Lincoln, City and Cathedral: A Description for Visitors and Citizens

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Ruddock, 1901 - Cathedrals - 185 pages

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Page 167 - On this mighty tide the black ships, laden with the fresh-scented fir-planks, with rounded sacks of oil-bearing seed, or with the dark glitter of coal, are borne along to the town of St. Ogg's, which shows its aged, fluted red roofs and the broad gables of its wharves...
Page 167 - A WIDE plain, where the broadening Floss hurries on between its green banks to the sea, and the loving tide, rushing to meet it, checks its passage with an impetuous embrace.
Page 82 - L the country— •-it was one wide fen, — but the more beautiful the city, and the more majestic the cathedral : Never was an edifice more happily placed; it overtops a city built on the acclivity of a steep hill, — its houses intermingled with gardens and orchards. To see it in full perfection, it should be in the red sunshine of an autumnal evening, when the red roofs, and red brick houses would harmonize with the sky and with the fading foliage.
Page 119 - Her person was that of animated, animating beauty, With a complexion of the most exquisite brilliancy, Unfaded when she fell ! Her understanding was of such quickness and reach of thought, That her knowledge, although she had learning, Was instant and original ; Her heart...
Page 119 - ... enlivened, she was the delight of the world in which she lived. She was formed for life ; she was prepared for death ; which being a gentle wafting to immortality, she lives where life is real.
Page 119 - Her heart, wanned with universal benevolence to the highest degree of sensibility, had a ready tear for pity, and glowed with friendship as with a sacred and inviolate fire. Her love, to those who were blessed with it, was happiness. Her sentiments were correct, refined, elevated. Her...
Page 27 - SILvER BADGE AND CHAIN, worn by one of the Waits in proclaiming the Fair, with the Royal Arms on one side, and those of the City on the other. 1710. A RED VELVET CAP, or Hat of Mayntenance, of the 16th Century, with broad brim and crown, embroidered in silver with tho Tudor Rose, of quaint style. Contributed by the Ironmongers
Page 133 - Cambridge when he was a pupil there, and consists of a phrase from the fifth bar in the opening symphony of Handel's air "I know that my Redeemer liveth...
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Page 94 - ... circumstantially state that he contrived to keep the King in good humour by large presents ; that riding together near Woodstock, the Chancellor fell from his horse in an apoplectic fit ; and that being carried into the palace, he presently died, the King lamenting over him. Lord Coke dryly observes of him, " that he lived without love, and died without pity, save of those who thought it pity he lived so long.

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