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An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Town and Castle of Warwick and ...
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adorned afterwards ancient apartments appears arches armour arms Avon Bagington bath Beauchamp beautiful belonging Borough Bridge building built called Castle celebrated chancel Chapel CHARLES Church Claverdon Court Coventry daughter delightful died distance Dudley DUGDALE Duke Earl of Warwick Edge Hill edifice Edward elegant ELIZABETH Emscote erected feet front Gothic ground Guy's Cliff Hall hand handsome HENRY VIII Hill honor House inscription John Kenilworth Kenilworth Castle Kineton King Lady lately Leamington lofty Lord Brooke Magnesia mansion mantle marble Mary's Mayor miles monument muriate noble noticed opposite painted Portrait possession present Prince principal Priory Queen reign of HENRY remains residence Richard road Robert royal Saxon seat seen shaded side situated spacious stone Stoneleigh Stratford Street sulphate Thomas Lucy tomb tower town trees Vandyck village walls Warwick Castle Warwickshire whole WILLIAM woods
Page 266 - Methinks I should know you, and know this man; Yet I am doubtful; for I am mainly ignorant What place this is; and all the skill I have Remembers not these garments; nor I know not Where I did lodge last night. Do not laugh at me; For (as I am a man) I think this lady To be my child Cordelia.
Page 114 - BACON (SiR NICHOLAS), lord keeper of the great seal in the reign of queen Elizabeth, descended from an ancient and honourable family in Suffolk.
Page 209 - ... possible, rejecting all unnecessary episode, and trivial ornament, either of secondary groups or architectural subdivision. In his compositions the beholder was forcibly struck by the sentiment at the first glance, the gradations and varieties of which he traced through several characters, all conceived in an elevated spirit of dignity and beauty, with a lively expression of nature in all the parts. His heads were various: the male were decided and grand ; the female lovely : his figures resembled...
Page 165 - ... months ; Fulke, who died at the age of twentytwo months and six days ; and Francis, who succeeded him. He died July 28, 1727, aged 33. FRANCIS GREVILLE succeeded his father as Lord Brooke at the age of eight years, and, as soon as he came of age, was chosen Recorder of Warwick...
Page 462 - XXXIII. Ere long they come, when that same wicked wight His dwelling has, low in an hollow cave, Far underneath a craggy cliff ypight, Darke, dolefull, dreary, like a greedy grave, That still for carrion carcases doth crave ; On top whereof ay dwelt the ghastly owle, Shrieking his...
Page 221 - The atrocity of the father's nature was rebated in her by the mother's sweeter inclinations; for (to take, and that no more than the character out of his own mouth) HE NEVER SPARED MAN IN HIS ANGER, NOR WOMAN IN HIS LUST.
Page 234 - Thefe remains, tho fictitious, no doubt, are not improper appendages of the place ; and give the imagination a kind of tinge, which throws an agreeable, romantic colour on all the veftiges of this venerable pile.
Page 425 - He was wont to go to his native country once a year. I think I have been told that he left 200?.