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Seite 40 - Beneath those rugged elms, that yew-tree's shade, Where heaves the turf in many a mouldering heap, Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.
Seite 7 - O'er which the wing of centuries has flown Darkly and silently, deep-shadowing all Its pristine honours — from the ruthless grasp Of future violation.
Seite 178 - Hand never stopped till he had relieved distress. So nicely regulated were all his motions, that he never went wrong, except when set a-going by people who did not know his Key : even then he was easily set right again. He had the art of disposing his time so well. that his hours glided away in one continual round of pleasure and delight, till an unlucky minute put a period to his existence. He departed this life Nov.
Seite 169 - This great tower was the palace of the prince, prelate, or baron, to whom the castle belonged, ana the residence of the constable or governor. Under ground were dismal dark vaults, for the confinement of prisoners, which made it sometimes be called the dungeon.
Seite 16 - This county, as it is spacious, so it is populous, and very laborious, rough, and unpleasant to strangers travelling those ways, which are cumbersome and uneven, amongst rocks and stones, painful for man and horse; as they can best witness who have made trial thereof. For be they never so well mounted upon horses out of other countries, when they have travelled one journey in these parts, they can, in respect of ease of travel, forbear a second.
Seite 29 - Those works of art or of nature, which are usually the motives of our travels, are often overlooked and neglected, if they happen to lie within our reach ; whether it be that we are naturally less inquisitive concerning those things which are near us, while our curiosity is excited by remote objects ; or because the easiness of gratifying a desire is always sure to damp it ; or, perhaps, that we defer, from time to time, viewing what we know we have an opportunity of seeing whenever we...
Seite 214 - ... side, and rooms over the passage, which was closed with thick folding doors of oak, often plated with iron, and with an iron portcullis or grate let down from above. Within this outward wall was a large open space or court, called in the largest and most perfect castles, the outer bayle or ballium, in which stood commonly a church or chapel.