Archaeologia Cambrensis

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W. Pickering, 1881
 

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Page 90 - But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb : The dog is turned to his own vomit again ; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.
Page 320 - But the ordinary public chastisement was the bastinado, a stroke or two on the palm with that almost obsolete weapon now — the ferule. A ferule was a sort of flat ruler, widened at the inflicting end into a shape resembling a pear, — but nothing like so sweet — with a delectable hole in the middle, to raise blisters, like a cupping-glass.
Page 128 - I will not take upon myaelf to affirm. There is a theory that they were preceded by a Gaelic race, who were gradually driven westward, and either exterminated or forced to cross the channel to Ireland. Professor Rhys in his excellent work on Welsh Philology alludes to this theory, but holds it to be untenable. It may be so, but there are traditions which point in that direction, and which it is difficult to account for in any other way. The circular bases of huts sunk in the ground, which are found...
Page 220 - November in the two and twentieth yeare of the raigne of our soveraigne lord Charles the Second, by the grace of God of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland King, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Page 313 - To obviate this defect the following process is adopted :—The stone being quarried in small slabs and fragments is built in a pile about 30 feet square and 12 or 14 feet high, somewhat loosely ; and while the building is in progress brushwood is mingled with the stones, but not in any great quantity. Two thin layers of coal about 3 inches thick, at equal distances, are interstratified with the sandstones, and a third layer is strewn over the top.
Page 207 - Bridgewater entered upon his official residence at Ludlow castle with great solemnity. On this occasion he was attended by a large concourse of the neighbouring nobility and gentry. Among the rest came his children; in particular, Lord Brackley, Mr. Thomas Egerton, and Lady Alice, ——To attend their father's state, And new-intrusted sceptre.
Page 207 - that Lord Bridgewater being appointed Lord President of Wales, entered upon his official residence at Ludlow Castle with great solemnity. On this occasion he was attended by a large concourse of the neighbouring nobility and gentry. Among the rest came his children ; in particular Lord Bracley, Mr.
Page 321 - My attention was attracted to a piece of wood, suspended by a string round a boy's neck, and on the wood were the words, "Welsh stick.
Page 207 - They had been on a visit at a house of their relations the Egerton family in Herefordshire; and in passing through Haywood forest were benighted, and the Lady Alice was even lost for a short time. This accident, which in the end was attended with no bad consequences, furnished the subject of a Mask for a Michaelmas festivity, and produced Comus.
Page 142 - all the Lords of the Marches of Wales shall be perpetually attending and annexed to the Crown of England, as they and their ancestors have been at all times past, and not to the Principality of Wales".

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