A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, 第 1 巻

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1811
 

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Saxon Idols worshipped in England whence the names of our days are derived
137
Human Bones found filled with Lead
138
The ancient Custom of Dunmow
140
Methods of Embalming
142
Long Meg and her Daughters
143
Ancient Inscriptions
144
The Picts Wall described
146
Explanation of the word BRANDONS
149
On the Custom of Swearing in Discourse
158
On the Origin of Tradesmens Tokens
160
Letter from Mr Ames Secretary to the Society of Antiquaries in London to Dr Bevis in which were inclosed some ancient dates found in the pulling d...
162
On the Origin and Introduction of the Violin 105
165
On the Country Dance O
167
Ancient Custom of Shepherds
168
On the Causes of Dryness in Dead Bodies
171
On Bishop Fishers Grave
174
On the first Introduction of Pointing
178
On the Ancient Custom of burning the Dead
182
On Honour due to the Wives of Prelates
185
On the Ægyptian Lotus
186
On the Temples of the Ancients
190
Description of the first Theatre at Athens
201
Description of the Amphitheatre at Nismes
206
On the Date of a Book said to have been printed in 1454
209
Vindication of the Honour of Yeomanry
212
On the word BUMPER Grace Cups
216
On the word CulPRIT
218
LI Stone Coffin discovered at Litchfield
220
without Invitations
240
Account of several British Antiquities found
247
Artifice of the Thong in founding Cities and Castles exploded
271
Account of the burning and rebuilding of the Church at Canterbury in the year 1174
273
Conjectures as to the time of dividing Parishes
282
On Sirnames
284
Origin of the word LADY
295
St Blase the Patron of Woolcombers
304
Wild Cats in Britain
305
Observations on Stonehenge
306
Auncient Ordre for hallowing of the Cramp Rings c
310
Ancient Baptisteries Lavatories c
311
Manner of punishing offending Monks and Rules for preparing Bread for Hosts
314
Query respecting the Arms of our Arch bishops with an Answer
317
XC Stone in the Coronation Chair
354
Ailes in Cornish Churches
358
Monastic Registers of Edmundsbury Mo nastery
361
The Cell called Little Ease
363
Emaciated Figures in Churches
365
Ancient Customs elucidated
366
Solemnities of Corpus Christi Day illustrated
371
Origin of the Offices of Lord High Constable and Earl Marshal
373
The word CERCELLA in old Deeds explained
377
Cross Bows
379
Particulars respecting the first Coffee House in England
380
A Query whether Mimicrs Regis be not an error for INIMICIS REGIS
384
Midwives formerly baptized Infants
385
On the Antiquity and Name of the Jews Harp
386
Extract from Whitechapel Registers
387
Observations on Fullers Charge against an Abbey in Essex
388
Remarkable Particulars in our Ancient Parochial Churches
391
On the Original Embankment of the Thames
398
On the Office of Aulneger
403
On the Cities which have formerly been the Capital of England
404
Days of Public Commemoration when and why instituted
410
Origin of the Gibbet
416
Bull and Gate Bull and Mouth Bear and Ragged Staff
419
A Passage in Domesday illustrated
421
Meretrices An ancient Tenure investigated and explained
422
Sea Coal or Pit Coal when first used in this Kingdom
425
Gild of Calendaries at Bristol The Rolls Chapel
427
Public Libraries in London about the end of the Seventeenth Century
429
Curiosities in London at the end of the Seven teenth Century
434
Curious Tenure at Chingford Essex
440
Expences of Foxhunting in the Thirteenth Century
442
Description of several Barrows opened in Dor setshire
445
Parliament Oak in Welbec Park
452
Conjecture on the Etymology of London
453
Antiquity of the use of the Ring in the Mar riage Service
455
Druidical Customs retained in Cornwall
457
Signification of Sempecta and Ferculum
459
St Pauls Church supposed to be built on the Site of Dianas Temple
463
Tyttenhanger Chapel Wainscot at Luton
467
List of the Household and mode of Living at Ragland Castle
468
Use of the Piscinæ in Churches
470

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165 ページ - And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle. And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.
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245 ページ - Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will also take of the highest branch of the high cedar, and will set it ; I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one, and will plant it upon an high mountain and eminent...
46 ページ - ... it is accorded, that if any other case, supposed treason, which is not above specified, doth happen before any justices, the justices shall tarry without any going to judgment of the treason, till the cause be shewed and declared before the King and his Parliament, whether it ought to be judged treason or other felony.
445 ページ - Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply: And many a holy text around she strews That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing lingering look behind?
245 ページ - For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
168 ページ - To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice; and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out. And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him; for they know his voice.
246 ページ - Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, And instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree: And it shall be to the Lord for a name, For an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.
417 ページ - And the king of Ai he hanged on a tree until eventide: and as soon as the sun was down. Joshua commanded that they should take his carcase down from the tree, and cast it at the entering of the gate of the city, and raise thereon a great heap of stones, that remaineth unto this day.
120 ページ - My Lord, are you going for Scotland ? My reply was, Yes, Sir, if you have any commands for me. Then he said, I hope you will be kind to me, and follow the example of England.

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