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Impressions of England; or, Sketches of English Scenery and Society
A. Cleveland Coxe
Limited preview - 2019
Abbey altar American amid ancient appearance architecture attended beautiful beneath Bishop British called cathedral chapel character charm Church College Court delightful effect England English enjoy entered entire eyes fact feel felt figure gave give going Hall hand head heard heart hill holy hour idea imagined impressions interest Italy John King Lady land lately less light lived London look Lord Lord John Russell manner memory monument morning never noble objects observed once Oxford Palace passed pleased pleasure poor prayers present Prince Queen received respect scene seat seemed seen side sight soon sort spirit stands street survey taste things thought tion took tower town true turn venerable walk walls whole window worship worthy
Page 169 - I feel the gales that from ye blow, A momentary bliss bestow, As, waving fresh their gladsome wing, My weary soul they seem to soothe, And, redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a second spring.
Page 183 - thoughts of things divine are intermixed With scruples, and do set the word itself Against the word, As thus—Come little ones ; and then, again, It is as hard to come, as for a camel To thread the postern of a needle's eye.
Page 173 - Fair laughs the morn, and soft the zephyr blows, While proudly riding o'er the azure realm, In gallant trim the gilded vessel goes, Youth on the prow, and pleasure at the helm
Page 314 - Bible is not one of the great strongholds of heresy in this country. It lives on the ear like a music that can never be forgotten, like the sound of the church-bell, which the convert hardly knows how he can forego. Its felicities often seem to be almost things rather than mere
Page 184 - Therefore, Jew, Though justice be thy plea, consider this, That in the course of justice none of us Should see salvation ; we do pray for mercy.
Page 142 - heart detest and abjure, as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position, that princes excommunicated by the Pope, may be deposed or murthered by their subjects,
Page 315 - seriousness. The memory of the dead passes into it. The potent traditions of childhood are stereotyped in its verses. The power of all the gifts and trials of a man is hidden beneath
Page 49 - ' Oft, on a plat of rising ground I hear the far-off curfew sound, Over some wide-watered shore, Swinging slow, with sullen roar.