The monumental inscriptions in the old churchyard of St. Mary, Newington, Surrey [ed. by R. Hovenden]. (Google eBook)

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Priv. Print., 1880 - Epitaphs - 160 pages
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Page 36 - My sledge and hammer lie reclined, My bellows, too, have lost their wind ; My fire's extinct, my forge decayed, And in the dust my vice is laid. My coal is spent, my iron's gone, My nails are drove, my work is done ; My fire-dried corpse lies here at rest, And, smoke-like, soars up to be bless'd.
Page 108 - Travels of Rabbi Benjamin, son of Jonah of Tudela, through Europe, Asia, and Africa, from the ancient kingdom of Navarre, to the frontiers of China. Faithfully translated from the original Hebrew, and enriched with a Dissertation and Notes, Critical, Historical, and Geographical. In which the true character of the author and intention of the work are impartially (!) considered.
Page 8 - ... taken away on some disputed points. On the sides are the following inscriptions : North Side. Sacred to the Memory of William Allen, An Englishman of unspotted life and amiable disposition, [who was inhumanely murdered near St. George's Fields, the 10th day of May 1768, by the Scottish detachment from the army.] * "His disconsolate parents, inhabitants of this parish, caused this tomb to be erected to an only son, lost to them and the world, in his twentieth year, as a monument of his virtues...
Page 108 - ... to the frontiers of China. Faithfully translated from the original Hebrew, and enriched with a Dissertation and Notes, Critical, Historical, and Geographical. In which the true character of the author and intention of the work are impartially (!) considered. By the Rev. R. Gerrans, lecturer of Saint Catherine Coleman, and second master of Queen Elizabeth's Free Grammar School, Saint Olave, Southwark. This author, says the editor, Mr. Gerrans, flourished about the year 1160 of the Christian era,...
Page 9 - Katie," the wife of our poet, and on the tomb is this inscription : Sacred To the memory of George Marryat Goodwin, late of Bury St. Edmonds, England. Who departed this life after a long and painful illness, which he bore With Christian fortitude and resignation, on the 28th August, 1858.
Page 135 - Hollis, a rising artist prematurely cut off at his entry into a profession of which he gave early promise of his ability to prove himself a distinguished member. He was the only son of Mr. George Hollis...
Page 8 - At page 53. of the same volume is a copperplate representing the tomb. On one side appears a soldier leaning on his musket. On his cap is inscribed " 3rd Regt. ;" his right hand points to the tomb ; and a label proceeding from his mouth represents him saying,
Page 8 - ... of his own accusing the ministry of having deliberately planned "the horrid massacre in St. George's Fields"; and in an address to his constituents on December death, and they were laid together in the churchyard at Newington, in Surrey. The inscription on their tombstone described William Allen as 'an Englishman of unspotted life and amiable disposition, who was inhumanly murdered by Scottish detachments from the army...
Page 46 - Revered for his piety and learning, and beloved for his universal benevolence by all ranks and religions denominations, he departed this life on the 30th day of September, in the year of our Lord MDCCCXI. in the eighty-third year of his age.
Page 135 - ... when he resumed his favourite study at the British Museum and the National and Dulwich Galleries, constantly sketching from nature at the same time ; and in April, 1836, was admitted to the Royal Academy as a student, pursuing the study of the figure to qualify himself as an historical painter. He afterwards became a pupil of Mr. Pickersgill the portrait painter. In 1839, in conjunction with his father, he commenced the work on Sepulchral Effigies, the first part of which was published in 1840;...

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