THE LOCAL HISTORIAN'S TABLE BOOK, Volume 5

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Excellent dated details as always, sadly this scan seems to be missing pages 385-402. Hope this can be rectified.

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Page 220 - Nero was stated to measure eleven feet from the tip of his nose to the end of his tail, and his proportions were in other respects large.
Page 258 - And who then is willing to consecrate his service this day unto the LORD...
Page 312 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways. Go up to the mountain, and bring wood, and build the house; and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, saith the LORD.
Page 312 - And they shall build the old wastes, they shall raise up the former desolations, and they shall repair the waste cities, the desolations of many generations.
Page 411 - Brockett's beautiful productions. But the works by which he was most distinguished, are, his Inquiry into the Question whether the Freeholders of Newcastleupon-Tyne are entitled to vote for Members of Parliament for the County of Northumberland, and his Glossary of North Country Words.
Page 17 - Transactions of the Natural History Society of Northumberland, Durham, and Newcastle upon Tyne, England, for which he invited the Society to exchange a copy of its publications.
Page 314 - The shaft of the lighthouse was to be tied together with bands, and its eight sides supported with timber braces from the cradle upwards to the cornice. The cradle was to be drawn and pushed forward by powerful screws along the railway, on the principle of Morton's patent slip for repairing vessels.
Page 264 - Bill was read a third time, and passed in the House of Commons on June 17th. It received its Second Reading in the House of Lords on June 22nd,* when the Duke of Newcastle adverted to the charges made against the New Zealand Company.
Page 3 - ... vitse, which constitutes the essence of the married state. She conformed to his tastes, and thought only of his advancement. — One example is more worth than any amount of general praise. When her husband was qualifying himself for the Bar, she would sit up with him during^ his midnight studies, watching him with silent affection, and moving about on tip-toe that she might not disturb the connexion of his thoughts. The faults of...
Page 295 - Israel to build an house, that my name might be therein ; but I chose 'David to be over my people Israel. 17 And it was in the heart of David my father to build an house for the name of the LORD God of Israel.

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