The British Metropolis in 1851: A Classified Guide to London : So Arranged as to Show, in Separate Chapters, Every Object in London Interesting to Special Tastes and Occupations

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Arthur Hall, Virtue, 1851 - 299 páginas
 

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Página 175 - That no person, once delivered by habeas corpus, shall be recommitted for the same offence, on penalty of £500. 6. That every person committed for treason or felony shall, if he requires it the first week of the next term, or the first day of the next session of oyer and terminer...
Página 303 - Volume, price 5*. cloth lettered, TOIL AND TRIAL, A Story of London Life. By Mrs. NEWTON CROSLAND, (late CAMILLA TOULMIN.) With frontispiece by JOHN LEECH. And THE DOUBLE CLAIM, A Tale of Heal Life.
Página 52 - Aldermen, and citizens of London, do now hereby, with one voice and consent of tongue and heart, publish and proclaim, that the high and mighty Prince...
Página 300 - We have rarely had occasion to speak more highly of any work than of this. The purpose of the writer is admirable, the manner of his working out the story is natural and truthful, and the sentiments conveyed are all that can be desired." — Bell's Weekly Messenger. " We are glad to see such tales within the reach of the people. Mechanics' Institutes, and libraries of a popular character, should avail themselves of this edition.
Página 305 - DIALOGUES BETWEEN A POPISH PRIEST AND AN ENGLISH PROTESTANT, wherein the Principal Points and Arguments of both Religions are truly Proposed, and fully Examined.
Página 42 - They consist of the As and its divisions ; Family or Consular coins ; Imperial coins struck in Rome ; Imperial coins struck in Egypt ; Imperial coins struck with Greek characters, in different states and cities subject to the Romans ; Imperial coins struck in the Roman colonies; Imperial coins struck with Punic characters ; and Contorniates.
Página 52 - Memory, by whose Decease the Imperial Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland is solely and rightfully come to the High and Mighty...
Página 38 - Lucan tells a very good story, which, if not precisely exact, is certainly characteristical : that when the sale of Thrale's brewery was going forward, Johnson appeared bustling about, with an ink-horn and pen in his button-hole, like an exciseman ; and on being asked what he really considered to be the value of the property which was to be disposed of, answered, "We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams of avarice.

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