Carmarthen and Its Neighbourhood: Notes Topographical and Historical

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William Spurrell, 1879 - Carmarthen (Wales) - 219 pages
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Page 75 - What title is that that I see ?' And the men of the city told him, 'It is the sepulchre of the man of God, which came from Judah, and proclaimed these things that thou hast done against the altar of Beth-el.' And he said, ' Let him alone ; let no man move his bones.
Page 76 - There the wise Merlin whylome wont (they say) To make his wonne, low underneath the ground, In a deepe delve, farre from the vew of day, That of no living wight he mote be found, Whenso he counseld with his sprights encompast round.
Page 27 - Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school : and whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used, and, contrary to the king, his crown and dignity, thou hast built a paper-mill.
Page 36 - I have heard much of your hospitality, but the truth far exceeds the report. These handsome gentlemen and yeomen, whom I see on both sides of me, are no doubt your menial servants." The earl smiled, and confessed that his fortune was too narrow for such magnificence. "They are most of them...
Page 107 - TY'R Bwci, in the Parish of Llanfair ar y Bryn, when and where the favour of your good and agreeable company is respectfully solicited, and whatever donation you may be pleased to confer on us then will be thankfully received, warmly acknowledged, and cheerfully repaid whenever called for on a similar occasion.
Page 146 - And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her, Thou art our sister, be thou the mother of thousands of millions, and let thy seed possess the gate of those which hate them.
Page 205 - AMONG the deepest shades of night, Can there be one who sees my way ? Yes ; God is like a shining light, That turns the darkness into day. When every eye around me sleeps, May I not sin without control ? No ; for a constant watch he keeps On every thought of every soul.
Page 107 - Shambles,) desire. that all Gifts of the above nature due to them, be returned to the Young Woman, on the said .day, and will be thankful for all favors...
Page 72 - Site Its former owner gives the mind Delight. Is there a Heart that can't affection feel For Lands so Rich as once to Boast a Steele Who Warm for freedom, and with Virtue Fraught, His Country dearly lov'd and greatly taught, Whose morals pure the purest Stile Conveys, T' instruct his Britain to the last of Days ? " Merlin's Hill, about three miles from Carmarthen, commands a view of Llangunnor Hill, Golden Grove, and Grongar Hill.
Page 37 - I have heard much of your hospitality, but I see it is greater than the speech. These handsome gentlemen and yeomen, which I see on both sides of me, are sure your menial servants.

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