The Essex Review: An Illustrated Quarterly Record of Everything of Permanent Interest in the County, Volume 8

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E. Durant and Company, 1899 - Essex (England)

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Uphall Farm has lately fallen into the hands of the land butcher, and will soon be covered with bricks and mortar. The particular spot which abuts on the river Roding has been purchased by Messrs. Howard and Sons, who will probably erect a chemical factory there

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Page 34 - I gave you in relation to witchcraft, and which you are pleased to lay your commands upon me to repeat, is as follows : There was one Master Collett, a smith by trade, of Haveningham in the County of Suffolk...
Page 103 - Barking-Creek, and other places, to stop their coming up higher: which put me into such a fear, that I presently resolved of my father's and wife's going into the country ; and, at two hours' warning, they did go by the coach this day, with about 1,300 in gold in their night-bag.
Page 148 - If the gallows instead of the Counter, and the galleys instead of the fines, were the reward of going to a conventicle, to preach or hear, there would not be so many sufferers. The spirit of martyrdom is over ; they that will go to church to be chosen sheriffs and mayors would go to forty churches rather than be hanged.
Page 51 - All these new nuptials do not make me unquiet in the perpetual prospect of celibacy. There is a quiet dignity in old bachelorhood; a leisure from cares, noise &c. ; an enthronization upon the armed-chair of a man's feeling that he may sit, walk, read, unmolested ; to none accountable — but hush ! or I shall be torn in pieces, like a churlish Orpheus, by young married women and bride-maids of Birmingham.
Page 147 - He is a middle-sized, spare man, about forty years old, of a brown complexion and darkbrown coloured hair, but wears a wig ; a hooked nose, a sharp chin, grey eyes, and a large mole near his mouth...
Page 148 - Tis vain to trifle in this matter. The light, foolish handling of them by fines is their glory and advantage. If the gallows instead of the compter, and the galleys instead of the fines, were the reward of going to a conventicle, there would not be so many sufferers. The spirit of martyrdom is over. They that will go to church to be chosen sheriffs and mayors, would go to forty churches rather than be hanged.
Page 164 - Stand, never overlook'd our favourite elms, That screen the herdsman's solitary hut ; While far beyond, and overthwart the stream, That, as with molten glass, inlays the vale, The sloping land recedes into the clouds...

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