Stowe adds that there were twelve singing men and extant deeds mention "Babbelake Hall" in which the warden and priests lived.
Here he visited the Castle of Chillon, all the spots made memorable by the abodes of Rousseau, Gibbon, and Madame de Stael, and all the most interesting scenery of the Bernese Alps,--Lake Leman, Interlaken, Thun, the Jungfrau, the glaciers, Brientz, Chamouni, Berne, and on to Geneva, where he made the acquaintance of Shelley and his wife.
Whylest seeking to aslake thy raging fyre, Thou in me kindlest much more great desyre, 5 And up aloft above my strength doth rayse The wondrous matter of my fire to praise.
Monks' churches had few or none while in town churches they were numerous, London having one hundred and eighty, York forty-two, Coventry at least fifteen besides the twelve gild priests of the chapel of Babelake.
The Trinity Gild decided in 1542 that no obite, drynkyng or com'en assemblie, from henceforth shall be had or used at Babalake, except onelie on Trinitie even and on the day, which shall be used as it hath been in tymes past.
Leland's "Itinerary" gives the following description: "There is also a Collegiate Church at Bablake, hard within the West Gate (Spon Gate) alias Bablake Gate, dedicated to St. John.... It is of the foundation of the Burgesses and there is a great Privilege, Gild or Fraternity.
The others were, the Rev. J. Bidlake, of Plymouth; Joseph Storrs, of Chesterfield; William Fothergill, of Carr End, Yorkshire; J. Seymour, of Coventry; Moses Neave, of Poole; Joseph Taylor, of Scarborough; Timothy Clark, of Doncaster; Thomas Davis, of Milverton; George Croker Fox, of Falmouth; Benjamin Grubb, of Clonmell in Ireland; Sir William Forbes, of Edinburgh; the Rev. J. Jamieson, of Forfar; and Joseph Gurney, of Norwich; the latter of whom sent up a remittance, and intelligence at the same time, that a committee, under Mr. Leigh, so often before mentioned, had been formed in that cityA. Footnote A: On the removal of Mr. Leigh from Norwich, Dr. Pretyman, precentor of Lincoln and a prebend of Norwich, succeeded him.
Enter to them Iack, Bullaker, Will.
The army and navy did wonders; Blake and Monk gained great victories; Gibraltar was taken,--one of the richest prizes that England ever gained in war.
Tromp showed the reasons which led him into the track of the English fleet; and the States asserted, from the evidence before them, that Tromp had ordered his sails to be lowered, and was employed in getting ready his boat to compliment the English admiral at the time when he received a broadside from the impatience of Blake.--Dumont, vi.
Thus changes happened to every troop (for many troops appeared) and oftener than once or twice, yet not at all times alike.... Nor was this phenomenon seen at Blakehill only, it was seen by every person at every cottage within the distance of a mile.
It gives a weird account of the appearance of horsemen being exercised in troops upon "Southen-fell side, as seen on the 25th of June 1744 by William Lancaster of Blakehills, and a farm servant, David Strichet: "These visionary horsemen seemed to come from the lowest part of Southen-fell, and became visible just at a place called Knott.
Roy Blakeley's tangled trail; illustrated by H. S. Barbour.
But I'm good at arithmetic, Blakeley--" "Gee, you're a peach on tracking, too," I said.
I told them that I stayed because I wanted to, the Blakeleys were my people.
When Nora Blakeley was 14 a lady was teaching a subscription school in the hall across the street--the same hall Mrs. Blakely had saved from burning.
Blakeman & Mason.
BLAKEMORE, Arthur W. SEE Law of wills, executors and administrators.
"They overwhelmed us, Mr. Blake,--my daughter there, and me, and God alone has counted how many other wretched women.
Myers was killed, Cole and the three colonels, Ellis, Blakeney, and Hawkshawe, fell wounded, and the fusilier battalions, struck by the iron tempest, reeled and staggered like sinking ships; but suddenly and sternly recovering, they closed on their terrible enemies, and then was seen with what a strength and majesty the British soldier fights.
SEE Blakenship, Russell.
Anyhow, sir, it all burned like tinder, and the only thing, so I'm told, as was saved was a naked stone statty of a girl with a chain round her wrists, as Jim Blakes, our constable, being in liquor, brought out in his arms, thinking how as it was alive, and tried to rewive it with cold water."
Blakesley, where his father's property was situated, is not near Aldwinkle or Tichmarsh, which are close together on opposite sides of the river Nene, and about two miles from Thrapston, but near Canons-Ashby on the other side of the county.
Then there was Blakesly, the corporation lawyer, who enjoyed the discussion that arose so thoroughly that he stayed for supper and behaved like a gentleman in the little kitchen, even insisting on throwing off his coat, rolling up his sleeves, and helping to dry the dishes.
