The History of the University of Cambridge, from Its Original, to the Year 1753

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author, 1753 - 471 pages

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Page 80 - Master] hath a Printing Press with the Apparatus belonging thereto, wherein he is printing his Astronomical Works. But the chief beauty of this Lodge is (in my opinion) the Gardens, and therein the Water-Works, contrived by the present Master (and here let me tell you, he is a very great Mechanic), which supplies a beautiful and large Bason in the middle of the Garden, and wherein he often diverts himself in a Machine of his own contrivance, to go with the Foot as he rides therein...
Page 173 - As touching the dimenfions of the church of my " faid college, of our Lady and St.
Page 173 - Foot, vaulted and finifhed under the Soyle of the Ifle- Windows ; and the Pavement of the Church to be Enhanced four Foot above the Ground without...
Page 223 - Archbishop of York, in possession of which he died in 1683, in the 87th year of his age. He was a man of eminent worth and abilities, a person of unshaken loyalty, and assisted in compiling the Polyglot Bible.
Page 16 - October), and are to consider and determine what graces are proper to be brought before the body of the University ; and each of them has .a negative voice.
Page 28 - BOYS, or BOIS, John, one of the translators of the Bible, in the reign of James I., was...
Page 246 - King her grandson : and though her Will (as far as appears) was undoubtedly good, and duly attested, yet that part of it, which concerned her foundation of a new College, having been done by way of codicil, before it could be sealed, the good lady departed this life, and left thereby some ground for cavil.
Page 207 - GARDEN (where stood the old Chapel, and the Bones which were there dug up were buried in the present Chapel) is a small but pretty spot, and kept very neat, and on a Pedestal in the Center, stood a Statue of Charity, with a Child at her Breast, and two more by her Side ; but was a few Years ago taken away, tho...
Page 175 - ... and over that two chambers for officers, and at the nether end of the hall towards the weft a goodly kitchin : and the fame pane fhall have...
Page 43 - It was highly embellished, but deprived of many of its ornaments in the civil wars. In the report of the commissioners are these words: " We pulled down two mighty angels with wings, and divers other angels, the four evangelists, and Peter with his keys on the chapel-door, together with about 100 cherubims, and many superstitious letters in gold. Moreover we found six angels on the windows ; all of which we defaced.

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