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Hampden

John. 1594--1643, English statesman; one of the leaders of the Parliamentary opposition to Charles I
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On such an occasion the author chanced to call to memory a rhyme recording three names of the manors forfeited by the ancestor of the celebrated Hampden, for striking the Black Prince a blow with his racket, when they quarrelled at tennis;
Tring, Wing, and Ivanhoe, For striking of a blow, Hampden did forego, And glad he could escape so.
But the English lawyers had decided that Parliament was omnipotent--and Parliament, in its omnipotence, instead of trial by jury and the Habeas Corpus, enacted admiralty courts in England to try Americans for offences charged against them as committed in America; instead of the privileges of Magna Charta, nullified the charter itself of Massachusetts Bay; shut up the port of Boston; sent armies and navies to keep the peace and teach the colonies that John Hampden was a rebel and Algernon Sidney a traitor.
Round Clifton Hampden, itself a wonderfully pretty village, old- fashioned, peaceful, and dainty with flowers, the river scenery is rich and beautiful.
The pictures which fill the imagination in reading the actions of Pericles, Xenophon, Columbus, Bayard, Sidney, Hampden, teach us how needlessly mean our life is; that we, by the depth of our living, should deck it with more than regal or national splendor, and act on principles that should interest man and nature in the length of our days.
We visited the tomb of the illustrious Hampden and the field on which that patriot fell.
Hampden Bancorp Inc is the parent of Hampden Bank, a full service community bank which has eight office locations in Springfield, Agawam, Longmeadow, West Springfield, Wilbraham, Tower Square in downtown Springfield, and Indian Orchard.
Keane came out against the decision to refurbish Hampden when he was a director at Celtic Park, predicting it would bleed the Scottish game dry.
TROUBLED Hampden Park could be closed within the next 72 hours.
and the Bank completed the conversion of the holding company structure of the Bank and the related stock offering on January 16, 2007 with the issuance of 7,949,879 shares (including 378,566 shares issued to the Hampden Bank Charitable Foundation) raising net proceeds of $73.
ALISON RODGER has waited almost 25 years to put one over on her old man and prove she can star at Hampden.
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