words : too many, 2
Then a little girl came into court.
Girl, you say, you did not know it to
her too many words to swear to already
Lodeman. No, but as they told me. 1
encompass’d with too many Words 2
a saying of Pope,
that he sometimes finds too many letters in her words,
but never too many words in her letters 3
where, at 1183-1184, young Jane Lodeman (“I was 13 last Saturday”), witness, acquits herself well in examination (and cross-examination) in
ex 303. The Trial of Laurence Braddon and Hugh Speke, at the King’s-Bench, for a Misdemeanor, in suborning Witnesses to prove the Earl of Essex was murdered by his Keepers: 36 Charles II. A.D. 1684.
in A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and other Crimes and Misdemeanours. Vol. 9 (1682-84); (London, 1816) : 1127-1332
OCR misread across columns
for context, see entry for Laurence Braddon (d. 1724) at DNB
- “and some new express ’d, or added,”
Mr Pope to Mr Wycherley. Nov. 20, 1707.
in Letters of Mr. [Alexander] Pope, and Several Eminent Persons, from the Year 1705 to 1735. Vol. 1. (London, 1735) : 31
- ex Mrs. Caesar to Swift, August 6. 1732 (?),
in Lord Mahon (Philip Henry Stanhope 1805-75 *). History of England : From the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle. Vol. 2 of 3. (Second edition, revised; London, 1839) : 332
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