A prospect of Manchester and its neighbourhood, from Chamber, upon the rising grounds, adjacent to the Great Northern road: a poem

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Page i - From wandering on a foreign strand? If such there breathe, go, mark him well; For him no minstrel raptures swell; High though his titles, proud his name, Boundless his wealth as wish can claim. Despite those titles, power, and pelf. The wretch...
Page 16 - House against the parliamentary forces ; and she retained the glory of being the last person in the three kingdoms, and in all their dependent dominions, who submitted to the victorious commonwealth.* Ireland and Scotland were now entirely subjected, and reduced, to tranquillity.
Page 17 - James, Earl of Derby, Lord of Man and the Isles, grandson of James, Earl of Derby, and of Charlotte, daughter of Claude, Duke de la Tremouille, whose husband James was beheaded at Bolton, 15th.
Page xi - ... conditions of the future life. It will not satisfy the morbid curiosity of those who insist on knowing the unknowable, fathoming the unfathomable, or scrutinizing the inscrutable. They must be referred to those whose perfervid imaginations are capable of " bodying forth the forms of things unknown and giving to airy nothing a local habitation and a name.

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