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  • Hier dink ‚ n mens onmiddelik aan die Gautrein, die 2010 vervoer verbeteringe van die gasheer stede vir die 2010 Wêreld Sokker Beker en die huurmotor herkapitaliserings program, om maar net ‚ n paar te noem.

    Speech by Maxwell Moss during the Transport budget vote debate

  • George Inn, Melrose, told the author that he saw a stone taken from the river bearing this inscription: — “I, Sir John Pringle of Palmer stede, Give an hundred markis of gowd sae reid, To help to bigg my brigg ower Tweed.”

    The Monastery

  • Og er du med meg på tanken om at muligheten absolutt er til stede for at det ganske kosmos ville opphøre i en voldsom implosjon dersom vi skulle komme for nær hverandre?


  • And before the mynstre of this ydole, is a vyvere, in rmaner of a gret lake, fulle of watre: and there in pilgrymes casten gold and sylver, perles and precyous stones, with outen nombre, in stede of offrynges.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And than thei maken a gret fuyr, and brennen the body: and thanne everyche of his frendes taken a quantyte of the assches, and kepen hem in stede of relykes, and seyn, that it is a holy thing.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • For the ravenes and the crowes and the choughes, and other foules of the contree assemblen hem there every zeer ones, and fleen thider as in pilgrymage: and eyeryche of hem bringethe a braunche of the bayes or of olyve, in here bekes, in stede of offryng, and leven hem there; of the whiche the monkes maken gret plentee of oyle; and this is a gret marvaylle.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Oure mete, that we susteyne with alle oure bodyes, is our richesse: and in stede of tresoure of gold and sylver, wee maken oure tresoure of accord and pees, and for to love every man other.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • In Arabye, thei ben clept gerfauntz; that is a best pomelee or apotted; that is but a litylle more highe, than is a stede; but he hathe the necke a 20 cubytes long: and his croup and his tayl is as of an hert: and he may loken over

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And also thei make here sacrement of the awteer of therf31 bred: for oure Lord made it of suche bred, whan he made his mawndee. 32 And on the Scherethors33 day make thei here therf bred, in tokene of the mawndee, and dryen it at the sonne, and kepen it alle the zeer, and zeven it to seke men, in stede of Goddis body.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And whan thei ben at mete, the sone let brynge forthe the hede of his fader, and there of he zevethe of the flesche to his most specyalle frendes, in stede of entre messe, or a sukkarke.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville


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