The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, of Each County, Volume 13,Nummer 1

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John Harris, Thomas Hood
Thomas Maiden, 1813
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Pagina 260 - I had no sooner spoken these words but a loud though yet gentle noise came from the heavens, for it was like nothing on earth, which did so comfort and cheer me that I took my petition as granted, and that I had the sign I demanded, whereupon also I resolved to print my book.
Pagina 260 - Being thus doubtful in my chamber, one fair day in the summer, my casement being opened towards the south, the sun shining clear, and no wind stirring, I took my book, De Veritate...
Pagina 247 - Sweet echo, sweetest nymph, that liv'st unseen Within thy airy shell By slow Meander's margent green, And in the violet-embroidered vale Where the love-lorn nightingale Nightly to thee her sad song mourneth well: Canst thou not tell me of a gentle pair That likest thy Narcissus are? O, if thou have Hid them in some flowery cave, Tell me but where, Sweet Queen of Parley, Daughter of the Sphere! So may'st thou be translated to the skies, And give resounding grace to all Heaven's harmonies!
Pagina 326 - School-mistress" has delivered to posterity; and soon received such delight from books, that he was always calling for fresh entertainment, and expected that, when any of the family went to market, a new book should be brought him, which, when it came, was in fondness carried to bed and laid by him. It is said, that, when his request had been neglected, his mother wrapped up a piece of wood of the same form, and pacified him for the night.
Pagina 138 - Demosthenes) was the most silent man, the merest statue of a man that I have ever seen. I once dined in company with him, and all he said during the whole time was no more than Rjchard.
Pagina 325 - The church is built in the form of a cross, with a tower in the centre. The...
Pagina 86 - I desire most earnestly that I may not be buried in any church or churchyard, or within a mile of any Presbyterian or Anabaptist meeting-house; for, since I have resided in this country, I have kept so much bad company while living that I do not choose to continue it when dead.
Pagina 417 - That all whisperers of lies and scandal, be taken for their authors. 11. That all repeaters of such lies, and scandal, be shunned by all company ; — except such as have been guilty of the same crime. NB Several men of no character, old women and young ones of questioned reputation, are great authors of lies in these places, being of the sect of levellers.
Pagina 168 - Moors' heads in a sack. He had scarcely landed, before the officers of the revenue inquired of his servant, what he had in his sack? The captain answered, Salt provisions for his own use.
Pagina 417 - That no person take it ill that any one goes to another's play, or breakfast, and not theirs; - except captious by nature. 5. That no gentleman give his ticket for the balls to any but gentlewomen. - NB Unless he has none of his acquaintance.

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