, by...
Página 216 - Here and there a pole-cat was intermixed ; and hunter's poles in great abundance. The parlour was a large room, completely furnished in the same style. On a broad hearth, paved with bricks, lay some of the choicest terriers, hounds, and spaniels. One or two of the great chairs had litters of cats in them, which were not to be disturbed. Of these, three or four always attended him at dinner ; and a little white wand lay by his trencher, to defend it, if they were too troublesome.
Página 294 - ... whereupon the natural functions of the parts of his body were overcharged, his lungs obstructed, and the habit of the whole body quite disordered ; upon which there could not but ensue a dissolution.
Página 216 - The parlour was a large room, completely furnished in the same style. On a broad hearth, paved with brick, lay some of the choicest terriers, hounds and spaniels. One or two of the great chairs had litters of cats in them, which were not to be disturbed. Of these, three or four always attended him at dinner, and a little white wand lay by his trencher, to defend it, if they were too troublesome. In the windows, which were very large, lay his arrows, cross-bows, and other accoutrements. The corners...
Página 292 - Coarse meslin bread, and for his daily swig, Milk, buttermilk, and water, whey and whig. Sometimes metheglin, and by fortune happy, He sometimes...
Página 340 - I led a sober, studious, but not a lazy or sedentary life. My diet was sparing, though delicate ; my liquors the best wines of Xerez and La Mancha, of which I never exceeded a pint at any meal, except in cold weather, when I allowed myself a third more. I rode or walked every day, except in rainy weather, when I exercised for a couple of hours.

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