Our Ancient Parishes, Or a Lecture on "Quatford, Morville & Aston Eyre 800 Years Ago".

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Clement Edkins, Printer, 1859 - 99 sayfa

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Sayfa 76 - As for the likeness of their faces, they four had the face of a man, and the face of a lion, on the right side: and they four had the face of an ox on the left side; they four also had the face of an eagle.
Sayfa 78 - ... could. If two or three men came riding to a town, all the township fled before them, and thought that they were robbers. The bishops, and clergy were ever cursing them, but this to them was nothing, for they were all accursed, and forsworn, and reprobate. The earth bare no corn, you might as well have tilled the sea, for the land was all ruined by such deeds...
Sayfa 58 - Among other things is not to be forgotten the good peace that he made in this land, so that a man who had any confidence in himself might go over his realm, with his bosom full of gold, unhurt.
Sayfa 78 - And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto crystal : and in the midst of the throne, and round about the throne, were four beasts, full of eyes before and behind. And the first beast was like a lion, and the second beast like a calf, and the third beast had u face as a man, and the fourth beast was like a flying eagle.
Sayfa 78 - ... the land tilled. Then was corn dear, and flesh, and cheese, and butter: for there was none in the land. Wretched men died of hunger ; some went seeking alms who at one while were rich men ; some fled out of the land.
Sayfa 81 - ... a coat, one half white, and the other half black or blue ; a long beard ; a silk hood buttoned under his chin, embroidered with grotesque figures of animals, dancing men, &c. and sometimes ornamented with gold, silver, and precious stones.
Sayfa 62 - ... indulgent. The space of nine feet was measured by the accused himself with his own feet, and he would probably give but scanty measure. He was obliged only to touch one of the marks with the toe of his right foot, and allowed to stretch the other foot as far towards the other mark as he could, so that the conveyance was almost instantaneous.
Sayfa 58 - So very narrowly he caused it to be traced out, that there was not one single hide, nor one yard of land, nor even - it is shame to tell, though it seemed to him no shame to do - an ox, nor a cow, nor a swine, was left, that was not set down in his writ. And all the writings were brought to him afterwards.
Sayfa 58 - Truly in his time men had much labour and very many sorrows. He caused castles to be built, and the poor men to be made to labour heavily. The king was so exceedingly stern, and took from his subjects many a mark of gold, and more hundred pounds of silver, that he took by right and with great unright of his people, for little need. He was fallen into covetousness, and he loved greediness above all.
Sayfa 81 - He wore long pointed shoes fastened to his knees by gold or silver chains, hose of one colour on one leg, and of another colour on the other ; short...

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