Walks Through the City of York

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Chapman and Hall, 1880 - York (England) - 296 pages
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Page 279 - I rather un-admir'd remain'd In some lone isle, or distant northern land; Where the gilt chariot never marks the way, Where none learn ombre, none e'er taste bohea! There kept my charms conceal'd from mortal eye, Like roses, that in deserts bloom and die.
Page 278 - The berries crackle, and the mill turns round; On shining Altars of Japan they raise The silver lamp ; the fiery spirits blaze : From silver spouts the grateful liquors glide, While China's earth receives the smoking tide: no At once they gratify their scent and taste, And frequent cups prolong the rich repast.
Page 278 - Hampton takes its name. Here Britain's statesmen oft the fall foredoom Of foreign tyrants, and of nymphs at home ; Here thou, great ANNA ! whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take — and sometimes tea Hither the heroes and the nymphs resort, To taste awhile the pleasures of a court ; In various talk th...
Page 278 - CLOSE by those meads, for ever crown'd with flow'rs, Where Thames with pride surveys his rising tow'rs, There stands a structure of majestic frame, Which from the neighb'ring Hampton takes its name. Here Britain's statesmen oft the fall foredoom Of foreign tyrants and of nymphs at home; Here thou, great Anna! whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take— and sometimes tea.
Page 282 - VENUS her myrtle, Phoebus has his bays; Tea both excels, which she vouchsafes to praise. The best of Queens, and best of herbs, we owe To that bold nation which the way did show To the fair region where the sun does rise, Whose rich productions we so justly prize.
Page 278 - And see thro' all things with his half-shut eyes) Sent up in vapours to the Baron's brain New Stratagems, the radiant Lock to gain.
Page 19 - When in long rank a train of torches flame, To light the midnight visits of the dame?
Page 231 - Marocco: or, A Blackmoor made White. Being a demonstration of the true Messias out of the Law and Prophets, by Rabbi Samuel a Jew, turned Christian; written first in Arabick, after translated into Latin, and now Englished.
Page 272 - Although they be destitute of Taverns, yet have they their Coffa-houses, which something resemble them. There sit they chatting most of the day; and sippe of a drinke called Coffa (of the berry that it is made of) in little China dishes, as hot as they can suffer it: blacke as soote, and tasting not much unlike it (why not that blacke broth which was in use amongst the Lacedemonians !) which helpeth, as they say, digestion, and procureth alacrity: many of the coffa-men keeping beautifull boyes, who...
Page 233 - During the latter half of the seventeenth and in the early part of the eighteenth centuries two families were resident in the parish of All Saints Pavement, which bore the somewhat rare surname of Justice.

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