Salopian Shreds and Patches, Volume 3

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Page 68 - Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found The warmest: welcome at an inn.
Page 92 - O send out thy light and thy truth : let them lead me ; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.
Page 205 - An Act for carrying into effect the reports ' of the Commissioners appointed to consider the state ' of the Established Church in England and Wales, ' with reference to ecclesiastical duties and revenues, so ' far as they relate to episcopal dioceses, revenues, and
Page 205 - Cases;" and an Act passed in the Session of Parliament held in the sixth and seventh years of the reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled
Page 187 - Pembroke, had contrived a very pretty piece of gallantry. We spent the day and evening at his house. After dinner, Johnson begged to conduct me to see the College, he would let no one show it me but himself, — 'This was my room; this Shenstone's.
Page 190 - I have been informed," says he, " from a manuscript of Oldys, that Lord Bridgewater being appointed lord president of Wales, entered upon his official residence at Ludlow castle with great solemnity. On this occasion he was attended by a large concourse of the neighbouring nobility and gentry.
Page 55 - An altar of earth thou shalt make unto me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt offerings, and thy peace offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen : in all places where I record my name I will come unto thee, and I will bless thee.
Page 207 - The kingdom cannot show better bodies of men, better inclinations for the service, more generosity, more good understanding, nor more politeness, than is to be found at the foot of the Wrekin.
Page 55 - Miscellany, was begun at Calcutta, to which he communicated several poetical compositions of the minor kind ; among which were, nine hymn?, addressed to as many Hindoo deities. He next employed his active mind in planning the compilation of a complete digest of the Hindoo and Mohammedan laws, with a view to the better administration of justice among the natives. This work he did not live to finish, but its subsequent accomplishment was entirely owing to his recommendation and primary labors.
Page 187 - Who do you think is my principal Cicerone at Oxford? Only Dr. Johnson! and we do so gallant it about! You cannot imagine -with what delight he showed me every part of his own college (Pembroke).

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