Do we say doomsday or domesday

doomsday 85 occurrences

Cap'n Darby, he could snooze till doomsday; but we knowed you wouldn't want to miss no fun a-going.

Congratulatory speeches, endorsin' these last resolutions, was made by the wimmen, and I gess they would have kept talkin' ontil doomsday, if the chokin-off committee hadn't been sent around with copies of Harper's Bazaar, full of pictures of the new fall fashions.

He will answer your questions; yes, he has said he would; but you may prattle until doomsday without effect, so far as he is concerned, unless you finish your speech with an interrogation point.

It is true that other characters famous in song and storyparticularly in "Mother Goose"have similarly owed their celebrity in whole or part to rodents, but there is, it is submitted, no other case of a mouse, as mouse per se, reported in the annals of the law, except Tutt's mouse, from Doomsday Book down to the present time.

A cycle or circle of plays means a list forming a complete circle from Creation until Doomsday.

Takes up single testons upon oath, till doomsday.

See that Doomsday Book, and show me those thousands of parishes, which are now decayed, cities ruined, villages depopulated, &c.

His Christianity as Old as the Creation is the doomsday book of deism.

But the supreme point even of Doomsday, of the Dies Irae, has not been seized.

Here was interred with ceremony of waxen taper and mid-night requiem, the noble founder of this dilapidated fane, Sir Walter L'Espec, beneath that wreck of pillar and architrave and those carved remains of the chisel's achievementhe who deemed that the sepulchre "Should canopy his bones till doomsday; But all things have their end.

He saw the warriors gather by-and-by in a deep recess out of rifle shot, light a fire and begin to cook great quantities of game, as if they meant to stay there and keep the siege until doomsday, if necessary.

The "solid temples," that heretofore were built as if not to be dissolved till doomsday, have been succeeded by thin emaciated structures, bloated out by coats of flatulent plaster, and supported upon cast-metal pegs, which the courtesy of the times calls pillars of the church.

The possessive case and its governing noun, combining to form a literal name, may be joined together without either hyphen or apostrophe: as, tradesman, ratsbane, doomsday, kinswoman, craftsmaster.

But a triple compound noun may be formed with one hyphen only: as, "In doomsday-book;" (Joh.

Evil and sad is their condition who can not be contented here nor blest hereafter, whose life is their misery and their conscience is their enemy, whose grave is their prison and death their undoing, and the sentence of doomsday the beginning of an intolerable condition.

But then, since this horror proceeds upon the account of so many accusers, God hath put it in our power by a timely accusation of ourselves in the tribunal of the court Christian, to prevent all the arts of aggravation which at doomsday shall load foolish and undiscerning souls.

I have a book at home, which I call my doomsday-book, where I have every man of quality's age and distemper in town, and know when you should drop.

" "If he waits for that, he may wait till doomsday.

Bio de Casseres (A); 27Jan54; R124636. DEEPING, MAUDE PHYLLIS. Doomsday.


It is easy to argue that this is childish, that it mattered no whit though they kissed from now to doomsday.

To uncover them all was a job to last till doomsday.

"Stands the vault adamantine Until the Doomsday; The wine-cup shall ferry Thee

"Were you to talk till Doomsday, you could not alter my feelings towards you a jot.

In the Rhine my lords bade sink it; I did their bidding fain, And in the Rhine, I warrant, till doomsday 'twill remain.'

domesday 81 occurrences

SIR EDWARD S. CREASY Triumphs of Hildebrand "The Turning-point of the Middle Ages" Henry IV Begs for Mercy at Canossa (A.D. 1073-1085) ARTHUR R. PENNINGTON ARTAUD DE MONTOR Completion of the Domesday Book (A.D. 1086) CHARLES KNIGHT Decline of the Moorish Power in Spain Growth and Decay of the Almoravide and Almohade Dynasties (A.D. 1086-1214)

William had the famous Domesday Book compiled, that he might know just what every freeman in his dominions owned and for what he could be held accountable.

[Footnote 14: See Completion of the Domesday Book, page 242.]

