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Pagina 343 - But vows with you, being like To your religion, a nose of wax, To be turned every way.' in that kind. 1 Who would imagine but that those or that commissioner that procured that order from the commissioners of the admiralty (the like whereof, as I think, was never obtained before, though I know it hath been importunely solicited),
Pagina 4 - the King's making an Order of Knights of the Sea, to give an encouragement for persons of honour to undertake the service of the sea,' which he had drawn up ' with great pains and very ingeniously.' 3 Pepys also notes that he was of opinion that the principal
Pagina xi - WHARTON, CB, FRS CAPTAIN S. EARDLEY WILMOT, RN SECRETARY PROFESSOR JK LAUGHTON, King's College, London, WC TREASURER The COUNCIL of the NAVY RECORDS SOCIETY wish it to be distinctly understood that they are not answerable for any opinions or observations that may appear in the Society's publications. For these the responsibility rests entirely with the Editors of the several works. INTRODUCTION
Pagina 13 - As for honour, who knows not (that knows anything) that in all records of late times of actions chronicled to the everlasting fame and renown of this kingdom, still the naval part is the thread that runs through the whole wooft, the burden of the song, the scope of the text ? that whereby
Pagina 214 - the surveyor, Thomas Myddelton, presented a paper to the Duke of York ' to have the captains account for all stores and victuals'—' but, Lord ! it is a poor silly thing ever to think to bring it in practice in the King's navy.
Pagina 204 - the surveyor, Thomas Myddelton, presented a paper to the Duke of York ' to have the captains account for all stores and victuals '—' but, Lord ! it is a poor silly thing ever to think to bring it in practice in the King's navy.
Pagina 5 - To the Comptroller's house, where I read over his proposals to the Lord Admiral for the regulating of the officers of the navy, in which he hath taken much pains, only he do seem to have too good opinion of them himself
Pagina 3 - The Comptroller and I to the coffee-house, where he showed me the state of his case ; how the King did owe him about 6,ooo/.' place. The patent is dated June 25,
Pagina 217 - And he that can rear up a pig in his house Hath cheaper his bacon and sweeter his souse.
Pagina 285 - Specially prepared with melted composition and sulphur for fireships (Falconer). 3 New rope made from the yarns of old rope. 35 Eliz. c. 8, ' An Act for the avoiding of deceit used in making and selling of twice-laid cordage' describes the abuse alluded to in the text. ' Forasmuch as it is found by common experience that