Original Glossaries, and Glossaries with Fresh Additions. III; II. Cleveland Words (Supplementary)

Original Glossaries, and Glossaries with Fresh Additions. III; II. Cleveland Words (Supplementary)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...so called; and I incline to believe that the large and long ridge of hills that passes east and west the whole length of the county, above Boxley, Holingbourne, etc., is meant by this expression. St Michael's Mount is near Marazion in Cornwall, and gives 1ts name to Mount's Bay; of. Milton's Lyeidas and Southey's poem of '_'St Michael's Chair." The whereabouts of St Bridget's Bower is more difficult to determine In an Old Dialogue printed by Wynkyn de Word, part whereof is inserted for blank pages at the end of a copy of Bp Fox's book De vera difierentia Regiw Potestatis et Ecclesiastimz, belonging to the Rev. Dr Thomas Brett, Imaginacion, one of the Interlocutors, says to Perseveraunce, ' Than sholde ye have many a so mele; I wyll never gyve you mete ne rynke, '--and confirms this by swearing ' by saynt Tybwme of Kent.' _In the parish of St Thomas-a-Waterings, which is in Kent (as I thmk), there was a place of execution; Wood, Hist. Ant, lib. ii., p. 342. The counterfeit Earl of Warwick was hanged at St Thomas Waterings, 15 Hen. VII.; Hollinshed and Hall, Hen. VII., f. 49 b. Thomas-aWaterm s was the place of execution for the prisoners of the King's Bench; ut then that prison being in Surrey, the place of execution must have been in Surrey too. Quaere therefore how this matter was yet ' Here Dr Pegge goes oil' into the etymology of that phrase. (sic)..... Stanley, Bp of Sodor and Man, wishes untrue writers ' would offer themselves unto St Thomas Waterson, ' a corruption probabl of Waterings; Memoirs of Stanley, p. 179. See Weever, pp. 56, 436, w ere it is a place of execution A. 1541, tho' Tybourn was then in being. There...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236894855
  • 9781236894854