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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ...
Edward Wedlake Brayley,John Britton
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Abbey acres afterwards aisle ancient appears arches beautiful became belonging Bishop building built called Castle century Chapel Church considerable consists contains continued court cross died Durham Earl east Edward Eighth England erected Essex estates extensive feet figure five former four given Glocester granted ground Hall held Henry hill History houses inches inhabitants inscription John King land late latter length London Lord manor mansion memory mentioned miles monument nave nearly observes obtained original ornamented parish park particularly passed period persons pointed possession present principal probably Queen recorded reign remains represented residence returned Richard rising river Robert Roman Saxon seat Second side situated square stands stone supported supposed Third Thomas tion tower town various village wall whole wood
Page 376 - Wished yourselves unmarried again ; Or in a twelve-month and a day Repented not in thought any way, But continued true in thought and desire, As when you joined hands in holy quire.
Page 376 - As when you join'd hands in holy quire. If to these conditions without all fear, Of your own accord you will freely swear, A whole gammon of bacon you shall receive. And bear it hence with love and good leave ; For this is our custom at Dunmow well known ; Tho' the pleasure be ours, the bacon's your own.
Page 151 - ... the Boat moving, as it were, upon a centre; the fine entrance below is of use in dividing the waves, when rowing against them ; and, combined with the convexity of the bottom, and the elliptical form of the stem, admits her to rise with wonderful buoyancy in...
Page 117 - All were welcome that came; and even their beasts had so much care taken of them, that it was humorously said, " If a horse was turned loose in any part of the country, it would immediately make its way to the rector of Houghton's.
Page 35 - Journal (first edition, p. 281.) ..." we came to Durham (AD 1657), where was a Man come down from London, to set up a College there, to make Ministers of Christ, as they said : I went, with some others, to reason with the Man, and to let him see, ' That to teach Men Hebrew, Greek, and Latin, and the Seven Arts' which was all but the Teachings of the Natural Man, was not ' the Way to make them Ministers of Christ.
Page 675 - Weave the warp, and weave the woof, The winding-sheet of Edward's race. Give ample room, and verge enough The characters of hell to trace. Mark the year, and mark the night, When Severn shall re-echo with affright, The shrieks of death through Berkeley's roofs that ring ; Shrieks of an agonizing king...
Page 37 - Whereupon the king, furiously enraged, presently repaired to the hermit's place, with his daughter, attended by several knights, where he instantly accosted the servant of God in the following manner : ' What ! art thou he, who, under the colour of religion, profanest the temple and sanctuary of God ? Art thou he, who, under the cloak and profession of an hermit, exercisest thyself in all...
Page 693 - The recommendatory Letter of Oliver Cromwell to William Lenthall, esq. speaker of the House of Commons, for erecting a college and university at Durham, and his Letters Patent (when lord protector) for founding the same; with the Address of the provost and fellows of the said college, &c." 4to. " A sketch of the Life and Character of Bishop Trevor,