Allen's Illustrated hand-book and guide, to ... Nottingham and its environs, Volume 5

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Page 17 - As I spoke thus amongst them, the officers came and took me away, and put me into a nasty, stinking prison ; the smell whereof got so into my nose and throat, that it very much annoyed me.
Page 70 - GOD ALMIGHTY first planted a Garden. And indeed it is the purest of human pleasures. It is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man...
Page 125 - Men, my brothers, men the workers, ever reaping something new : That which they have done but earnest of the things that they shall do...
Page 133 - He for the passage sought, attempted since So much in vain, and seeming to be shut By jealous Nature with eternal bars. In these fell regions, in Arzina caught, And to the stony deep his idle ship Immediate sealed, he with his hapless crew, Each full exerted at his several task, Froze into statues; to the cordage glued The sailor, and the pilot to the helm.
Page 102 - IN THE VAULT BENEATH, WHERE MANY OF HIS ANCESTORS AND HIS MOTHER ARE BURIED, LIE THE REMAINS OF GEORGE GORDON NOEL BYRON, LORD BYRON, OF ROCHDALE, IN THE COUNTY OF LANCASTER, THE AUTHOR OF "CHILDE HAROLD'S PILGRIMAGE.
Page 102 - In the vault beneath, where many of his ancestors and his mother are buried, lie the remains of GEORGE GORDON NOEL BYRON, Lord Byron of Rochdale, in the county of Lancaster : The author of
Page 11 - ... unruly wind, and could not be fixed again for a day or two, till the tempest was allayed.
Page 17 - When I came there, all the people looked like fallow ground, and the priest (like a great lump of earth) stood in his pulpit above. He took for his text these words of Peter, " We have also a more sure word of prophecy, whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day-star arise in your hearts.

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