Genealogy of the descendants of the Prichards, formerly lords of Llanover, Monmouthshire, with an appendix of the pedigrees of the houses, with which that family intermarried

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1868 - Всего страниц: 116

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Стр. 89 - Little Jack Horner Sat in a corner Eating a Christmas pie; He put in his thumb, And pulled out a plum, And said, "What a good boy am I!
Стр. 45 - of its former magnificence are still visible; splendid palaces, which once emulated with their gilded roofs the grandeur of Rome ; for it was originally built by the Roman princes, and adorned with stately edifices ; a gigantic tower, numerous baths, ruins of temples, and a theatre, the walls of which are partly standing. Here we still see, both within and without the walls, subterraneous buildings, aqueducts, vaulted caverns, and what appeared to me most remarkable, stoves so excellently contrived,...
Стр. 71 - By the death of Christ (an oath he was accustomed to use), it is not a matter of so much wonder ; for although by our great authority we commit acts of violence and wrong against these people, yet they are known to be the rightful inheritors of this land.
Стр. 9 - Wherefore, to give a brief answer to that question of yours, concerning the different powers which kings claim over their subjects, I am firmly of opinion that it arises solely from the different natures of their original institution, as you may easily collect from what has been said.
Стр. 71 - It is an ancient saying in Wales, that if the natural prince of the country, coming to this lake, shall order the birds to sing, they will immediately obey him.
Стр. 105 - Mentz, in France; three in the Holy Wars under Richard I; one in the same under Edward I; three at the battle of Bordeaux under the Black Prince; one at Agincourt; two at Berwick-upon-Tweed against the Scots; two at the battle of St. Albans; five at Market Bosworth and four at Flodden Field.
Стр. 12 - They hold that by no other way than the ransoming of man's life by the life of man is reconciliation with the divine justice of the immortal gods possible.
Стр. 10 - Fortescue, the eminent lawyer of the fifteenth century, remarks gravely in his work on the laws of England : " Concerning the different powers which kings claim over their subjects, I am firmly of opinion that it arises solely from the different nature of the original institutions. So the kingdom of Britain had its original from Brutus and the Trojans who attended him from Italy and Greece, and was a mixed government, compounded of the regal and democratic.
Стр. 71 - Lord : at length rising up, and signing his face and forehead with the figure of the cross, he thus openly spake : " Almighty God, and Lord Jesus Christ, who knowest all things, declare here this day thy power. If thou hast caused me to descend lineally from the natural princes of Wales, 1 command these birds in thy name to declare it...

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