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Historic Romance: Strange Stories, Characters, Scenes, Mysteries, Memorable ...
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Page 24 - from thence the fells visibly sink, and soften along its sides ; sometimes they run into it, (but with a gentle declivity) in their own dark and natural complexion:
Page 24 - they are green and cultivated, with farms interspersed, and round eminences on the border, covered with trees: toward the south it seemed to break into large
Page 24 - miles in length, and at most a mile over, resembling the course of some vast and magnificent river,
Page 44 - feet from wing to wing. On the pediment of the south front, towards the garden, is a noble bust,
Page 24 - delicious views across it, and almost from one end to the other ; it is
Page 47 - fought here between the houses of York and Lancaster, in which the hopes of the latter were totally destroyed, and the crown secured to Edward IV. Queen Margaret
Page 46 - The church, founded by Robert Fitzhammon in the latter end of the eleventh century, is built in the form of a cross, the tower supported by arches standing on the intersection.
Page 30 - is governed by a mayor, and sends two members to parliament. It