Transcripts from the Municipal Archives of Winchester: And Other Documents, Elucidating the Government, Manners, and Customs of the Same City, from the Thirteenth Century to the Present Period

H. Barcley, 1856 - 198 páginas

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Página 20 - Against revolted multitudes the cause Of truth, in word mightier than they in arms ; And for the testimony of truth hast borne Universal reproach, far worse to bear Than- violence ; for this was all thy care, To stand approved in sight of God, though worlds Judged thee perverse...
Página 20 - So spake the Seraph Abdiel, faithful found ; Among the faithless faithful only he ; Among innumerable false unmoved, Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal ; 900 Nor number nor example with him wrought To swerve from truth, or change his constant mind, Though single.
Página 149 - I came to Winchester on the Lord's day, the 28th of September; with Colonel Pickering, — commanding his own, Colonel Montague's, and Sir Hardress Waller's regiments. After some dispute with the Governor, we entered the Town. I summoned the Castle; was denied; whereupon we fell to prepare batteries, — which we could not perfect (some of our guns being out of order) until Friday following. Our battery was six guns ; which being finished, — after firing one round, I sent in a second summons for...
Página 150 - Whereupon we went on with our work, and made a breach in the wall near the Black Tower ; which, after about 200 shot, we thought stormable ; and purposed on Monday morning to attempt it. On Sunday night, about ten of the clock, the Governor beat a parley, desiring to treat. I agreed unto it ; and sent Colonel Hammond and Major Harrison in to him, who agreed upon these enclosed Articles.
Página 150 - Sir, this is the addition of another mercy. You see God is not weary in doing you good: I confess, Sir, His favour to you is as visible, when he comes by His power upon the hearts of your enemies, making them quit places of strength to you, as when He gives courage to your soldiers to attempt hard things.
Página 32 - ... the bullets so put in, as aforesaid, shall happen to be even) ; and that, upon view of the said bullets, the election to pass, stand and be determined, according to the major part of the bullets, for or against such nomination, or election, or purpose as aforesaid, and to be as effectual to all intents and purposes as if the same had been openly and publicly voted, any ordinance or custom to the contrary thereof in anywise notwithstanding ; and that the bullets remaining in each citizen's hand...
Página 157 - April, in the 17th year of the reign of our sovereign lord Charles the Second by the grace of God, of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith.
Página 94 - Pull off the feathers from the tails of living cocks, hens, pigeons, or chickens ; and holding their bills, hold them hard to the botch or swelling, and so keep them at that part till they die, and by this means draw out the poison. It is good also to apply a cupping-glass, or embers in a dish, with a handful of sorrel upon the embers.

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