The parliamentary gazetteer of England and Wales. 4 vols. [bound in 12 pt. with suppl.]. (Google eBook)

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1840
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Page 554 - From the stately brow Of Windsor's heights the expanse below Of grove, of lawn, of mead survey. Whose turf, whose shade, whose flowers among Wanders the hoary Thames along His -silver winding way/
Page 501 - ever wrought ; and perhaps the mines have not, in any other part of the globe, penetrated to so great a depth beneath the surface of the sea ; the very deep mines in Hungary, Peru, and elsewhere, being situated in mountainous countries, where the surface of the earth is elevated to a great height above the level of the sea.
Page 473 - is the seat of William Vavasour, Esq. Mr. Gray describes this seat as " a venerable stone fabric, with large offices of Mr. Vavasour, the meadows in front gently descending to the water, and behind a great and shady wood. The present house, consisting
Page 519 - from, which the views are astonishing and grand in a high degree : we seemed perched on an extreme point of the world, looking down on hills and cliffs of various height and form, tumbled in confusion as if by an earthquake, and stretching into the sea, which spreads its vast circumference beyond.
Page 518 - agitation of the sea, and the rapidity of the tide, occasioning not unfrequently a degree of danger : all these circumstances combine to raise in the mind unusual emotions and to give the scenery a character highly singular and romantic.
Page 523 - may be detained and corrected, and may receive such instruction, and be subject to such discipline as shall appear most conducive to their reformation, and to the repression of crime.
Page 460 - having regard as well to the number of persons rated to the relief of the poor in each ward, as to the aggregate amount of the sums at which all the said persons
Page 544 - inundation is retained in the records of Rye in the following words : " Be it remembered that in the year of our Lord 1287, in the even of St. Agath, the Virgin, was the town of Winchelsea drowned and all the lands, climesden, and the voches of Hithe." After this tremendous event the inhabitants resolved to build a new town upon the top of a
Page 501 - The greatest part of this descent is through spacious galleries, which continually intersect other galleries, all the coal being cut away, with the exception of large pillars, which, where the mine runs to a considerable depth, are

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