Prolusiones Historicæ: Or, Essays Illustrative of the Halle of John Halle, Citizen, and Merchant, of Salisbury, in the Reigns of Henry VI. and Edward IV.: with Notes, Illustrative and Explanatory
For the author; W.B. Brodie & Company, 1837 - 622 pages
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
adopted amongst ancient anelace appears appellation arms bear beard became believe Calais called cause century Church City classes close cloth commodities covering curious custom derived doublet doubt dress duties Earl early Edward England English exported fact fashion feather fork gentle reader girdle given gives gold gown hair hand head held Henry heraldic History hose House important instance interesting Italy John Halle King Knight known Lady land language latter laws living Lord manner mark means mention merchant mind nature Norman observed origin ornamental passed perhaps period plate portrait present probably proved reason reference reign remark Richard Romans Salisbury Saxon says Second seems seen shave shoe short side Staple statute suppose taken Third Thomas tion town trade usually wear wool wore
Page 587 - And Jesus answering said unto them, " Suppose ye that these Galileans were sinners above all the Galileans, because they suffered such things ? I tell you, Nay : but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.
Page 237 - Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour more 'twill be eleven ; And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot ; And thereby hangs a tale.
Page 134 - But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her, for her hair is given her for a covering.
Page 565 - Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her song ; And certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music.
Page 418 - Romans, and have cast us into prison; and now do they thrust us out privily? nay verily; but let them come themselves and fetch us out.
Page 107 - Out of my grief and my impatience, Answer'd neglectingly I know not what, He should, or he should not; for he made me mad To see him shine so brisk, and smell so sweet, And talk so like a waiting-gentlewoman Of guns and drums and wounds — God save the mark!
Page 12 - The most able men — from the East and the West, from the North and the South...
Page 275 - I have lift up mine hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth, that I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet, and that I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram rich...
Page 236 - A fool, a fool ! I met a fool i' the forest, A motley fool ; a miserable world ! As I do live by food, I met a fool ; Who laid him down and basked him in the sun, And railed on Lady Fortune in good terms, In good set terms, and yet a motley fool. ' Good morrow, fool,