Transactions of the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland, Volum 4


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Pāgina 185 - And rouse him at the name of Crispian. He that shall live this day, and see old age, Will yearly on the vigil feast his neighbours, And say To-morrow is Saint Crispian :' Then will he strip his sleeve and show his scars, And say 'These wounds I had on Crispin's day.
Pāgina 185 - We few, we happy few, we band of brothers ; For he, to-day, that sheds his blood with me, Shall be my brother ; be he ne'er so vile, This day shall gentle his condition : And gentlemen in England, now abed, Shall think themselves accursed, they were not here: And hold their manhoods cheap, while any speaks, That fought with us upon Saint Crispin's day.
Pāgina 10 - Both these, moreover, were kept firmly apart by beams two feet thick (the space which the binding of the piles occupied), laid in at their extremities between two braces on each side ; and in consequence of these being in different directions, and fastened on sides the one opposite to the other, so great was the strength of the work, and such the arrangement of the materials, that in proportion as the greater body of water dashed against the bridge, so much the closer were its parts held fastened...
Pāgina 185 - From this day to the ending of the world, But we in it shall be remembered : We few, we happy few, we band of brothers ; For he, to-day that sheds his blood with me, Shall be my brother...
Pāgina 10 - ... by means of engines, sunk these into the river, and fixed them at the bottom, and then driven them in with rammers, not quite perpendicularly, like a stake, but bending forward and sloping, so as to incline in the direction of the current of the river ; he also placed two [other piles] opposite to these, at the distance of forty feet lower down, fastened together in the same manner, but directed against the force and current of the river. Both these, moreover, were kept firmly apart by beams...
Pāgina 165 - Saviour, merveylouse fynlie gilted, houldinge uppe his handes, and houlding betwixt his handes a fair large CRUCIFIX OF CHRIST, all of gold, the which crucifix was to be taiken fourthe every Good Fridaie, and every man did crepe unto it that was in that church at that daye. And ther after yt was houng upe againe within the said immage.
Pāgina 71 - This year went Siward the earl [of Northumbria] with a great army into Scotland, both with a ship force and with a land force, and fought against the Scots, and put to flight King Macbeth, and slew all who were the chief men in the land, and led thence much booty, such as no man before had obtained. But his son Osbarn, and his sister's son Siward, and some of his house-carles, and also of the king's, were there slain, on the day of the Seven Sleepers," (July 27.) Bishop Aldred, of Worcester, is sent...
Pāgina 155 - Saviour sittinge on a rainbowe to geive judgment, very lively to the behoulders ; and on the west end of itt was the picture of our Lady and our Saviour on her knee.
Pāgina 96 - ... betwixt them. Whereupon the Lord Nevill brought but few with him, and those more for the honor of the prior, than a burthen ; and so shortly after dinner took his leave, but left one of his servants to lodge there all night, and to take his breakfast there on the next day ; protesting that being both a son and tenant of the church, he would not be burthensome to it, in respect it would be no advantage to himself, but might much damnifie him.
Pāgina 247 - To be short with you, he is a rare bird that by one means or other hath not some of his with the two Earls, or in his heart wisheth not well to the cause they pretend.

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