The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, Volume 3

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Page 258 - ... the governor and company of the Bank of England, or by the governor and company of merchants of Great Britain trading to the South Seas and other parts of America...
Page 328 - June, 1790, a victim to the perilous and benevolent attempt to ascertain the cause of, and find an efficacious remedy for, the plague. He trod an open but unfrequented path to immortality, in the ardent and unremitted exercise of Christian charity. May this tribute to his fame excite an emulation of his truly glorious achievements.
Page 461 - ... little, do thy diligence gladly to give of that little : for so gatherest thou thyself a good reward in the day of necessity. Tobit iv. He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord : and look, what he layeth out, it shall be paid him again. Prov. xix. Blessed be the man that provideth for the sick and needy : the Lord shall deliver him in the time of trouble.
Page 382 - Royal presence on behalf of his fellow-citizens, how much the bare apprehension of your Majesty's displeasure would at all times affect their minds. The declaration of that displeasure has already filled them with inexpressible anxiety, and with the deepest affliction. Permit me, Sire, to assure your Majesty, that your Majesty has not in all your dominions, any subjects more faithful, more dutiful, or more affectionate to your Majesty's person an'l family, or more ready to sacrifice their lives and...
Page 596 - Soules, that passe this way, For Stephen Forster, late Maior, heartily pray, And Dame Agnes, his Spouse, to God consecrate, That of pitie this house made for Londoners in Ludgate. So that for lodging and Water prisoners here nought pay, As their keepers shall all answere at dreadful doomes-day.
Page 589 - I would they were taught always in good literature both Latin and Greek, and good authors, such as have the very Roman eloquence joined with wisdom, especially Christian authors that wrote their wisdom with clean and chaste Latin...
Page 284 - to prohibit some unexpert people from presenting the history of the Old Testament, to the great prejudice of the said clergy, who have been at great expense in order to represent it at Christmas.
Page 588 - ... which two parts of the school are divided by a curtain, to be drawn at pleasure. Over the master's chair is an image of the child Jesus, of admirable work, in the gesture of teaching, whom all the boys, going and coming, salute with a short hymn ; and there is a representation of God the Father, saying, ' Hear ye him,' — these words being written at my suggestion.
Page 239 - Board, that it is indispensably necessary for the public service, that the directors of the Bank of England should forbear issuing any cash in payment, until the sense of parliament can be taken on that subject, and the proper measures adopted thereupon, for maintaining the means of circulation and supporting the public and commercial credit of the kingdom at this important conjuncture...
Page 328 - Improved upon the suggestions of his wisdom, Bear testimony to the solidity of his judgment, And to the estimation in which he was held In every part of the civilized world, Which he traversed to reduce the sum of human misery, From the throne to the dungeon his name was mentioned With respect, gratitude and admiration. His modesty alone Defeated various efforts that were made during his life to erect this statue, Which the public...

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