A Ramble Into Brittany, Volume 1

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Hurst and Blackett, 1870 - Brittany (France)
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Page 220 - who would not adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for delicateness and tenderness, and
Page 12 - contribution to the store he gleans; He sucks intelligence in ev'ry clime, And spreads the honey of his deep research At his return : a rich repast for me
Page 48 - Emprynted at London in the flete strete at the sygne of the sonne by Wynkyn de Worde. In the
Page 46 - for discovery of corruptions in some late translations and for clearing controversies in Religion :—By the English College of Doway. ' Spiritu Sancto inspirati locuti
Page 206 - The general so likes your music that he desires you, of all loves, to make no more
Page 199 - with the original stained glass. The most attractive feature, however, by far, in the entire fabric is the exterior of the north transept. The foliated tracery and elaborate finish of the sculptured stone, albeit reft of all its statuettes by the brutal despoilers of 1793, recalls the prominent beauties of the Rouen churches. The
Page 310 - Shops open, coaches roll, carts shake the ground, And all the streets with passing cries resound,
Page 198 - in arcades of four arches, is but a yard in depth, but accords well with the surroundings. A stupendous organ, so frequently to be seen in France, fills up the western extremity of the nave, and another of tasteful design occupies a place in the choir
Page 220 - !—It is like the air we breathe ! If we have it not we die !
Page 299 - numerous compartments, illustrating the Old Testament. Below is a section depicting the legend of St. Sampson, in which Satan is seen blowing with tremendous force against the sails of the vessel which conveys the holy friar to the coast of Brittany. Another glass panel represents him at the Court of Childebert II., AD 575.

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