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Page 14 - William the King friendly salutes William the Bishop and Godfrey the portreve, and all the burgesses within London, both French and English. And I declare that I grant you to be all law-worthy as you were in the days of King Edward ; and I grant that every child shall be his father's heir, after his father's days ; and I will not suffer any person to do you wrong. God keep you.
Page 94 - This pillar was set up in perpetual remembrance of the most dreadful burning of this Protestant city, begun and carried on by the treachery and malice of the Popish faction, in the beginning of September, in the year of our Lord 1666, in order to the carrying on their horrid plot for extirpating the Protestant religion, and old English liberty, and introducing Popery and slavery.
Page 199 - The Master and four Wardens of the Fraternity of the Art or Mystery of Haberdashers in the city of London.
Page 95 - They also enacted, that every house should be built with party walls, and all in front raised of an equal height, and those walls all of square stone or brick ; and that no man should delay building beyond the space of seven years.
Page 93 - Bridge : to the estates and fortunes of the citizens it was merciless, but to their lives very favourable, that it might in all things resemble the last conflagration of the world. The destruction was sudden, for in a small space of time the same city was seen most flourishing, and reduced to nothing.
Page 20 - It hath on the east part a Tower Palatine, very large and very strong; whose court and walls rise up from a deep foundation: the mortar is tempered with the blood of beasts.
Page 96 - At her feet is a beehive, showing that by industry and application the greatest misfortunes are to be overcome. Behind Time, are citizens exulting at his endeavours to restore her ; and beneath, in the midst of the ruins, is a dragon, who, as supporter of the city arms, with his paw endeavours to preserve the same. Opposite the City, on an elevated pavement, stands Charles II.
Page 29 - Rome to themselves ; and many others, who being lords of this world, were deified in another. And in the times of Christianity, it brought forth the noble Emperor Constantine, who gave the city of Rome and all the imperial arms to God and to St. Peter, and...
Page 178 - The Master and Wardens and Brothers and Sisters of the Guild or Fraternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, of the Mystery of Drapers of the City of London.
Page 318 - And brings such presents as the country yields. The pleasant Thames, a sweet and dainty nymph, For London's good conveys with gentle stream, And safe and easy passage, what she can, And keeps her leaping fishes in her lap. The soldier and the sailor, frankly both, For London's aid are all in readiness, To venture and to fight by land and sea.