The beauties of Sidmouth displayed

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Page 26 - His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.
Page 26 - shall have the heathen for his inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for his possession ;" when " the kingdoms of this world shall become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.
Page 90 - Say not thou. What is the cause that the former days were better than these ? for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this.
Page 95 - I have not wasted the little wealth of which I was formerly possessed in self-indulgence or vain expenses, and am not ashamed to confess, that in this my old age I am poor.
Page 86 - I have heard my grandfather Lyte say, that one pipe was handed from man to man round the table.
Page 87 - I et II, knew Sir Walter ; and I have heard him say that, notwithstanding his so great mastership in style and his conversation with the learnedst and politest persons, yet he spake broad Devonshire to his dyeing day.
Page 19 - The soften'd worth, which makes affections tear, And all that brightens in life's social day, Lost in the shades of death, may pass away ; Fast comes the hour when no fond heart shall know How loved was once the sacred dust below. Here cease the triumphs which the grave obtains, The man may perish, but the sage remains. Freedom and Peace shall tell to many an age Thy warning counsels, thy prophetic page ; Art, taught by thee, shall o'er the burning frame The healing freshness pour, and bless thy...
Page 87 - Mr. DUKE, I wrote to Mr. Prideaux to move you for the purchase of Hayes, a farme sometime in my father's possession. I will most willingly give whatsoever in your conscience you shall deeme it worth, and if at any time you shall have occasion to use me, you shall find me a thankeful friend to you and yours.
Page 90 - Exmouth boasts no public rooms or assemblies, save one card assembly, in an inconvenient apartment at one of the inns, on Monday evenings. The company meet at half after five, and break up at ten; they play at shilling whist, or twopenny quadrille. We have very few young people here, and no diversions ; no belles dames amusing to the unmarried, but some beldames unamusing to the married.
Page 64 - Hero lieth intombed the body of a virtuous and antient gentlewoman descended of the antient house of the Plantagenets, sometime of Cornwall, namely, Joan, one of the daughters and heirs unto John Tregarthin, in the county of Cornwall, Esq. She was first married unto John Kelleway, Esq., who had by her much issue ; after his death she was married to John Wadham, of Meryfeild, in the county of Somerset, Esq., and by him had (six) children.

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