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Leigh's New Picture of London, Or, a View of the Political, Religious ...
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adorned amongst ancient annually arches Bank beautiful bishop Blackfriars Borough bridge British building built called celebrated centre chapel Charles Cheapside church city of London coaches commenced consists contains Corinthian order corner Cornhill court Covent Garden designs ditto Doric order duke earl east edifice Edward elegant England entrance erected established executed exhibition extensive feet Fleet-street formed formerly Foundling Hospital front gallery Garden George George III hall handsome Henry VIII Holborn horses Hospital Inigo Jones institution James's king King's likewise London Bridge lord mayor ment metropolis miles from London monument occupied ornamented painted palace Pall Mall parish Park parliament Paul's persons Piccadilly portico portraits present Price principal prison queen rebuilt reign residence river road Rotherhithe Royal side situated Society Soho Southwark square Stairs statue stone Strand street Surrey Temple Thames theatre tion Tower Westminster Wren
Page 445 - Heavens! what a goodly prospect spreads around, Of hills, and dales, and woods, and lawns, and spires, And glittering towns, and gilded streams, till all The stretching landscape into smoke decays!
Page 218 - To the estates and fortunes of the citizens it was merciless, but to their lives very favourable, that it might in all things resemble the last conflagration of the world.
Page 373 - This folio of four pages, happy work ! Which not even critics criticise, that holds Inquisitive attention while I read Fast bound in chains of silence, which the fair, Though eloquent themselves, yet fear to break, What is it but a map of busy life, Its fluctuations and its vast concerns?
Page 57 - From this method of interpreting laws by the reason of them, arises what we call equity, which is thus defined by Grotius : "the correction of that wherein the law (by reason of its universality) is deficient.
Page 446 - Father of light and life, Thou Good Supreme ! O teach me what is good ; teach me Thyself ! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, From every low pursuit ; and feed my soul With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure, Sacred, substantial, never-fading bliss...
Page 445 - Now to the sister hills that skirt her plain, To lofty Harrow now, and now to where Majestic Windsor lifts his princely brow. In lovely contrast to this glorious view, Calmly magnificent, then will we turn To where the silver Thames first rural grows. There let the feasted eye unwearied stray; Luxurious, there, rove through the pendent woods That nodding hang o'er Harrington's retreat...
Page 97 - I think I may say, that of all the men we meet with, nine parts of ten are what they are, good or evil, useful or not, by their education.
Page 294 - ... being plainly expressed in the Warrant, the Person so committed shall not be bailed except by Two Justices of the Peace, one whereof shall be the Justice who has issued such Warrant, or by the Court of General Quarter Sessions, or by One of the Judges of His Majesty's Courts in Westminster Hall, or by the Lord Chancellor, Lord Keeper or Commissioners of the Great Seal...