Lydd, and Its Church

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Kentish Express, 1894 - Lydd (England) - 52 pages
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Page 38 - Admiral Hawke's glorious engagement with the French, and sailed round the world with Capt. Cook, and was with him when that great circumnavigator was murdered by the natives of Owyhee :— •'Tom Edgar at last has sail'd out of this World, His shroud is put on, and his top sails are furl'd. He lies snug in death's boat without any concern, And is moor'd for a full due ahead and astern. O'er the Compass of Life he has merrily run, His Voyage is Completed, his reckoning is done.
Page 35 - Majesty a safe and speedy journey to your capital, and a long and happy reign over * dutiful and affectionate People, a people who only want to know yr. Majesty and their own happiness in order to love your sacred person with ye most ardent affection, and to return ye felicity they enjoy under yr. mild and gracious administration with ye profoundest and most cheerful obedience. There is yet one wish remaining wch we reserve for ye last, because we know it is what sits nearest to yr. Royal heart,...
Page 13 - Twas thine, with patience meek, to Heav'n resign'd, With Faith that arm'd, and Hope that cheer'd thy mind, Death's ling'ring stroke undaunted to sustain, And spare thy pitying Friends' and Husband's pain ; Studious thy heartfelt anguish to disguise From sympathizing Love's enquiring eyes, Conceal the tear, repress the struggling sigh, And leave a bright example how to die : — 'Tis mine to crown thy wish, reward thy worth, To wean each fond, each yearning thought from earth; And brine; this much...
Page 34 - Bailif and Corporation over against Mr. Lee's door. The trained band was under arms and lined the Street, the bells rang, a large ship's flag was displayed on the Great Pinnacle of the Steeple, and the great guns and small arms were fired as His Majesty passed thro
Page 38 - Hawk and sail'd round the World, in company with the unfortunate Captain Cook of the Resolution in his last Voyage when he was killed by the Indians at the Island of U whio in the south Seas the 14"
Page 4 - Walker, who met his death in this way in 1819 :— " Let it be known that I am clay, A bace man took my life away, Yet freely do I him forgive, And hope in Heaven we both shall live, Wife and children I've left behind, And to the Lord I them resign, I hope He will their steps attend, And guide them to a happy end.
Page 31 - ... when at Lydd. He married Katherine Godfrey, whose brother's bust is on the north chancel wall. His son, John Berry, was godfather to Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey in 1622. In the middle aisle is a slab to William Dallet, who died 1598. Near the Lectern is this monumental inscription, — This lies upon, Father and Sonne, John the sonne of Thomas Bate and Thomas the sonne of John Bate, Q-entlemen, and of the most ancient house.
Page 35 - Curate, began ye following speech to his Majesty : — " ' May it please your Majesty, " ' We your Majesties most dutiful, and loyal subjects, ye Balif, Jurats, and Commoners, Minister, and Parishioners of your...
Page 36 - Family, they are in the most effectual manner praying for the continuance of their own preservation and happiness. I humbly hope Your Majesty will be pleased graciously to excuse a faltering tongue unable to express the affection of a heart overawed by your Majestick Presence." " Lord Townsend said that His Majesty was well pleased with every part of the Speech, and so they drove on.

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