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  • Y managed to sleep an amazyng 7.5 hours last nyght, whych, the way thyngs have been goyng lately, seems lyke a lot.

    "So lose some sleep and say you tried."

  • [W] hensoever our Souveraigne Lord shall extend the Reformacion of Irlaund, he must Reduce the Lordes and Gentilmen of this Londe whych be of English

    Catastrophic Dimensions:The Rupture of English and Irish Identities in Early Modern Ireland, 1534-1615

  • Procede we now to the Chapter of Exaltacion, Of whych truly thou must have knowledge pure ...

    A Darker Place

  • 'Right worshippfule Sir, Whereas of late have I suceeded to thee Estate wherof mine Fathyr was seised there cameth into myne possessioun alsoe a certeyne quantitie of treasure the whych did my Faither take from a certeyn Papisticalle shippe.

    War Game

  • But as certyn shyps thee whych adhere to thee cause of his Majestic make uncertain thee passage twixt Devonshyr and London it seemeth to mee it were not wise to sendyth so grete an cargo by see tho 'thatte were in othyr time thee suryst route.

    War Game

  • Quakir grandmother on the one syde, ande is too superblie proude on the other, 'to make a pecocke of hirselfe,' as shee wyll telle you whann thatt yee be spattered with the water whych is jetted from hose over ye pavementes.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 1, July, 1862

  • Peradventure shee goeth whyles with a beau who speaketh unto hir of love, to whych shee listeneth wyth tendir grace, and replyeth with art, untill thatt they have builded upp betwene them a flirtacioun.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 1, July, 1862

  • _ Shee loveth ye opera even as shee loveth ye ice-creme, whych shee buyeth at Mrs. Burns's, or old Auntie Jackson's, where shee often goeth of warm sumer-nightes.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 1, July, 1862

  • Of whych matter of blushing itt is gretely to the credyt of the Philadelphienne that shee blosheth not muche, sith that Aldrovandus, and as methynketh also, Mizaldus in his _Mirabile

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 1, July, 1862

  • The Philadelphienne dressyth not in garments like unto Joseph, his cote of manie colors, nethir dothe shee put on clothes whych look from afar off like geographie-mapps, where the hues are as well assortyd as iff a paint-mill had bursten and scattered the piggments all pele-mele into everlastynge miscellayneous scatteratioun.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 1, July, 1862

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