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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or Delineations, Topographical ...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations, Topographical ...
John Britton,E W 1773-1854 Brayley
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or Delineations, Topographical ...
John Britton,Edward Wedlake Brayley
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Abbey acres afterwards ahnost aisles ancient antiquity appears arches beautiful Bishop Bishop of Winchester building built called Camden Castle Cathedral celebrated centre Chapel Charles Church considerable court Crown cyder Domesday Book Duke Earl east Edward the Confessor Edward the Third elegant eminence entrance erected extremely feet Forest gate Glocester Goodrich Castle granted ground Hampshire Henry the Eighth Hereford Herefordshire Hill inhabitants Isle of Wight John Kenchester King King's land late latter length Leominster Lord machicollations manor mansion miles Monmouthshire nave nearly number of houses original ornamented parish Parliament pillars Portsmouth possession present principal Prior Silkstede Priory Queen reign of Henry remains residence Richard river river Wye Roman ruins Saxon seat situated Southampton Southampton Water stone timber tion tower town transept trees various village Walkelin wall whole William Winchester wood yards
Page 509 - Or in proud falls magnificently lost, But clear and artless, pouring through the plain Health to the sick, and solace to the swain. Whose causeway parts the vale with shady rows ? Whose seats the weary traveller repose ? Who tanght that heaven-directed spire to rise ?
Page 386 - Forgive, blest shade, the tributary tear, That mourns thy exit from a world like this ; Forgive the wish that would have kept thee here, And stayed thy progress to the seats of bliss • No more confined to grov'ling scenes of night, No more a tenant pent in mortal clay, Now should we rather hail thy glorious flight, And trace thy journey to the realms of day.
Page 147 - Few men have left behind such purity of character, or such monuments of laborious piety. He has provided instruction for all ages, from those who are lisping their first lessons, to the enlightened readers of Malbranche and Locke ; he has left neither corporeal nor spiritual nature unexamined ; he has taught the Art of Reasoning, and the Science of the Stars.
Page 157 - Nimrod first the bloody chase began, A mighty hunter, and his prey was man : Our haughty Norman boasts that barbarous name, And makes his trembling slaves the royal game. The fields are ravish'd from th...
Page 293 - I can always answer, because I always know whence they have their arguments, which I have read a hundred times ; but that fellow Young is continually pestering me with something of his own."* After all, Tindal and the censurers of Young may be reconcilable.
Page 510 - This guest of summer, The temple-haunting. martlet, does approve, By his lov'd mansionry, that the heaven's breath Smells wooingly here : no jutty, frieze, Buttress, nor coigne of vantage, but this bird Hath made his pendent bed, and procreant cradle : Where they most breed and haunt, I have observ'd, The air is delicate.
Page 509 - ... The Man of Ross," each lisping babe replies. Behold the market-place with poor o'erspread ! The Man of Ross...
Page 157 - The fields are ravish'd from th' industrious swains, From men their cities, and from gods their fanes: The levell'd towns with weeds lie cover'd o'er; The hollow winds through naked temples roar; Round broken columns clasping ivy...