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Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1853
 

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Seven Oaks 349
38
Mushroom 433
39
No Great Shakes 400
40
Commerce use of Money Coins Banking System Internal Navigation 8cc
45
Cock and Bull story
46
Shaving Brushes 267
49
Commons House
53
Baltimore 332
54
Discoveries and Inventions
55
Tailor 262
59
Domestic Telegraph
60
Bankrupt 368
62
Compass Mariners
66
Dominant origin of in music 40
68
Theatres in London 88
69
Shipwreck law of 198
74
Galvanism
79
Rise and Progress of the Stage Origin of various Popular Plays Songs c
84
DOyleys 261
86
Abyssinia 329
90
Concerts
91
Drawing for King and Queen 184
93
Universities Colleges Schools Public Libraries Religious Sects Nicene
97
Organs 41
98
Corporations
99
Brazen Nose
100
Parliaments Magna Charta Trial by Jury Feudal Laws Public Courts
110
Galway Tribes of 378
115
Portpool Lane 318
117
301
121
Acts of Parliament
123
Kings Bench
126
Duchy of Lancaster Court
128
Titles Dignities Orders and Insignia Heralds and Origin of various Royal
132
Duck and Drake 176
136
Baron
137
Addle Street 299
138
Simon the Tanner of Joppa 272
139
333
140
King of the Romans
141
Kings College London 100
148
Bath Order of the
150
Meal Tub Plot i iu My Lord 369
155
Literal Signification of the Principal Male and Female Christian Names
161
Battle Bridge 330
170
Gaming
173
Skinflint 375
176
Remarkable Customs Popular Observances H
177
Original Dinners
190
LackaDaisy 430
191
Thistle the Scottish
192
Gammon of Bacon at Easter
196
Hermaphrodite 428
197
Soap 73
198
Fairs origin of
206
333
213
Time and its DivisionsEra Months Weeks Days c
217
Lady Day
226
Thomas St Day
229
Adore 417
231

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Pagina 213 - The insurance offices one and all shut up shop. People built slighter and slighter every day, until it was feared that the very science of architecture would in no long time be lost to the world. Thus this custom of firing houses continued...
Pagina 212 - The ears of Ho-ti tingled with horror. He cursed his son, and he cursed himself that ever he should beget a son that should eat burnt pig. Bo-bo, whose scent was wonderfully sharpened since morning, soon raked out another pig, and fairly rending it asunder, thrust the lesser half by main force into the fists of Ho-ti, still shouting out, 'Eat, eat, eat the burnt pig, father, only taste — O Lord!
Pagina 25 - When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thine house, if any man fall from thence.
Pagina 213 - ... pronounced, when the foreman of the jury begged that some of the burnt pig, of which the culprits stood accused, might be handed into the box. He handled it, and they all handled it, and burning their fingers, as Bo-bo and his father had done before them, and nature prompting to each of them the same remedy, against the face of all the facts, and the clearest charge which judge had ever given — to the surprise of the whole court, townsfolk, strangers, reporters, and all present — without...
Pagina 130 - Caesar had his Brutus — Charles the First, his Cromwell — and George the Third'* — (' Treason,' cried the speaker — ' Treason, treason !' echoed from every part of the house.
Pagina 213 - Ho-ti himself, which was the more remarkable, instead of chastising his son, seemed to grow more indulgent to him than ever. At length they were watched, the terrible mystery discovered, and father and son summoned to take their trial at Pekin, then an inconsiderable assize town.
Pagina 211 - I take to be the elder brother) was accidentally discovered in the manner following. The swine-herd, Ho-ti, having gone out into the woods one morning, as his manner was, to collect mast for his hogs, left his cottage in the care of his eldest son Bo-bo, a great lubberly boy, who being fond of playing with fire, as...
Pagina 425 - Smith (?'), they be made good cheap in this kingdom ; for whosoever studieth the laws of the realm, who studieth in the universities, who professeth the liberal sciences, and, (to be short,) who can live idly, and without manual labour, and will bear the port, charge, and countenance of a gentleman, he shall be called master, and shall be taken for a gentleman.
Pagina 112 - No Freeman shall be taken, or imprisoned, or be disseised of his Freehold, or Liberties, or free Customs, or be outlawed, or exiled, or any otherwise destroyed; nor will we pass upon him, nor condemn him, but by lawful Judgment of his Peers, or by the Law of the Land.
Pagina 96 - I waked one morning in the beginning of last June from a dream, of which all I could recover was, that I had thought myself in an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head filled like mine with Gothic story) and that on the uppermost bannister of a great staircase I saw a gigantic hand in armour. In the evening I sat down and began to write, without knowing in the least what I intended to say or relate.

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