Handbook for Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, and Cambridgeshire ... (Google eBook)

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J. Murray, 1875 - Cambridgeshire (England) - 472 pages
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Page 206 - Norwich was the capital of a large and fruitful province. It was the residence of a Bishop and of a Chapter. It was the chief seat of the chief manufacture of the realm.
Page 50 - If properly prepared, there is no nicer or more wholesome preparation of Cocoa.— food, Water, and Air, DR.
Page 214 - Lord, what work was here ! what clattering of glasses ! what beating down of walls ! what tearing up of monuments ! what pulling down of seats ! what wresting out of irons and brass from the windows and graves ! what defacing of arms ! what demolishing of curious stone-work, that had not any representation in the world, but only of the cost of the founder, and skill of the mason...
Page 47 - ROWLANDS' KALYDOR, both cooling and refreshing to the face and skin. It allays all heat and irritability of the skin, eradicates eruptions, freckles, tan and discolorations, and realises a clear and healthy complexion. Price 4s. 6d. and 8s. 6d. per bottle. ROWLANDS' MACASSAR OIL, an invigorator and beautifier of the Hair beyond all precedent. ROWLANDS...
Page 46 - Since you were married man and wife, By household brawls, or contentious strife; Or otherwise, in bed or at board, Offended each other in deed or word : Or since the parish clerk said Amen...
Page 21 - It is conducted under the immediate superintendence of the Proprietor, who endeavours, by the most strict attention and exceedingly moderate prices, to merit the continued patronage of English visitors.
Page 47 - DENTIFRICE, A White Powder, compounded of the choicest and most fragrant exotics. It bestows on the Teeth a Pearl-like Whiteness, frees them from Tartar, and imparts. to the Gums a healthy firmness, and to the breath a pleasing fragrance. Price 2s. 9d. per Box. Sold by all Chemists and Perfumers anywhere on the Continent.
Page 74 - And yet Time hath his revolutions ; there must be a period and an end to all temporal things— -finis rerum, an end of names and dignities, and whatsoever is terrene, and why not of De Vere ? For where is Bohun ? Where is Mowbray ? Where is Mortimer ? Nay, which is more and most of all, where is Plantagenet ? They are entombed in the urns and sepulchres of mortality. And yet let the name and dignity of De Vere stand so long as it pleaseth God!
Page lx - A region of wild and swampy country, partly cultivated, and partly overflowed, by which overflowing in the winter time, when the ice is strong enough to hinder the passage of boats and yet not able to bear a man, the inhabitants upon the Hards and the banks within the fens can have no help of food, nor comfort for body or soul, nor supply of any necessity save what those poor desolate places do afford.
Page 303 - ... This place affords no news, no subject of entertainment or amusement, for fine men of wit and pleasure about town understand not the language, and taste not the pleasures of the inanimate world. My flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches, the chestnuts, seem to contend which best shall please the lord of the manor. They cannot deceive, they will not lie.

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