E.V.L. CONTENTS APPENDIX TEXT NOTE PAGE PAGE The South-Sea House 1 342 Oxford in the Vacation 8 345 Christ's Hospital Five and Thirty Years Ago 14 350 The Two Races of Men 26 355 New Year's Eve 31 358 Mrs. Battle's Opinions on Whist 37 361 A Chapter on Ears 43 363 All Fools' Day 48 367 A Quaker's Meeting 51 367 The Old and the New Schoolmaster 56 369 Valentine's Day 63 370 Imperfect Sympathies 66 370 Witches, and other Night-Fears 74 372 My Relations 80 373 Mackery End, in Hertfordshire 86 375 Modern Gallantry 90 377 The Old Benchers of the Inner Temple 94 379 Grace Before Meat 104 384 My First Play 110 385 Dream-Children; A Reverie 115 388 Distant Correspondents 118 389 The Praise of Chimney-Sweepers 124 390 A Complaint of the Decay of Beggars in the Metropolis 130 392 A Dissertation upon Roast Pig 137 395 A Bachelor's Complaint of the Behaviour of Married People 144 397 On Some Old Actors 150 397 On the Artificial Comedy of the Last Century 161 399 On the Acting of Munden 168 400 THE LAST ESSAYS OF ELIA TEXT NOTE PAGE PAGE Preface, by a Friend of the late Elia 171 402 Blakesmoor in H----shire 174 405 Poor Relations 178 408 Stage Illusion 185 408 To the Shade of Elliston 188 409 Ellistoniana 190 410 Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading 195 411 The Old Margate Hoy 201 415 The Convalescent 208 416 Sanity of True Genius 212 416 Captain Jackson 215 416 The Superannuated Man 219 417 The Genteel Style in Writing 226 420 Barbara S---- 230 421 The Tombs in the Abbey 235 423 Amicus Redivivus 237 424 Some Sonnets of Sir Philip Sydney 242 426 Newspapers Thirty-five Years Ago 249 428 Barrenness of the Imaginative Faculty in the Productions of Modern Art 256 433 Rejoicings upon the New Year's Coming of Age 266 436 The Wedding 271 436 The Child Angel: a Dream 276 437 A Death-Bed 279 437 Old China 281 438 Popular Fallacies-- I. That a Bully is always a Coward 286 440 II.
SUGGESTED READINGS WITH QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS Blake.--Some of his best poems are given in Ward, IV.,
But when, at John's suggestion, I spoke of the possibility of having in the Cravens and the Blakes,--the Cravens are very musical, you know--and Wallace Hood who would be really hurt if we left him out, Paula came nearer to being downright rude than she often allows herself to be.
At Blakesware, too, was the room whence the spirit of Sarah Battle--that "gentlewoman born"--winged its flight to a region where revokes and "luke-warm gamesters" are unknown.
'A Footnote A: F. Blakeway, M.R.C.V.S., Veterinarian, vol.
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I guess I was kind of thinking about it and how it would be when Jake Holden went to the house, and how she'd have to wait five or six hours, maybe till morning, before she saw me, when all of a sudden I heard Will Dawson of my patrol say, "What's the matter, Blakey?"--he always calls me Blakey.
Some call them clakes, and soland geese, and some puffins; others bernacles, because they resemble them.
The present volume contains Fourteen Plates, among which are Murillo's Spanish Flower Girl; Etty's Guardian Angels, by Finden; a copy of Sir Thomas Lawrence's portrait of Lady Georgiana Fane, from Colnaghi's print; Eastlake's Italian Mother; one of Collins's last pictures, The Fisherman Leaving Home; The Temple of Victory, from Gandy,--all which are first-rate works of art.
16.--The common and the proper name of an object are very often associated, and put in apposition; as, "The river Thames,"--"The ship Albion,"--"The poet Cowper"--"Lake Erie,"--"Cape May"--"Mount Atlas."
Lord Byron's Dream.--C.L. Eastlake.--A rich oriental landscape, and a most delightful scene of desert stillness.
And when King Evelake saw that he made much sorrow, and said: 'For thy love I have left my country, and sith ye shall depart out of this world, leave me some token of yours that I may think on you.'
flake; in phr.:
It was nothing,--only a snow-flake,--and another time, Fred would have thought nothing of it.
The afternoon was shadow-flaked and paling when they had finished, and before Sprigley led his men back within the gray walls he had arranged for Melville to come to the prison after the dinner hour and confer with Mitchell, the warden.
Stilly and continually the tiny flakes came down, hiding all the ruggedness of earth under a spotless mantle, even as the white shroud covered the toil-worn frame of the released sufferer.
Snow Flakes--"Little flakes make de deepes' snow."
one of Saint Gultlake of Crowald that fought with devils, but still after long fasting, overmuch solitariness, the devil persuaded him therefore to fast, as Moses and Elias did, the better to delude him.
Peter's.-- Chiesa Nuova.--Painting at the Vatican.--Beggar monks.--Festa of the Annunciation.--Soiree at Palazzo Sunbaldi.--Passion Sunday.--Horace Vernet.--Lying in state of a cardinal.--Miserere at Sistine Chapel.-- Holy Thursday at St. Peter's.--Third cardinal dies.--Meets Thorwaldsen at Signor Persianis's.--Manners of English, French, and Americans.--Landi's pictures.--Funeral of a young girl.--Trip to Tivoli, Subiaco.--Procession of the Corpus Domini.--Disagreeable experience CHAPTER XVII JUNE 17, 1830--FEBRUARY 2, 1831 Working hard.--Trip to Genzano.--Lake of Nemi.--Beggars.--Curious festival of flowers at Genzano.--Night on the Campagna.--Heat in Rome.-- Illumination of St. Peter's.--St.
There were seven woods, of which the native names were remembered; three of these, Tumiah, Samain, and Jimlake, were of a yellow colour; Acajou was of a beautiful deep crimson; Bork and Quelle were apparently fit for cabinet work; and Benten was the wood of which the natives made their canoes.
Other views may be grander and more magnificent, but no view of the Jungfrau can compare in loveliness to that from Interlaken.