Excursions in the County of Sussex:: Comprising Brief Historical and Topographical Delineations; Together with Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry, Remains of Antiquity, and Other Interesting Objects of Curiosity. Forming a Complete Guide for the Traveller & Tourist,

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; J. Greig ..., and P. Youngman, Witham and Maldon, Essex., 1822 - Architecture - 176 pages
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Page 10 - The town is fortified with an entrenchment, salient angles, and redoubts, which inclose about half a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in width.
Page 14 - COLLINS' hapless name Solicits kindness with a double claim. Though Nature gave him, and though Science taught The fire of Fancy, and the reach of thought, Severely...
Page 99 - The walls, nowhere entire, are about eight feet thick. The gateway, now demolished, was on the north side, near the northernmost angle. Not far from it, to the west, are the remains of a small tower, enclosing a circular flight of stairs ; and still farther westward, a sallyport and ruins of another tower.
Page 14 - He now (about 1744) came to London a literary adventurer, with many projects in his head, and very little money in his pocket.
Page 14 - Ye who the merits of the dead revere, Who hold misfortune sacred, genius dear, Regard this tomb, where Collins, hapless name, Solicits kindness with a double claim. Though nature gave him, and though science taught, The fire of fancy, and the reach of thought, Severely doom'd to penury's extreme, He pass'd in...
Page 102 - ... men that heard it. Besides this, at dark night, the sea seemed to be a light fire and to burn, and the waves to beat with one another, insomuch that it was past the mariners...
Page 61 - King of England, after he had escaped the swords of his merciless rebels, and his forces received a fatal overthrow at Worcester, September the 3d, 1651, was faithfully preserved and conveyed to France, departed this life the 26th day of July, 1674.
Page 27 - First let the kennel be the huntsman's care, Upon some little eminence erect, And fronting to the ruddy dawn ; its courts On either hand wide opening to receive The Sun's all-cheering beams, when mild he shines, And gilds the mountain tops.
Page 37 - was a giant of ancient tiroes, whose prowess was equal to his size. He was able to wade the channel of the sea to the Isle of Wight, and frequently did it for his amusement. Great, however, as Bevis was, he condescended to be warder at the gate of the earls of Arundel, who built this tower for his reception, and supplied him with two hogsheads of beer every week, a whole ox, and a proportionate quantity of bread and mustard.
Page 36 - Mezentius hastam turbidus ingreditur campo. quam magnus Orion, cum pedes incedit medii per maxima Nerei stagna viam scindens...

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