Barnabae Itinerarium, or Barnabee's Journal

Barnabae Itinerarium, or Barnabee's Journal

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1818 edition. Excerpt: ...communication of a literary friend we are enabled to add Brathwait's relation of the same story in another work. It is introduced in the Arcadian Princess, with the name of GRANTAMtransposed, andmay therefore be unhesitatingly applied to that place. Anjndex hand is placed in the margin better to secure notice. " They may wel aeem to be ranked and endenized" amongst that credulous Plebeian Society of Margant, who were made to beleeve, upon the ruines of a sumptuous and magnificent Abbey-spire, that the State intended their spire (though many miles distant) should supply it: to divert which intendment, in all humble and petitionary manner, with joynt consent according to their weak conceit, they beseeched the State (with ample gratuities tosome interceding favorites, for their better successe) to commiserate their case, and spare their Spire. Towhich the State, pretending them all favour, after much laughter, pleasantly condescended." P. 114-115. Retford. Versifying the old adage that a fish should swim thrice; in water, in butter, ..ind in wine. - The Arcadian Princess, 1635. p. 203, P. 122-3. Tadcaster. " Really, (says Camclen) con siderhig the many currents that fall into the Wherf, this so shallow and easie stream under the bridge is very strange, and might well give occasion to what a certain gentleman, who passed it in the summer-time, said of it: " Nil Tadcaster habet Hfusis vel carmine dignum, Prceter magnifice structum sine jlumine poutem. Itinerary of T. Edes. (marginal Note) " Nothing at Tadcaster deserves a name, But the fair bridge that's built without a stream." P. 131. Alerton or Northalerton. " The throng-est beast-fair on St. Bartholomew's day that I ever saw."--Camden. At Nesham there was a Benedictine Nun-Camden's Britannia....show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236664507
  • 9781236664501