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I. Henry IV. Act 1 Scene 1.
2. Henry IV. Act 1 Scene 1. Strond, is a Saxon word signifying a shoar or bank of a sea or any great river (Cowell). In an ancient charter are these words Richardus rex, etc. Notum facimus vobis nos concessisse etc. Deo et sancto Albano Ecclesiae suae sancti Oswini de Tynemuth, cellae sancti Albani et Monachis ibidem Deo servientibus omnes terras suas et omnes homines suos, cum sacha, soca, over strond et streme, on wode et felde, Toll, Tbem, and Grithburge, Hamsoene, Murdrum and Forestall Danegeld, Infangenethef and Utfangenethef, Fleminefrenieth, Blodwith, Urecke, etc. And the Gloss. in 10 Scriptores interpreting these words, on strond et streame, on wode et felde, saith, -- Voces Anglicae veteres et in antiquioris aevi chartis crebro repertae; Privilegium sapiunt seu potius Privilegii latidudinem sive amplitudinem et sic Latine legantur, in Littore, in Fluvio, in Sylva et Campo.
Taming of The Shrew Act 1 Scene ).
Merchant of Venice Act 1 Scene 1.
Strand, saxon, strande. Any shoar or bank of a sea or river. An immunity from custom and all imposition upon goods or vessels by land or by water, was usually expressed, by strand and stream. As king Henry II. to the Church of Rochester, Concedo et confirmo in perpetuum cum socne et soke, strand and stream. Mon. Anglic. Tom. 3. p. 4. So the same Prince granted to all tenants and traders within the Honour of Walingford, that by water and by land by wood and by strand, quieti sint de thelonio, passagio, etc. Paroch. antiquit. p. 114,
Man. The spoons will be the bigger, sir. There is a fellow somewhat near the door, he should be a brazier by his face, for, o' my conscience, twenty of the dogdays now reign in 's nose; all that stand about him are under the line, they need no other penance: That firedrake did I hit three times on the head, and three times was his nose discharged against me; he stands there, like a mortar-piece, to blow us. There was a baberdasher's wife of small wit near him, that railed upon me till her pink'd porringer fell off ber head, for kindling such a combustion in the state. I miss'd the meteor once, and hit that woman, who cried out, clubs! when I might see from far some forty truncheoneers draw to her succour, which were the hope of the Strand, where she was quartered.
Henry VIII. Act 5. Hence the street in the west suburbs of London, which lay next the shoar or bank of the Thames, is called the strand. And G. Duglase mentions the strandis of the sea (Cowell Interpr.).
2. Henry VI. Act 3 Scene 1. For as much as the most necessary office and duty of the law is to preserve and save the life of man, and condignly to punish such persons that unlawfully and wilfully murder, slay or destroy men, and also that another office and duty of law is to punish robbers and thieves, which daily endeavour themselves to rob and steal,
Clown. Advise you what you say; the minister is here. Malvolio, Malvolio, thy wits the Heavens restore! endeavour thyself to sleep, and leave thy vain bibble babble.
Twelfth Night Act 4 Scene 4. or give assistance to the same, and yet by craft and cautele do escape from the same without punishment:
Perhaps, he loves you now;
Hamlet Act 1 Scene 2.
And where it often happeneth and cometh in are in sundry counties of this realm, that a man is feloniously stricken in one county, and after dieth in another county, in which case it hath not been founden by the laws or customs of this realm, that any sufficient indictment thereof can be taken in any of the said counties, for that by the custom of this realm the jurors of the county where such party died of such stroke, can take no knowledge of the said stroke being in a foreign county, although the same two coun. ties and places adjoin very near together, ne the jurors of the county where the stroke was given cannot take knowledge of the death in another county, although such death most apparently come of the same stroke:
Draw, Bardolph; cut me off the villain's head; tbrow the queen in the channel.
Host. Throw me in the channel? I'll throw thee in the channel. Wilt thou ? wilt thou? thou bastardly rogue! Murder, murder! O thou honey-suckle villain! wilt thou kill God's officers, and the king's? O thou honey-seed rogue! thou art a boney-seed; a man-queller, and a woman-queller.
2. Henry IV. Act 2 Scene 1.
When in swinish sleep
Act 1 Scene 7.
Where is this Hector?
Troilus and Cressida Act 5 Scene 5. To that the king's majesty within his own realm cannot, by any laws yet made or known, punish such murderers or manquellers, for offences in this form committed and done; nor any appeal at some time may lie for the same, but do also fail, and the said murderers and manquellers escape thereof without punishment, as well in cases where the counties where such offences be committed and done may join, as otherwise where they may not join.
I 'll example you with thievery:
The laws, your curb and whip, in their rough power
Timon of Athens Act 4 Scene 3. And also it is a common practice amongst errant thieves and robbers in this realm, that after they have robbed or stoln in one county they will convey their spoil, or part thereof so robbed and stoln, unto some of their adherents into some other county where the principal offence was not committed ne done, who knowing of such felony, willingly, and by false covin receiveth the same: In which case, although the principal felon be after attainted in one county, the accessary escapeth by reason that he was accessary in another county, and that the jurors of the said other county, by any law yet made, can take no knowledge of the principal felony ne attainder in the first county, and so such accessaries escape thereof unpun. ished, and do often put in are the same, knowing that they may escape witbout punishment:
to 'venge my Gloster's death.
Richard II. Act 1 Scene 2. For redress and punishment of which offences, and safeguard of man's life, be it enacted etc. 3. and 4. Edward VI. cap. XXIV.
Troilus and Cressida Act 1 Scene 3. Errant, Itinerant, may be derived from the old word erre, i. iter: It is attributed to justices that go the circuit, stam. pl. cor. fol. 15. and to Bailifts at large. (Cowell Interpr.).
Act 3 Scene 4. For as much as before this time divers and many outlandish people calling themselves Egyptians using no craft nor feat of merchandise,
Much less in blood than virtue, yet a princess
Pericles Act 4 Scene 3. have come into this realm, and gone from shire to shire, and place to place in great company, and used great, subtil, and crafty means to deceive the people, bearing them in hand,
Cymbeline Act 5 Scene 5.
Falstaff. Let him be damned like the glutton! may his tongue be hotter! – A wboreson Achitophel! a rascally yea-forsooth knave! to bear a gentleman in hand, and then stand upon security! The whoreson smootbpates do now wear nothing but bigb shoes, and bunches of keys at their girdles; and if a man is thorough with them in honest taking up, then they must stand upon security.
2. Henry IV. Act 1 Scene 2.
Well then, now
Act 3 Scene 1.
Hamlet Act Scene 2.