Ilkley: Ancient & Modern

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Wm. Walker & sons, printers, Leeds, Joseph Dodgson, 1885 - England - 282 pages
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Page 84 - I stood amazed when others' tears begun, And now begin to weep when they have done. HENRY CONSTABLE (1562-1613). On Thomas Middleton WITH humble prayer, I beseech thee That this scripture here shall see To say De profundis if you lettered be For the soules of Jone my wife and me. Thomas Middleton, sometyme man of law, Under this stone am laid full lawe ; If thou be unlearned and cannot reed For our soules and all christen soules need Say a Pater Noster and Ave and a Creed.
Page 213 - W? lives at Horsforth, near Leeds. Tell him bro. has a son William, a fine likely child, and a very good piece of land, and greatly wants a little stock to manage it. And that father has paid for him upwards of an hundred pounds to get him out of debt.
Page 42 - The centre one, which is 16 inches by 14 inches at the base, tapering to 11 inches square at the top, bears on the north side the symbols of the Evangelists, in oblong compartments, human figures in flowing robes, each with the head of the animal which is his symbol, surrounded by a glory, and holding the book of his gospel. St. John, the uppermost, has the head of an eagle ; St. Luke, the next, that of a bull ; St. Mark, Ancient Crosses, Ilkley.
Page 21 - ... example of which still exists, almost perfect, on Counter Hill, near Addingham. When the Rev. John Whitaker visited Ilkley between 1760 and 1770, the site of the Roman camp was such that he was able to define accurately its extent and appearance, and at this day his description is worth repeating. He says : — The area of the Roman Camp in Ilkley can be clearly traced. It is pointed out by the appellation, Castle Hill, and by the remains of the rampart. The ground is admirably defended by the...

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