It was a large, very concave Makloofa saddle, and he was conscious that he was bouncing about on it with as little power of adhesion as a billiard-ball upon a tea-tray.
gracious and and full of vertues vnto alle peple/ And a man that lyuyth in this world without vertues liueth not as a man but as a beste/ And therfore my ryght redoubted lord I pray almighty god to saue the kyng our souerain lord & to gyue hym grace to yssue as a kynge & tabounde in all vertues/ & to be assisted with all other his lordes in such wyse y't his noble royame of Englond may prospere & habounde in vertues/ and y't synne may be eschewid iustice kepte/ the royame defended good men rewarded malefa3tours punysshid & the ydle peple to be put to laboure that he wyth the nobles of the royame may regne gloriously In conquerynge his rightfull enheritaunce/ that verray peas and charite may endure in bothe his royames/ and that marchandise may haue his cours in suche wise that euery man eschewe synne/ and encrece in vertuous occupacions/ Praynge your good grace to resseyue this lityll and symple book made vnder the hope and shadowe of your noble protection by hym that is your most humble seruant/ in gree and thanke And I shall praye almighty god for your longe lyf & welfare/ whiche he preserue And sende yow thaccomplisshement of your hye noble.
On May 21, 1484, Oliver was hanged "for various great crimes, offences, and malefactions."
Reasons like this are of a sort which seem sound, but are not really so; for, by the same rule, no parricide should be put to death, nor any other malefactor, however atrocious his crimes; because, forsooth, it would be discreditable to the ruler to appear unequal to the control of a single criminal.
Wells were then cleared out, and among the rubbish were found horses' bones, dogs' bones, horse-shoes, and human skeletons; the appearance of the latter is not easily accounted for, unless they were the bodies of malefactors, who had been executed on the gallows placed near the castle, in later ages, that might have been flung in here, instead of being buried under the gibbet.
They were also ordered to be very diligent and alert in making their daily patroles from one station to another;-- to apprehend all thieves and other vagabonds that infested the country, and deliver them over to the civil magistrates;-- to apprehend deserters, and conduct them from station to station to their regiments;--to conduct all prisoners from one part of the country to another;--to assist the civil magistrate in the execution of the laws, and in preserving peace and order in the country, in all cases where they should be legally called upon for that purpose;--to perform the duty of messengers in carrying government dispatches and orders, civil as well as military, in cases of emergency;-- and to bring accounts to the capital, by express, of every extraordinary event of importance that happens in the country;--to guard the frontiers, and assist the officers of the revenue in preventing smuggling;--to have a watchful eye over all soldiers on furlough in the country, and when guilty of excesses, to apprehend them and transport them to their regiments;--to assist the inhabitants in case of fire, and particularly to guard their effects, and prevent their being lost of stolen, in the confusion which commonly takes place on those occasions;--to pursue and apprehend all thieves, robbers, murderers, and other malefactors;--and in general, to lend their assistance on all occasions where they could be useful in maintaining peace, order, and tranquillity in the country.
Ut fideles inde magos (saith Libanius) in officio retineat, tum in consortium malefactorum vocet.
For they entende to theyr synguler wele and prouffyt and not to the comyn/ how well they ought to be of good wyll to gyder/ and admoneste and warne the cytes eche in his right in suche wise that they myght haue pees and loue one with an other And tullius saith that frendshippe and good wyll that one ought to haue ayenst an other for the wele of hym that he loueth/ wyth the semblable wylle of hym/ ought to be put forth to fore alle other thynges/ And ther is no thynge so resemblynge and lyke to the bees that maken honye ne so couenable in prosperite and in aduersite as is loue/ For by loue gladly the bees holden them to gyder/ And yf ony trespace to that other anone they renne vpon the malefactour for to punysshe hym/ And verray trewe loue faylleth neuer for wele ne for euyll/ and the most swete and the most confortynge thynge is for to haue a frende to whom a man may saye his secrete/ as well as to hym self/ But verayly amytye and frendship is somtyme founded vpon som thinge delectable And this amytye cometh of yongthe/ in the whiche dwelleth a disordinate heete.
