A Bibliographical Account of the Principal Works Relating to English Topography: v. 2. Middlesex - Nottinghamshire (Google eBook)

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Printed by R. and A. Taylor, 1818 - England
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Page 379 - When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion ; when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow.
Page 451 - The Natural History of Lancashire, Cheshire, and the Peak, in Derbyshire : With an Account of the British, Phoenician, Armenian, Gr. and Rom. Antiquities in those Parts.
Page 628 - And every shepherd tells his tale Under the hawthorn in the dale. Straight mine eye hath caught new pleasures Whilst the landscape round it measures; Russet lawns, and fallows gray, Where the nibbling flocks do stray; Mountains, on whose barren breast The labouring clouds do often rest; Meadows trim with daisies pied, Shallow brooks, and rivers wide...
Page xxxii - Border Antiquities of England and Scotland; comprising Specimens of Architecture and Sculpture, and other Vestiges of former Ages ; accompanied by Descriptions, together with Illustrations, of remarkable Incidents in Border History and Tradition. By WALTER SCOTT, Esq.
Page 550 - Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, When it is in the power of thine hand to do it. Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, And to-morrow I will give: When thou hast it by thee.
Page 272 - Collections for the History of Hampshire and the Bishopric of Winchester, including the Isles of Wight, Jersey, Guernsey, and Sarke, by DY, with the original Domesday of the County, and an Accurate English Translation, Preface and Introduction, and Glossary, Lon., (1795,) 5 vols, in 6, 4to : 225 copies on small paper, and 25 on 1.
Page xxxi - Britton, John, The Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain; represented and illustrated in a series of views, elevations, plans, sections, and details, of various ancient English edifices, with historical and descriptive accounts of each, 5 vols., 1807-27.
Page 572 - A Topographical Account of the Parish of Scampton, in the County of Lincoln, and of the Roman Antiquities lately discovered there ; together with Anecdotes of the Family of Bolle. By the Rev. Cayley Illingworth, AMFAS Archdeacon of Stow, and Rector of Scampton and Epworth in the County of Lincoln.
Page 144 - The Chorographical Description or Survey of the County of Devon ; with the City and County of Exeter : containing Matter of History, Antiquity...
Page 75 - Carew's Survey of Cornwall ; to which are added Notes Illustrative of its History and Antiquities, by the late Thomas Tonkin, Esq., and now first Published from the Original Manuscripts by Francis Lord De Dunstanville.

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