The ambulator; or, The stranger's companion in a tour round London, collected by a gentleman [J. Bew?].

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1820
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Page 87 - Say, Father Thames, for thou hast seen Full many a sprightly race Disporting on thy margent green The paths of pleasure trace; Who foremost now delight to cleave With pliant arm, thy glassy wave?
Page 291 - I am come amongst you as you see at this time, not for my recreation and disport, but being resolved, in the midst and heat of the battle, to live or die amongst you all, to lay down for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust.
Page 87 - At length his sov'reign frowns — the train of state Mark the keen glance, and watch the sign to hate. Where'er he turns, he meets a stranger's eye, His suppliants scorn him, and his followers fly...
Page 291 - In the mean time my lieutenant-general shall be in my stead, than whom never prince commanded a more no'ble or worthy subject; not doubting but, by your' obedience to my general, by your concord in the camp, and your valour in the field, we shall shortly have a famous victory over those enemies of my God, of my kingdom, and of my people.
Page 87 - Where'er he turns, he meets a stranger's eye, His suppliants scorn him, and his followers fly ; Now drops at once the pride of awful state, The golden canopy, the glitt'ring plate,. The regal palace, the luxurious board, The liv'ried army, and the menial lord. With age, with cares, with maladies oppress'd., He seeks the refuge of monastic rest. Grief aids disease, remember'd folly stings, And his last sighs reproach the faith of kings.
Page 193 - BRIGHT be the place of thy soul ! No lovelier spirit than thine E'er burst from its mortal control, In the orbs of the blessed to shine.
Page 291 - I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman. But I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England, too, and think foul scorn that Parma or Spain or any prince of Europe should dare to invade the borders of my realm — to which, rather than any dishonor shall grow by me, I myself will take up arms.
Page 122 - It now appeared what part of his conversation with the great could be remembered with delight. He related, that being present when the Duke of Buckingham talked profanely before King Charles, he said to him,
Page 109 - And gathered them out of the lands, From the east and from the west : From the north and from the south.
Page 236 - And truth attested with delight intense The serious charms of his colloquial sense : His talents, varying as the diamond's ray, Could strike the grave, or fascinate the gay. His critic labours of unwearied force Collected light from every distant source ; Want with such true beneficence he...

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