A handbook for travellers in Wiltshire, Dorsetshire and Somersetshire (Google eBook)

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1856
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Page 36 - Taught mid thy massy maze their mystic lore : Or Danish chiefs, enrich'd with savage spoil, To victory's idol vast, an unhewn shrine, Rear'd the rude heap, or in thy hallow'd ground Repose the kings of Brutus...
Page 45 - But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly after this sort! For all things come of Thee, and of Thine own have we given Thee.
Page 182 - Therefore this work is necessarily ill drawn, and deficient in principle, and much of the sculpture is rude and severe; yet, in parts, there is a beautiful simplicity, an irresistible sentiment, and sometimes a grace, excelling more modern productions.
Page 46 - UNDERNEATH this sable hearse Lies the subject of all verse, SIDNEY'S sister, PEMBROKE'S mother ; Death ! ere thou hast slain another, Learn'd and fair, and good as she, Time shall throw a dart at thee.
Page 246 - MY manufacture has been put beyond all doubt by the fact of the Jury of the Great Exhibition in London having awarded ME the Prize Medal. See the Official Statement in No. 20,934, page 6, of the ' Times
Page 58 - Here, John, run with the crucifix and missal to the hermitage, and set the fountain going.
Page 251 - NORWAY AND ITS GLACIERS VISITED IN 1851. FOLLOWED BY JOURNALS OF EXCURSIONS IN THE HIGH ALPS OF DAUPHINE^ BERNE, AND SAVOY. With Two Maps, Ten Lithographic Views printed in colours by Day & Sou, and Twenty-two Wood Engravings.
Page 144 - Spirit ! sacred beam ! Parent of life and light ! Eternal power ! Grant me through obvious clouds one transient gleam Of thy bright essence in my dying hour.
Page 265 - CONTAINS : Reviews, with copious extracts, of every important New English Book, and of the more important Foreign Works. Reports of the Proceedings of the Learned and Scientiflc Societies, with Abstracts of all Papers of Interest.
Page 260 - To Singers and Public Speakers they are invaluable, as in a few hours they remove all hoarseness, and wonderfully increase the power and flexibility of the voice.

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