And vpon the sercle aboue the hede of the Iuge on y'e ryght side was wreton/ Alle they entre seurly that will liue purely/ And vpon the sercle of the Iuge on the lifte side was wreton/ The vntrewe man ought to doubte/ to doo thynge that he be put to prison fore/ and on the sercle aboue thempour was wreton/ I make them live in misery/ that I see lyue dismesurably/ And therfore hit apperteyneth to a Iuge to shewe to the peple for to drede and doubte to doo eyull/ And hit apperteyneth to the gardes and officers to doubte the Iuges and to do trewly their seruyces and offices And hit apperteyneth to a prynce to menace the traytours and the malefactours of right greuous paynes.
Au reste, il n'y aurait guere a s'en plaindre: ils font office d'agents de selection; ils eliminent--dans la sterilite ou imbecillite--des etres imbeciles et malfaisants, et ils remettent en circulation des richesses qui n'ont souvent ete accumulees qu'a coups de rapines, ou par une perseverante marche dans les voies deshonnetes.
Then he loved Fraeulein Therese von Malfatti and begged her in vain to marry him.
Where the roads cross (to left of centre), stands a large, neglected shrine, with a weather-worn figure of Christ,--again the 'Lonely Man'--facing towards Hamelin.--The stage is empty, at rise of the curtain; but the sound of chanting from burghers just gone by fades slowly, on the road to Rudersheim.
The waters of the Mangfall had been poisoned by Russian spies, and everyone's life was in danger.
At one wharf, however, now lay a vessel of a different mould, and one which, though of no great size, was manifastly intended to go outside.
"Then why go for to try an' mannyfacter a bloomin' banana?"
There are two large furniture and cabinet manufactories in Kingston, one owned by two colored men, and the other by a white man.
It has many parallels in the cold business management of a manufactory and in any one of its departments.
At Hounslow Heath there was a sword-blade manufactory:--"Nov 30 (1639).
General JOB PRINTERS, BLANK DOOR Manufactuars, STATIONERS Wholesale and Retail, LITHOGRAPHIC Engravers and Printers, CARD Manufactuars, ENVELOPE Manufactuars, FINE CUT and COLOR Printers.
The manufacture of pulp and paper.
Brushes, nets and other domestic articles are also manufactured from the husk.
Like a true poet, too,--a poet "born, not manufactured,"--a poet in grain,--he especially singled out the epithets, for that felicity and power in which Spenser is so eminent.
Formerly I indulged in that monstrous absurdity, Free Trade, but then I was an importer; now, being a manufacturer, the scales have fallen from my eyes, and I am of the straitest sect a Protectionist.
Have we not agreed that it was well for Herr Selingman, the crockery manufacturer--" "That is all very well, Selingman," the Count interrupted, "but this morning I have had a shock.
Illustration: TEXAS JACK Among the gentlemen who composed the Chicago party were E.P. Green,--son-in-law of Remington, the rifle manufacturer,--Alexander Sample, Mr. Milligan, of the firm of Heath & Milligan, of Chicago, and several others, whose names I do not now remember.
He write a letter to the North Adams Shoe Manufacturer.--New Occupation for the "Coming Man."
Merchants or manufacturers who called for the abolition of monopolies granted to particular courtiers and favourites had not the smallest intention, on gaining their object, of throwing open to the enterprise of all what had been monopolised.
TECHNOLOGY.--Furnace for Decomposing Chloride of Magnesium.--Furnace with rotating chamber for use by alkali manufacturers.--1 illustration.
These commissioners, who have the magazine of military clothing at the same time under their direction, have, under my immediate superintendence, the sole government and direction of this establishment;--of all the inferior officers;--servants;-- manufacturers;--and workmen, belonging to it; and of all mercantile operations;--contracts;-- purchases;--sales;, etc.
