Historical and Scientific Survey of York and District: Prepared for the 75th Meeting of the British Association, 1906

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Page 75 - A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was everything by starts and nothing long; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking.
Page 252 - Wood in 1683 described this as "a vessel or bason notched at the brim to let drinking glasses hang there by the foot so that the body and drinking place might hang in the water to cool them.
Page 264 - The excavations presented the following section above the water : — ft. in. 1. Black sand at the surface 09 2. Yellow sand 16 3. White gravel, consisting of small pebbles of chalk and angular fragments of flint, with a few pieces of Gryphcea incurva and fewer pebbles of sandstone, varying in thickness, average . 2 6 4.
Page 232 - March. Wood, recording his incorporation, writes thus: "The most famous and learned Theophilus de Garencieres, of Paris, made doctor of physick at Caen, in Normandy, twenty years before this time, was then (March 10th, 1656-7), incorporated here, not only upon sight of his testimonial letters (which abundantly speak of his worth) subscribed by the King of France his ambassador in England, to whom he was domestic physician, but upon sufficient knowledge had of his great merits, his late relinquishing...
Page 267 - The numbers in brackets after an author's name indicate the year in which a book or paper was published. The titles of the works referred to will be found in the List of Beferenceg at the end of this paper. The authors' names are arranged alphabetically, and the papers of each author in chronological order, with the year-number in brackets.
Page 254 - ... inscription running round the edge, a something that speaks of religion. In the vestry at York cathedral, there is a fine one, unto which Archbishop Scrope and another bishop had each granted an indulgence of xl. days, as the writing, pounced on the outside of the silver-gilt rim, tells us : ij« Recharde arche beschope Scrope grantis on to alle tho that drinkis of this cope xl" dayis to pardune. Robert Gubsune Beschope musm grantis in same forme afore saide xl u dayis to pardune Robart Strensalle.

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