Reliquiae Hearnianae: The Remains of Thomas Hearne ... Being Extracts from His Ms. Diaries

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Halaman 4 - Leicester, 1706," 8vo, with a preface pretending it was printed from an old MS. Drake was a lover of literature ; he left behind him a version of Herodotus, and a " System of Anatomy," once the most popular and curious of its kind.
Halaman 264 - Hand, to serve and assist the side which he engages in ; yet when the event of battel, and the unaccountable Will of God has determined the controversie, and that we have submitted to the conditions of the Conqueror, we must lay down our Pens as well as Arms, we must march out of our Cause it self, and dismantle that, as well as our Towns and Castles, of all the Works and Fortifications of Wit and Reason by which we defended it.
Halaman 296 - Epigrams, wherein are briefly touched so many Abuses that may and ought to be put away...
Halaman 177 - Though the writer of these memorials be not at all given to superstition, and does not very easily give credit to the great number of instances that are given in miscellaneous discourses of dreams, yet he cannot but here observe two considerable accidents that happened to himself. The night in which the fire broke out- at Exeter college...
Halaman 161 - For my own part, I take myself bound to worship with body as well as in soul, whenever I come where God is worshipped. And were this kingdom such as would allow no Holy Table standing in its proper place, (and such places some there are,) yet I would worship God when I came into His house. And were the times such, as should beat down churches, and all the ' curious carved work thereof, with axes and hammers,
Halaman 130 - Stanislaus : for being incognito, only with a friend and one footman, and impossible to be known, I would take a tour to Leipsick, where I not only saw that king, but he very civilly came and spoke to me and my friend, seeing we were strangers. His court has much a better air, than that of his maker, and his mother and wife were there, a couple of well-bred women, well drest, and both spoke very good French. He is a tall handsome young man, with a great pair of 1 See Burnett's Hist, of his Own Times,...
Halaman 304 - tis reported. And when these last two had left him, he appeared to be a mean, heavy, weak Writer, as is sufficiently demonstrated in his Papers called the Guardian, the Englishman, and the Lover. He now writes for Bread, being involved in Debt.
Halaman 311 - ... and the order for the same being printed, I have inserted a copy of it here. " At a general meeting of the vice-chancellor, heads of houses, and proctors of the university of Oxford, at the Apodyterium of the Convocation House, on Wednesday, Aug.
Halaman 241 - Giffard told us last night," says Hearne, " when several of us were in company, all honest men, that the young king was in England when the present Queen, as she is styled, his sister, was crowned, and he further says that the Queen kissed him at that time, he being present at the coronation. This is a great secret.
Halaman 172 - His dyet was coarse and sour. But towards the latter end of his days he begged up and down. He hath sworn in chancery and other courts to above one hundred and forty years...

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