No Manufacturers.%--For this state of things England was largely to blame.
Here and there among them he found a leisurely, kind soul, a relic of the old period of neighborliness, "pioneer stock," usually; and there were men--particularly among the merchants and manufacturers--"so honest they leaned backward"; reputations sometimes attested by stories of heroic sacrifices to honor; nor were there lacking some instances of generosity even nobler.
This result has been alike salutary to the true interests of agriculture, commerce, and manufactures; to public morals, respect for the laws, and that confidence between man and man which is so essential in all our social relations.
A Laughable Adventure.--We start at last.--The Pimo Indians.--Manners and Manufactures.--A Duck Hunt.--"How they hoont Ducks in the ould Counthry.
London, Paris, Vienna, Constantinople, St. Petersburg, Berlin, are great centres of fashion and power; but they are rivals, and excel only in some great department of human enterprise and genius, as in letters, or fashions, or commerce, or manufactures,--centres of influence and power in the countries of which they are capitals, yet they do not monopolize the wealth and energies of the world.
If it had been proved that, instead of being very advantageous to Great Britain, it was the most destructive to her interests--that it was the ruin of her seamen--that it stopped the extension of her manufactures;--if it had been proved, in the second place, that it was not now necessary for the supply of our Plantations with Negroes;--if it had been further established, that it was from the beginning contrary to the first principles of justice, and consequently that a pledge for its continuance, had one been attempted to be given, must have been absolutely void--where in this act of parliament was the contract to be found, by which Britain was bound, as she was said to be, never to listen to her own true interests and to the cries of the natives of Africa?
It has no history of its own, no great family has ever lived there, and it has no manufactures,--it has simply grown up round the cathedral.
But, perhaps the first will be the most instructive; for there will be goods from every country in the world--specimens of natural productions,--the arts and manufactures,--of every invention that the ingenuity of man has constructed; and of almost all the glorious things that God has given us, in this lovely world."
The inn could not have been a very profitable speculation, in itself; but there was one room in it fitted out with a display of Indian manufactures,--some of the articles reposing in glass cases to protect them from hands and dust, others arranged with negligent regularity upon the walls.
WOOLLEN MANUFACTURES.--The distinction between hair and wool is rather arbitrary than natural, consisting in the greater or less degrees of fineness, softness and pliability of the fibres.
Voyage of Manufacture.--The produce of our factories has preceded even our most enterprising travellers.
Not such a pipe, good reader, as that which Acis did sweetly tune in praise of his Galatea, but one of true Delft manufacture.--W. Irving (1783-1859).
In the few manufacturies of Cuba a large proportion of the workmen are Negroes especially in the cigar factories.
The newly-introduced information and arts being thus diffused, it is natural to expect they will be progressively adopted by a people already possessing a taste and genius for this species of labor, by which means manufacturing industry will soon be raised from the state of neglect and unprofitableness in which it is now left.
Making and Manufacturing.--There exists a considerable difference between the terms making and manufacturing.
I am Saunders Weft, manufacturir In Hamilton--that's what I am."
Iuxta ecclesiam illius idoli est lacus vnus manufactus, et manifestus, in quem peregrini proijciunt aurum et argentum, et lapides pretiosos in honorem Idoli, et ad aedificationem ecclesiae suae, et ideo quando aliquid debet ornari, vel reparari, vadunt homines ad hunc lacum, et proiecta extrahunt: die autem annua constructionis illius idoli, rex et regina, cum toto populo et omnibus peregrinis accedunt, et ponunt illud idolum in vno curru pretiosissimo ipsum de ecclesia educentes cum Canticis, et omni genere musicorum, et multae virgines antecedunt ipsum binae et binae, processionaliter combinatae modulantes: Sidenote: Crudelissima Satanae tyrannis, et carnificina.
At the sacred burial place at Maofanga (island of Tongatabu) they were pendant in great numbers from a lofty Casuarina tree, which grew in the enclosure.