The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, Volume 1

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Edward Hungerford Goddard
Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1854 - Archaeology
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Includes proceedings of the annual general meetings of the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society.
 

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Page 268 - You shall have sometimes fair houses so full of glass that one cannot tell where to become to be out of the sun or cold.
Page 81 - Christmas comes but once a year : And, when it comes, it brings good cheer ; % But, when it's gone, it's never the near.
Page 249 - Eternal Maker has ordain'd The powers of man; we feel within ourselves His energy divine; he tells the heart, He meant, he made us to behold and love What he beholds and loves, the general orb Of life and being; to be great like him, Beneficent and active. Thus the men Whom Nature's works can charm, with God himself Hold converse; grow familiar, day by day, With his conceptions, act upon his plan; And form to his, the relish of their souls.
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Page 204 - This form of feeding I understand is generally used in all places of Italy, their forks being for the most part made of iron or steel, and some of silver, but those are used only by gentlemen. The reason of this their curiosity is because the Italian cannot by any means endure to ha.ve his dish touched with fingers, seeing all men's fingers are not alike clean.
Page 204 - Italy, doe alwaies at their meales use a little forke when they cut their meate. For while with their knife which they hold in one hand they cut the meate out of the dish, they fasten their forke which they hold in their other hand...
Page 80 - Here come I, old Father Christmas, Welcome, or welcome not, I hope old Father Christmas Will never be forgot.
Page 204 - Italy, their forkes being for the most part made of yron or steele, and some of silver, but those are used only by gentlemen. The reason of this their curiosity is, because the Italian cannot by any means indure to have his dish touched with fingers, seeing all men's' fingers are not alike cleane.
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Page 261 - Thou who dost pause on this aerial height Where MAUD HEATH'S Pathway winds in shade or light, Christian Wayfarer in a world of strife Be STILL and ponder on the path of life.

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