Guide to Kendal (Google eBook)

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Page 19 - ... the National Society for promoting the Education of the Poor in the principles of the Established Church throughout England and Wales...
Page 39 - Bent earthwards; he looks up - the clouds are split Asunder, - and above his head he sees The clear Moon, and the glory of the heavens. There, in a black-blue vault she sails along, Followed by multitudes of stars, that, small And sharp, and bright, along the dark abyss Drive as she drives: how fast they wheel away, Yet vanish not!
Page 10 - The congregation was at first too much surprised to seize the Major, who, in discovering that his object could not be effected, galloped up the next aisle. As he was making his exit from the church, his head came violently in contact with the arch of the door-way, which was much smaller than that through which he had entered. His helmet was struck off by the blow, his saddle girth gave way, and he himself was much stunned. The congregation, taking advantage of the...
Page 34 - Want of Charitie justly charged on all such Romanists, as dare (without Truth or Modesty) affirme, That Protestancie destroyeth Salvation.
Page 54 - Feast on the banded snail Worm and gilded fly : Drink of the crystal rill Winding adown the hill, Never to dry. With glee, with glee, with glee, Cheer up, cheer up, cheer up, here. Nothing to harm us, then sing merrily, Sing to the loved ones whose nest is near. Qui, qui, qni, kweeu,. quip, Tiurru, tiurru, chipiwi. Too-tee, too-tee, chiu choo, Chirri, chirri, chooee, Quiu, qui, qui.
Page 66 - And she cherished the flower of brilliant hue, And she braided her hair with the blossoms blue, And then called it
Page 6 - I hope the towns-men thereof (a word is enough to the wise) will make their commodities so substantial, that no southern town shall take an advantage, to gain that trading away from them. I speak not this out of the least distrust of their honesty, but the great desire of their happiness, who, being a Cambridge man, out of sympathy wish well to the clothiers of Kendal, as the first founder of our Sturbridge fair.
Page 53 - BIRDS ! Birds ! ye are beautiful things, With your earth-treading feet and your cloud-cleaving wings ! Where shall Man wander, and where shall he dwell, Beautiful birds, that ye come not as well ? Ye have nests on the mountain all rugged and stark, Ye have nests in the forest all tangled and dark ; Ye build and ye brood 'neath the cotta,gers' eaves, And ye sleep on the sod 'mid the bonnie green leaves.
Page 30 - Catharine as part of her jointure, by a moderate rate and fine, convenient for the church and market, freed from all assizes and sessions, where by God's blessing I enjoy a quiet and retired life to my contentment, having oftentimes the society of several of my worthy friends and neighbours from the town of Kendal, having lived here for above fourteen years at the writing hereof in 1682,
Page 25 - Thou hadst, and more, Miranda. But how is it, That this lives in thy mind ? What seest thou else In the dark backward and abysm of time ? If thou remember'st aught, ere thou cam'st here, How thou cam'st here, thou may'st.

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