Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club

Front Cover
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 16 - Gates and Bedloe, not being able to charge me with anything when I was brought up to London, makes it evident that I die only for professing the old Roman Catholic religion, which was the religion that first made this kingdom Christian ; and, whoever intends to be saved, must die in that religion. I beg of all whom I have offended, either by thought, word, or deed, to forgive me, as I do heartily forgive all that have been instrumental or desirous of my death.
Page 28 - And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in everything.
Page 202 - I composed the last stanza first, having begun with the last line. When it was all but finished, I came in and recited it to Mr. Coleridge and my Sister, and said, "A prefatory stanza must be added, and I should sit down to our little tea-meal with greater pleasure if my task were finished.
Page 202 - The said Jem got a sight of the ' Lyrical Ballads ' as it was going through the press at Bristol, during which time I was residing in that city. One evening he came to me with a grave face and said, ' Wordsworth, I have seen the volume that you and Coleridge are about to publish.
Page 245 - The mountain sheep are sweeter, But the valley sheep are fatter ; We therefore deemed it meeter To carry off the latter.
Page 252 - Norman lord, at the end of the eleventh or early in the twelfth century...
Page 107 - Egypt, and rolls themselves still exist of very great antiquity, eg, one at Paris which contains the copy of a work composed in the reign of a king of the fifth dynasty — ie, about 2500 BC Papyrus continued as the ordinary writing material in Egypt to a comparatively late period.
Page 16 - He was apprised of his pursuers but refused to abscond, saying that in the course of nature he must die ere long, and that it would be better for him to die for his religion. He was committed to Hereford jail, but was cruelly and...
Page 16 - His last words from the cart were as follows : " It will be expected I should say something ; but, as I am an old man, it cannot be much. I have no concern in the plot, neither indeed do I believe that there is any.
Page 60 - ... relations on the part of those ancestors from whom the estate descended, or where the intestate tenant, having been a bastard, does not leave any lineal descendants, since he cannot have any collateral descendants.

Bibliographic information