English works of the Rev. Walter Davies (Gwallter Mechain)

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Spurrell, 1868
 

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Contents

Views from the Hill
14
Glossary
15
Mansion Houses Biography c
18
Parish of Llansilin in the County of Denbigh
26
Vicars of Llansilin from the Year 1537 2
29
Situation and Extent
30
Soil Substrata Minerals
31
Roads
32
Water
34
Mountains
35
Ancient Monuments
36
Ancient Houses Men of Note c
38
Owain Glyndwrhis Descent and Claims to the Principality
54
Appendix A
72
Parish of Llanwynnog in Montgomeryshire
74
Situation Extent Boundaries Divisions c
77
Population
78
Antiquities Carns Caersws c
79
Roads
82
Fuel
85
Parish of Meivod Montgomeryshire
92
An Essay on the Distinct Characters and Comparative
135
An Essay on the Influence of Climate upon National Manners
178
Knights of the Royal Oak
190
Welsh Orthography
210
The Rev Rowland Williams to Tegid
228
Letters
249
Bala Lake
264
Address delivered at the Wrexham Eisteddvod 1820
271
On the Triennial Eisteddvod
278
Address delivered at a Meeting of the Montgomeryshire
286
An Essay on the Establishment and Propagation of Chris
304
The Family of Cunedda Wledig
312
The Family of Brychan Brycheiniog
317
Cultivation of the Welsh Language and Literature
321
Powys Eisteddvod Adjudication of the Poetical Composi tions
329
The Mostyn Testimonial Adjudication
333
Ancient Inscriptions
341
Inscription at 161 Tre Beddau
343
Deo Apollini et Sironae
347
On the Signification of Names
350
Letters
352
To Dr Pegge Oxford
354
To the Rev Henry Parry Curate of Holywell Flintshire afterwards Vicar of Llanasa
356
To the Rev Henry Parry
358
To the Rev Henry Parry
361
To the Rev Henry Parry
363
To the Rev Henry Parry
365
To the Rev William Brown Vicar of Meivod
366
To the Rev John Jenkins Ivor Cert
368
To the Rev George Strong Vicar of St Asaph
370
To and from the Rev John Roberts Vicar of Tre meirchion
374
To the Rev John Jenkins
377
To Mr Hugh Jones
395
To the Rev John Jenkins
397
To Mr Hugh Jones Erfyl
399
To the Rev John Jenkins
400
To the Rev John Jenkius
402
To Miss Angharad Lhvyd
404
To the Rev John Jenkins
407
To the Editor of the CambroBriton
409
To rhilip Vaughan Esq Brecon
412
To the Rev John Jenkins
415
To Mr John Humphreys Caerwys
416
To Lord Clive Earl of Powys
418
To Dewi Wyn o Eifion
419
Dewi Wyn to Gwallter Mechain
422
To the Secretary of the Llanvair Cymreigydd ion Society
425
The Rev John Jenkins to the Rev Walter Davies
428
To the Rev Thomas Richards
429
To the Rev Thomas Price Carnhuanawc
431
To Arthur James Johnes Esq
433
To the Secretary of the Denbigh Eisteddvod
434
XLIL To the Rev P Baylov Williams B A Llanrug
438
The Rev P B Williams to the Rev Walter Davies
442
To the Rev John Jenkins
447
To Miss Angharad Llwyd
449
To the Rev Thomas Richards
450
To the Rev John Jenkins
451
The Rev John Jenkins to the Rev Walter Davies
452
To the Rev W J Rees Cascob
454
L On Eisteddvodau to Mr W D Leathart
457
Gutyn Peris to Gwallter Mechain
460
LIU To Gutyn Peris
464
To the Rev W J Reos Cascob
467
To the Rev John Jenkins
468
To the Rev John Jones Rector of Llanddervel
469
To Lord Clive
474
To the Rev Thomas Richards Berriw
476
To John Parry Esq Bardd Alaw
477
To the Rev John Jones Tegid
478
Tegid to the Rev Walter Davies
480
To the Rev John Jones Tegid
482
Tegid to the Rev Walter Davies
485
To the Rev John Jones Tegid
486
To Lord Clive
487
To the Rev John Jones Tegid
489
Tegid to the Rev Walter Davies
490
To the Rev John Jones Tegid
491
Tegid to the Rev Walter Davies
495
To the Rev John Jones Tegid
499
Euprx to Tegid
501
Tegid to the Rev Walter Davies
503
Tegid to the Rev Walter Davies
505
Tegid to the Rev Walter Davies
506

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Page 318 - ... promises, kindly stepped in, and carried him away, to where the wicked cease from troubling, and where the weary are at rest ! It is during the time that we lived on this farm, that my little story is most eventful.
Page 269 - old inhabitants," had he conversed with them either in English or Welsh, might have informed him that they had two such mounds, one on the north and the other on the south of the Dee.
Page 203 - ... and Jenkin, from the latter of whom sprang a long succession of knightly descendants. Two of these were created baronets.
Page 192 - Oak, pendent to a ribbon, about their necks ; but it was thought proper to lay it aside, lest it might create heats and animosities, and open those wounds afresh, which at that time were thought prudent should be healed...
Page 117 - different parts of the park and her statements were always accurate. Among " those persons in England, who have the same faculty, she says she never knew " it so strong in any as in Sir CH and Miss F. It is extraordinary that no effect " is produced at a well or ditch, or where earth does not interpose between the " twig and the water. The exercise of the faculty is independent of any volition.
Page 78 - A Gothic bishop perhaps thought it proper to repeat such a form in such particular shoes or slippers ; another fancied it would be very decent if such a part of public devotions were performed with a mitre on his head and a crosier in his hand.
Page 291 - Jesus Christ is the same, yesterday, and to-day, and for ever.
Page 241 - I have the honour to be, My Lord, With great respect, Your Lordship's most obedient, And very humble servant,
Page 552 - ... be placed on a level with the most admired compositions of the ancients. But, instead of rejecting the improbable tales of chronicle writers, he was at the utmost pains to adorn them ; and hath clothed, with all the beauties and graces of fiction...
Page 107 - Llansantffraid bridge. 3. Vyrnwy is a well-known and easily-defined river, from the western boundary of this parish to its junction with the Severn, at Cymmerau, on the verge of Shropshire. Drayton, in his Polyolbion, canto vi., says, " Forht Vurnway, bringing Tur and Tanot; growing rank, She plies her towards the pool." "What pool the versifying topographer meant in this place is not evident. His term "forkt...

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