The Local Historian's Table Book: Of Remarkable Occurences, Historical Facts, Traditions, Legendary and Descriptive Ballads, &c., &c., Connected with the Counties of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland and Durham, Volumen7
M. A. Richardson, 1844
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Página 227 - He pay it, He pay it, the Lawyer said: the attachment, I say, it is good and faire; You must needes something credit me, till I goe home and fetch some meare. Credit ! nay, thats it the King forbad : he bad, if I got thee, I should thee stay, The Lawyer payd him an hundred pound in ready money, ere he went away. Would every Lawyer were served thus ! from troubling poore men they would cease : They'd either show them a good cause why, or else they'd let them live in peace. And thus I end my merry...
Página 221 - Weele see how heele handle everything, as soone as the match of bowles is done. The Nobleman led him through many a roome, and through many a gallery gay. What a deele doth the king with so many toome houses, that he gets um not fild with corne and hay ? What gares these babies and babies all ? some ill have they done that they hang by the walls ? And staring aloft at the golden roofe toppe, at a step he did stumble, and downe he falles.
Página 221 - ... penny. I see thou wilt ha small, ere thou't doe for nought. Gramercy, said the Porter then ; thy reward's so great I cannot say nay. Yonder's a Nobleman within the court, He first heare what he will say. When the Porter came to the Nobleman, he sayd he would shew him a pretty sport : There's sike a clowne come to the gate, as came not this seven yeares to the Court.
Página 21 - ... right cruellie. For he viewed the fashions of that land; Their way of worship viewed he ; But to Mahound, or Termagant, Would Beichan never bend a knee. So on each shoulder they've putten a bore, In each bore they've putten a tye ; And they have made him trail the wine And spices on his fair bodie. They've casten him in a donjon deep, Where he could neither hear nor see ; For seven long years they've kept him there, Till he for hunger 's like to dee.
Página 219 - I thinke I was corst, then said the poore man ; if I had been wise I might ha consider. Belike the King of me has gotten some weet : he had neere gone away had not I come hither. He fled not for you, said the hoste ; but hie you to Windsor as fast as you may : Be sure it will requite your cost, for looke, what's past the king will pay. But when he came at Windsor Castle. with his bumble staff upon his backe, Although the gates wide open stood he layd on them till he made um cracke. , Why, stay !...
Página 211 - March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, A bushel of March dust is worth a king's ransom. The "national" proverbs do not offer problems which we can safely attack with our present knowledge.
Página 173 - SHORT time after this he was laid upon his sick-bed, when a bright sun reminded him of his favourite time of year, and he said, " I shall never see the peach blossom, or the flowers of spring. It is hard to die in spring...
Página 337 - THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE." RIOR to the year 1720, there was no such luxury as mustard in its present form at our tables. At that time, the seed was coarsely pounded in a mortar, as coarsely separated from the integument, and in that rough state prepared for use. In the year mentioned, it occurred to an old woman of the name of Clements, residing in Durham, to grind the seed in a mill, and pass it through the several processes which are resorted to in making flour from wheat. The secret she kept for...