Feasts and Fasts: An Essay on the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Laws Relating to Sundays and Other Holidays, and Days of Fasting

J. Murray, 1845 - 436 páginas

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Página 217 - ... drunkenness, and breeds a number of idle and discontented speeches in their ale-houses. For when shall the common people have leave to exercise if not upon the Sundays and Holy Days, seeing they must apply their labour and win their living in all working days?
Página 183 - ... shops or victualling houses, for such as otherwise cannot be provided, nor to the crying or selling of milk before nine of the clock in the morning or after four of the clock in the afternoon.
Página 436 - CHARLES) Principles of Geology; or, the Modern Changes of the Earth and its Inhabitants considered as illustrative of Geology.
Página 219 - ... that, under pretence of taking away abuses, there hath been a general forbidding, not only of ordinary meetings, but of the feasts of the dedication of the churches, commonly called Wakes...
Página 182 - ... no tradesman, artificer, workman, labourer or other person whatsoever shall do or exercise any worldly labour, business, or work of their ordinary callings upon the Lord's Day...
Página 182 - ... and that no person or persons whatsoever, shall publicly cry, show forth, or expose to sale, any wares, merchandizes, fruit, herbs, goods or chattels whatsoever, upon the Lord's Day, or any part thereof, upon pain that every person so offending shall forfeit the same goods so cried or showed forth, or exposed to sale.
Página 221 - ... that will sue for the same, and the other moiety to the use of the poor of the parish where the offence shall be committed.
Página 217 - ... having of May games, Whitsun ales, and morris dances, and the setting up of maypoles and other sports therewith used, so as the same be had in due and convenient time, without impediment or neglect of divine service: and that women shall have leave to carry rushes to the church for the decoring of it, according to their old custom.
Página 201 - We need not bid, for cloistered cell, Our neighbour and our work farewell, Nor strive to wind ourselves too high For sinful man beneath the sky: The trivial round, the common task, Would furnish all we ought to ask; Room to deny ourselves; a road To bring us daily nearer God.
Página 382 - That the time which occurs between the last seal after Trinity Term, and the first seal before Michaelmas Term, and between the last seal after Michaelmas Term, and the first seal before Hilary Term, shall not be reckoned in the computation of time which is allowed to a party for amending any bill, for filing, delivering, or referring exceptions to any answer, or for obtaining a Master's report upon any exceptions.

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