The actual amount of dispossession was no doubt greatest in the higher ranks; the smaller owners may to a large extent have remained in a mediatized position on their estates; but even Domesday, with all its fulness and accuracy, cannot be supposed to enumerate all the changes of the twenty eventful years that followed the battle of Hastings.

The king of Domesday is the supreme landlord; all the land of the nation, the old folkland, has become the king's; and all private land is held mediately or immediately of him; all holders are bound to their lords by homage and fealty, either actually demanded or understood to be demandable, in every case of transfer by inheritance or otherwise.

Nor is it easy to reduce the organization described in Domesday to strict conformity with feudal law as it appears later, especially with the general prevalence of military tenure.

Between the picture drawn in Domesday and the state of affairs which the charter of Henry I was designed to remedy, there is a difference which the short interval of time will not account for, and which testifies to the action of some skilful organizing hand working with neither justice nor mercy, hardening and sharpening all lines and points to the perfecting of a strong government.

The wording of the Domesday survey does not imply that in this respect the new military service differed from the old; the land is marked out, not into knights' fees, but into hides, and the number of knights to be furnished by a particular feudatory would be ascertained by inquiring the number of hides that he held, without apportioning the particular acres that were to support the particular knight.

In that famous council of Salisbury of 1086, which was summoned immediately after the making of the Domesday survey, we learn from the Chronicle that there came to the King "all his witan, and all the landholders of substance in England whose vassals soever they were, and they all submitted to him, and became his men and swore oaths of allegiance that they would be faithful to him against all others."

The great inquest of all, the Domesday survey, may owe its principle to a foreign source; the oath of the reporters may be Norman, but the machinery that furnishes the jurors is native; "the king's barons inquire by the oath of the sheriff of the shire, and of all the barons and their Frenchmen, and of the whole hundred, the priest, the reeve, and six ceorls of every township.

Hence, we find by the extracts which Dr. Brady has given us from Domesday, that almost all the inhabitants, even of towns, had placed themselves under the clientship of some particular nobleman, whose patronage they purchased by annual payments, and whom they were obliged to consider as their sovereign, more than the king himself, or even the legislature

The cities appear by Domesday-book to have been at the Conquest little better than villages [r].

The account of them is extracted from Domesday-book.

Dr. Brady assures us, from a survey of Domesday-book [x], that in all the counties of England, the far greater part of the land was occupied by them, and that the husbandmen, and still more the socmen, who were tenants that could not be removed at pleasure, were very few in comparison.

Red book, Blue book, Domesday book; cadastre

At this time, under the reign of William, a year previous to his death, an inventory was taken of the real estate and personal property contained in the several counties of England; and this "Domesday-book," as it was called, formed the basis for subsequent taxation, etc.

It must have belonged to the Abbey when Domesday was compiled; for, though neither Westbourne nor Knightsbridge (also a manor of the same house) is specially named in that survey, yet we know, from a later record, viz.

a Quo Warranto in 22 Edward I., that both of those manors were members, or constituent hamlets, of the vill of Westminster, which is mentioned in Domesday among the lands of the Abbey.

In Domesday Book we find frequent mention of goldsmiths; and we know the Anglo-Saxons had their goldsmiths, silversmiths, and coppersmiths.

p. 214.) would probably find part of the information he seeks in Domesday Book, seu Censualis Willelmi Primi Regis Angliæ.

Does it not rather originate in the Latin? "Domesday" is written in Latin throughout; and the "de," denoting the place, is there occasionally followed by what seems to be the Latin ablative case.

A dais-man is still a popular term for an arbitrator in the North, and Domesday-Book (with the name of which I suppose every one to be familiar) is known to be a list of manor-houses.

Guort, gorz, or gort, in Domesday, are interpreted by Kelham as "a wear"; and in old French, gort or gorz signifies "flot, gorgées, quantité" (Roquefort).

Now there were slaves in England in those days; at the time of the Conquest the Domesday Book reports twenty-five thousand.

" So the Domesday Book records "the customs," that is to say, the laws, of various towns and counties; these bodies of customs invariably containing a mere list of penalties for the breach of the established law; while later charters usually give the inhabitants of a town all the customs and free privileges enjoyed by the citizens of London.

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