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Then I decline to interfere," said the Governor, with asperity; "a man who abuses his office by making it serve a private end and purvey a personal advantage is unfit to be free.
But this is my counsel,' said the Archbishop, 'that we let purvey ten knights, men of good fame, and they to keep the sword.
I tell thee,'' said De Bracy, ``that I mean to purvey me a wife after the fashion of the tribe of Benjamin; which is as much as to say, that in this same equipment I will fall upon that herd of Saxon bullocks, who have this night left the castle, and carry off from them the lovely Rowena.
The first Wiclifite translation was hasty and rather rough, and it was soon revised and bettered by a certain John Purvey, one of the 'Lollard' priests.
In marriage, the man is supposed to provide for the support of the woman, the woman to make the home agreeable to the man; he is to purvey, and she is to smile.
Led by slightly worse-for-wear Stuart Purvey, their generic brand of rock lacked depth.
Frontman Stuart Purvey said: "We were there to do a job and I think we got the job done.
The visitors were on top virtually from the word go with former Adders striker Ian Purvey, who grabbed a hat-trick, opening the floodgates on five minutes before Richard Hadland doubled the lead right on the interval.
When the Golden Popcorn's directors Derek McDowell and Lucy Purvey made the decision to diversify into the retail sector, it was necessary to invest in a new bagging machine.
With its "French bordello" looks, Hadaka will purvey the creations of chef Edward Brik, previously at Tiger Lily, Blowfish Sushi, Wolfgang Puck Catering and Bradley Ogden, Las Vegas.
Masefield's biggest concern all season has been that he has had to field a make-do attack after Ian Purvey and Adam Goodby were left on the casualty list.
Kiosks and bookshops purvey a bewildering array of titles.