A history of Enfield; the church history by G.H. Hodson and the general history by E. Ford

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Stran 137 - The ousel-cock, so black of hue, With orange-tawny bill, The throstle with his note so true, The wren with little quill Tita.
Stran 75 - I have been bullied," says her ladyship, " by an usurper, I have been neglected by a court, but I will not be dictated to by a subject ; your man sha'n't stand4.
Stran 80 - And there with a tinkler he happened to meet, And him in kind sort he so freely did greet: Pray, thee, good fellow, what hast in thy jug, Which under thy arm thou dost lovingly hug ? By the mass! quoth the tinkler, its nappy brown ale, And for to drink to thee, friend, I will not fail ; For altho' thy jacket looks gallant and fine, I think that my two-pence as good is as thine.
Stran 81 - em had thought they were brother and brother. As they were a-drinking the King pleased to say, 'What news, honest fellow? come tell me, I pray?
Stran 82 - This was a good thing for the tinkler indeed ; Then unto the court he was sent for with speed, Where great store of pleasure and pastime was seen, In the royal presence of King and of Queen. Sir John of the Dale he has land, he has fee, At the court of the king who so happy as he ? Yet still in his Hall hangs the tinkler's old sack, And the budget of tools which he bore at his back.
Stran 102 - Henry, by the grace of God, King of England, Lord of Ireland, Duke of Normandy and...
Stran 231 - Heads, for to see them, after the old custom ; and afore dinner they hunted the hare, and killed her, and thence to dinner at the head of the conduit. There was a good number entertained with good cheer by the chamberlain ; and after dinner they went to hunting the fox...
Stran xli - Government funds,. or elsewhere, standing in the name of the Accountant General of the Court of Chancery, or...
Stran 151 - Dr. Uvedale, of Enfield, is a great lover of plants, and, having an extraordinary art in managing them, is become master of the greatest and choicest collection of exotic greens that is perhaps anywhere in this land. His greens take up six or seven houses or roomsteads.
Stran 188 - Raleigh, coming out of Ireland to the English court in good habit (his clothes being then a considerable part of his estate), found the queen walking, till, meeting with a plashy place, she seemed to scruple going thereon. Presently...

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