The new Oxford guide: or, Companion through the University. To which is added, A tour to Blenheim, Ditchley and Stow. By a gentleman of Oxford. [Another]

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Page 136 - My love, my life, said I, explain This change of humour : pr'ythee, tell : That falling tear — What does it mean ? She sigh'd ; she smil'd : and to the flowers Pointing, the lovely moralist said : See, friend, in some few fleeting hours, See yonder, what a change is made. Ah me! the blooming pride of May, And that of beauty are but one: At morn both...
Page ii - Look once more ere we leave this specular mount Westward, much nearer by south-west, behold Where on the ^Egean shore a city stands Built nobly, pure the air, and light the soil ; Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts And eloquence...
Page 132 - Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own clear breast, May sit i...
Page 103 - Acquired an Influence, Which no Rank, no Authority can give, Nor any Force, but that of superior Virtue ; Became the fixed important Centre, Which united in one common Cause The principal States of...
Page 103 - Obtained over the French and Bavarians, Near the Village of Blenheim, , On the Banks of the Danube, By JOHN Duke of MARLBOROUGH, The Hero not only of this Nation, but of this age; Whose Glory was equal in the Council and in the...
Page 10 - The building ftands on arcades, which, circularly difpofed,enclofe a fpaciousdome in the centre. From hence we pafs by a well executed flight of fpiral fteps into the Library itfelf : This room, which is a complete pattern of elegance and majefty, rifes into a capacious dome, ornamented with fine compartments of ftucco.
Page 145 - Let him love now, who never lov'd before ; Let him who ever lov'd, now love the more.
Page 163 - Nofe. 74 A Trunk of Venus Naked, i Foot 10 Inches high. 75 An old Man's Head. 76 A Man's Head, 10 Inches high, wants the Nofe.
Page 156 - Tho' he liv'd amongft the Great, He neither learnt nor flatter'd any Vice. He was no Bigot, Tho' he doubted of none of the XXXIX Articles, And, if to follow Nature And to refpeft the Laws of Society, Be Philofophy, He was a...
Page 140 - Exoticks and flowering Shrubs. The GRENVILLE ROOM, WHICH is 29 feet 8 inches by 26 feet 3 inches, and 19 feet 4. inches high, is hung with green Velvet, and ornamented with the following Portraits, all at full length, except the firft : i.

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