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Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science

October, 1877, Vol. XX. No. 118

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1877
Language: English
Wordcount: 82,578 / 240 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.2
LoC Category: Q
Downloads: 615
Added to site: 2005.07.27
mnybks.net#: 10810
Genres: Periodical, Science
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nd ear; But if you ring in spur or hat, Fourpence always is due for that; But if a bell you overthrow, Sixpence is due before you go; But if you either swear or curse, Twelvepence is due; pull out your purse. Our laws are old, they are not new; Therefore the clerk must have his due. If to our laws you do consent, Then take a bell: we are content.

[Illustration: LLANGOLLEN.]

Farndon Bridge and Wrexham Church (the latter looks like a small cathedral to the unpractised eye) are the last Welsh points of attraction before the Dee becomes quite an English river. Malpas (mauvais pas = "bad step"), on the English bank, is significantly so-called from its situation as a border town: the rector, too, might consider it not ill named, as regards the odd partition of the church tithes, which has been in force from time immemorial, and has given rise to an explanatory legend concerning a travelling king whom the resident curate wisely entertained in the absence of the

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