Taylor & son's guide to Windsor castle, Eton, and Virginia water

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第 72 頁 - The various modes of worship, which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered by the people, as equally true; by the philosopher, as equally false; and by the magistrate, as equally useful.
第 61 頁 - There is given Unto the things of earth, which Time hath bent, A spirit's feeling, and where he hath leant His hand, but broke his scythe, there is a power And magic in the ruined battlement, For which the palace of the present hour Must yield its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower.
第 85 頁 - FATHER of all ! in every age, In every clime adored, By saint, by savage, and by sage, Jehovah, Jove, or Lord ! Thou great First Cause, least understood, Who all my sense confined To know but this, that Thou art good, And that myself am blind...
第 84 頁 - Our little systems have their day; They have their day and cease to be; They are but broken lights of thee, And thou, O Lord, art more than they.
第 84 頁 - Had not such retreats been scattered here and there, among the huts of a miserable peasantry, and the castles of a ferocious aristocracy, European society would have consisted merely of beasts of burden and beasts of prey.
第 85 頁 - If I am right, thy grace impart, Still in the right to stay ; If I am wrong, O teach my heart To find that better way.
第 5 頁 - The attachment this enterprising monarch bore to his native place was exemplified by the attention he paid to the improvement of the town and castle, the latter of which was entirely rebuilt by him, with the -exception of three towers at the west end of the Lower Ward. A work of this magnitude, it may naturally be supposed, could not be undertaken at that period without experiencing considerable difficulties, especially in procuring workmen ; to...
第 73 頁 - The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself; * Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind.
第 5 頁 - A parliament was held in the fortress under Henry II, in 1170, at which William the Lion, King of Scotland, and his brother David, attended as feudal barons of the realm.
第 47 頁 - Here was that charter seal'd, wherein the crown All marks of arbitrary power lays down: Tyrant and slave, those names of hate and fear, The happier style of king and subject bear: Happy, when both to the same centre move, When kings give liberty, and subjects love.