The history of Wales

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Página 263 - After having answered the questions, they do not recover till violently shaken by other people; nor can they remember the replies they have given. If consulted a second or third time upon the same point, they will make use of expressions totally different; perhaps they speak by the means of fanatic and ignorant spirits. These gifts are usually conferred upon them in dreams: some seem to have sweet milk or honey poured on their lips; others fancy that a written schedule is applied to their mouths...
Página 183 - Kingdom, are hereby authorized to take any Affidavit of and concerning any Matter or Matters arising, or Fines or Recoveries levied or suffered within the said respective Courts of Great Sessions, in like Manner as any Affidavit is now taken in the said...
Página 199 - Inchoation: to collect the materials and properties of every nature ; to collect the knowledge of every thing; and to collect power towards subduing the Adverse and the Devastative, and for the divestation of Evil. Without this traversing every mode of animated existence, no state of animation, or of any thing in nature, can attain to Plenitude.
Página 79 - In the northern district of Britain, beyond the Humber, and on the borders of Yorkshire, the inhabitants make use of the same kind of symphonious harmony, but with less variety; singing only in two parts, one murmuring in the base, the other warbling in the acute or treble. Neither of the two nations has acquired this peculiarity by art, but by long habit, which has rendered it natural and familiar; and the practice is now so firmly rooted in them, that it is unusual to hear a simple and single melody...
Página 166 - ... action shall arise within the dominion of Wales, and which shall be tried at the assizes, at the nearest English county to that part of the said dominion of Wales in which the cause of action shall be laid to arise, shall not recover, by verdict, a debt or damages to the amount of 10l.
Página 180 - no writ of certiorari shall be granted, issued forth or allowed, to remove any conviction, judgment, order or other proceedings, had or made by or before any justice or justices of the peace...
Página 77 - In the evening, when no more guests are expected, the meal is prepared according to the number and dignity of the persons assembled, and according to the wealth of the family who entertains. The kitchen does not supply many dishes, nor high seasoned incitements to eating.
Página 197 - There are three primeval unities, and more than one of each cannot exist: one God; one truth; and one point of liberty, and this is where all opposites equiponderate.
Página 172 - ... in such action of ejectment, in double the yearly value of the property, and double the costs recovered by the judgment, with condition, that if the judgment shall be affirmed by the Court of Error, or the proceedings in error be discontinued by the plaintiff therein, then the plaintiff in error shall pay such costs, damages, and sum or sums of money as shall be awarded upon or after such judgment affirmed or discontinuance ; and it shall...
Página 180 - ... had in any of his Majesty's courts of great sessions in Wales, unless it be duly proved upon oath that the party or parties suing forth the same hath or have given seven days...

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