The annals of Kendal

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Page 362 - ample brow, in darkness paired; But each instinct with spirit; and the frame Of the whole countenance alive with thought, Fancy and understanding; while the voice Discoursed of natural and moral truth With eloquence, and such authentic power, That in his presence humbler knowledge stood Abashed, and tender pity overawed.
Page 366 - that, though, not to him returned, " Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's
Page 49 - 0 Lord our God, all this store that we have prepared to build Thee an House for Thine Holy Name cometh of Thine hand, and is all Thine own.
Page 56 - All eyes upon the gateway hung When through the gothic arch there sprung A horseman arm'd, at headlong speed— Sable his cloak, his plume, his steed. Fire from the flinty floor was spurned, The vaults unwonted clang returned!
Page 325 - ye must take some pains to come early in the morning, that ye may be gone again by seven o'clock, and so I suppose ye may come without suspect. I pray you let me have knowledge over-night at what hour ye will come, that your porteress may wait at the gate to the fields for you.
Page 203 - the National Society for promoting the education of the poor, in the principles of the Established Church throughout England and Wales.
Page 4 - the terror of the Roman arms. Julius Frontinus succeeded Cerealis, both in authority and reputation; but the general who finally established the dominion of the Romans in this island was JULIUS AGRICOLA, who governed it
Page 333 - the puritanical bishop." Fuller remarks, that " it was said of him, in the time of King James I., that organs would blow him out of the church, which I do not believe, the rather because he was loving of, and skilful in, vocal musick, and could bear his part therein. He was of a weak
Page 25 - to their sovereign. The whole kingdom contained about 700 chief tenants, and 60,215 knights' fees. And as none of the English were admitted into the first rank, the few who retained their landed possessions were glad to be received under the protection of some powerful Norman baron, though at the cost of an oppressive burden on
Page 276 - reading men in manufacturing towns. In Kendal, especially, in Bridgewater, and in Manchester, I have witnessed more interesting conversations, as much information, and more natural eloquence in conveying it, than usually in literary cities, or in places professedly learned.

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