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" I oft have heard of Lydford law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after. "
Black's Guide to the South-western Counties of England: Dorsetshire - Página 227
1862 - 417 páginas
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A Hand-book for Travellers in Devon & Cornwall...

John Murray (Firm) - 1851 - 243 páginas
...poet, a native of Tavistock, has given us the following humorous description: — " I've oft times heard of Lydford Law, How in the morn they hang and...after ; At first I wonder'd at it much, But since, I've found the matter such That it deserves no laughter. They have a castle on a hill ; I took it for...
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LIVES OF THE LORD CHANCELLORS AND KEEPERS OF THE GREAT SEAL OF ENGAND (VOL IV)

1851
...practised at Lydford, in Devonshire : a burlesque copy of verses on this town begins — " I oft have heard of Lydford Law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after." WESTCOTT'S History of Devonshire. My present country residence is in the immediate neighbourhood of...
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The Law Magazine, Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence

1855
...both, we suspect, are very liable to the taunt of those who " Oft have heard of Lydford law, Where in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after." WDC ART. XI.—THE LAW OF LANDLORD AND TENANT. Being a Course of Lectures delivered at the Law Institution....
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A hand-book for travellers in Devon & Cornwall [by T.C. Paris].

Thomas Clifton Paris - 1856 - 120 páginas
...Accordingly Browne the poet, a native of Tavistock, has given us the following humorous description : — "I've ofttimes heard of Lydford law, How in the morn...judgment after ; At first I wonder'd at it much, But sinco, I've found the matter such That It deserves no laughter. They have a castle on a hill ; * I...
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Cockrem's tourists' guide to Torquay and its neighbourhood

Edward Cockrem - 1856 - 240 páginas
...as we find it recorded in the same quaint composition — " I've often heard of I/ydford Law, Where in the morn they hang and draw And sit in judgment after; At first I wondered at it much, But since I've found the matter such That it deserves no laughter." It is also...
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The Land We Live in: Scotland, Ireland and the Devonshire coast

1856
...following picture of the judicial proceedings at the castle : " I 've ofttimes heard of Lidford law, Where in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after." Within the castle was the prison for offenders against the stannary ; he gives the castle as bad a...
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Things Not Generally Known, Familiarly Explained: A Book for Old and Young

John Timbs - 1859 - 248 páginas
...draw, Then hear the cause, by Lidford law. A facetious ballad (Uarl. Ms. 2307) begins thus : I oft have heard of Lydford law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after. At first I wonder' d at it much; But since I find the reason's such Aa yet deserves no laughter. THE LAW OF SELF-DEFENCE....
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A hand-book for travellers in Devon & Cornwall [by T.C. Paris].

Thomas Clifton Paris - 1859 - 120 páginas
...a native of Tavistock, has given us the following humorous description : — " I've ofttimes hoard of Lydford law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in jndgment after ; At first I wonder'd at it much, But since, I've found the matter such That It deserves...
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Journal of the British Archaeological Association, Volumen18

British Archaeological Association - 1862
...the Stannaries, seems to have been a very wretched place. " We oft have heard of Lydford law, Where in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after." Lydford appears to have been a place very much abused. Even in Edward Ill's time, petitions were presented...
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A hand-book for travellers in Devon & Cornwall [by T.C. Paris].

Thomas Clifton Paris - 1863 - 120 páginas
...following humorous description : — "I've ofttimes heard of Lydford law, How in the morn they bang and draw, And sit in judgment after ; At first I wonder'd at it much, But since, I've found the matter such That it deserves no laughter. They have a castle on a hill; I took it for...
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