The cathedral church of Chester: a description of the fabric and a brief history of the Episcopal see, Volume 7

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G. Bell & sons, 1898 - 114 pages
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Page 117 - NORWICH. By CHB QUENNELL. 2nd Edition. OXFORD. By Rev. PERCY DEARMER, MA 2nd Edition, revised. PETERBOROUGH. By Rev. WD SWEETING, MA 2nd Edition.
Page 118 - For the purpose at which they aim they are admirably done, and there are few visitants to any of our noble shrines who will not enjoy their visit the better for being furnished with one of these delightful books, which can be slipped into the pocket and carried with ease, and yet is distinct and legible.'— Notes and Queries.
Page 38 - Abraham his father, and said, My father: and he said, Here am I, my son. And he said, Behold the fire and the wood: but where is the lamb for a burnt offering...
Page 102 - Rows, being galleries, wherein passengers go dry without coming into the streets, having shops on both sides and underneath ; the fashion whereof is somewhat hard to conceive. It is therefore worth their pains, who have money and leisure, to make their own eyes the expounders of the manner thereof; the like being said not to be seen in all England ; no, nor in all Europe again.
Page 102 - Francis, sometyme a Monke of the Monestery of Chester, obtained of Pope Clemens a thousand daies of pardon, and of the Bishop of Chester 40 dayes pardon, for euery person that resorted peaceably to see the same playes, and that...
Page 117 - CANTERBURY. By HARTLEY WITHERS 3rd Edition, revised. CARLISLE. By CK ELEY. CHESTER. By CHARLES HIATT. 2nd Edition, revised. DURHAM. By JE BYGATE, ARCA 2nd Edition.
Page 100 - And now being to take our leave of this ancient and honourable city, the worst that I wish it is, that the distance between Dee and the New Tower may be made up, all obstructions being removed, which cause or occasion the same ; that the rings on the new tower (now only for sight) may be restored to the service for which they were first intended, to fasten vessels thereunto : That vessels on that river (lately degenerated from ships into barks) may grow up. •gain to their former strength and stature.
Page 111 - Wigan .rectory, Oct. 17th, 1686. Dr. Cartwright was one of the ecclesiastical commissioners, appointed by James Second, in his memorable contest with the fellows of Magdalen College, Oxford, and was so warm a defender of that sovereign's measures, that on the landing of the Prince of Orange, he was forced to fly to France, to avoid the insults of an .enraged populace. He was subsequently nominated by James to the see of Salisbury, accompanied him to Ireland, and dying of a dysentery in 1689, was...
Page 110 - Wood also gives him a high character, saying that " he was a person endowed with rare gifts; he was a noted theologist and preacher, a curious critic in several matters, an excellent mathematician and experimentist, and one as well seen in mechanisms and new philosophy, of which he was a great promoter, as any man of his time.
Page 118 - The volumes are handy in size, moderate in price, well illustrated, and written in a scholarly spirit. The history of cathedral and city is in- ! telligently set forth and accompanied by a descriptive survey of the building in all its detail. The illustrations are copious and well selected, and the series bids fair to become an indispensable companion to the cathedral tourist in England.

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