A General History of the County of Norfolk: Intended to Convey All the Information of a Norfolk Tour, with the More Extended Details of Antiquarian, Statistical, Pictorial, Architectural, and Miscellaneous Information; Including Biographical Notices, Original and Selected, Volume 2
J. Stacy, 1829 - Norfolk (England)
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Page 684 - And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it. His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow: And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.
Page 601 - In a field of old Walsingham, not many months past, were digged up between forty and fifty urns deposited in a dry and sandy soil not a yard deep, nor far from one another...
Page 848 - YE, who with warmth the public triumph feel Of talents dignified by sacred zeal, Here, to devotion's bard devoutly just, Pay your fond tribute due to Cowper's dust ! England, exulting in his spotless fame, Ranks with her dearest sons his favourite name.
Page 849 - And watched a poet through misfortune's vale. Her spotless dust, angelic guards defend ! It is the dust of Unwin, Cowper's friend ! That single title in itself is fame, For all who read his verse revere her name.
Page 777 - I. was advanced to the degree of a baron, by the title of lord...
Page 601 - ... and altars unto the gods and heroes above it. That these were the urns of Romans from the common custom and place where they were found is no obscure conjecture, not far from a Roman garrison and but five miles from Brancaster, set down by ancient record under the name of Brannodunum.
Page 977 - ... as the said trustees for the time being or the Major part of them shall think fit...
Page 451 - To be sure his success has not been equal to his merit, which yet, perhaps, is in some measure owing to himself; for that very impetuosity of spirit, which, under proper government, renders him the agreeable creature lie is, has, in some circumstances of life, got the better of him, and hurt his views.