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" Here lies John Oxenham, a goodly young- man, in whose chamber, as he was struggling with the pangs of death, a bird with a white breast was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanished. "
Dartmoor, a descriptive poem, with notes by W. Burt - Page 196
by Nicholas Toms Carrington - 1826
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or Delineations, Topographical ...

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris - Architecture - 1803
...his Familiar Letters; wherein is the following monumental inscription: "•Here lies John Oxexham, a goodly young man, in whose chamber, as he was struggling with the pangs of death, a bird, with a white breast, was seen fluttering about hit bed, and <o vanished." The same circumstance is related of his...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 4

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1803 - 736 pages
...following monumental inscription : " Here lies John Oxenham, a goodly young man, in whose chamber, abt was struggling with the pangs of death, a bird, with a white breast, was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanished." The same circumstance is related of his...
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A select collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, with anecdotes ...

Select collection - 1806
...spied a huge marble with a large inscription upon it, which was thus, to the best of my remembrance. " Here lies John Oxenham, a goodly young man, in whose...struggling with the pangs of death, a bird with a white breast was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanished. " Here lies also Mary Oxenham, sister of...
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The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine, Issues 99-102

English literature - 1807
...particularly noticed by Howel, in his Familiar Letters : wherein is the following monumental inscription. " ' Here lies John Oxenham, a goodly young man, in whose chamber, as he was struggling with the pai'gs of death, a bird, with a white breast, was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanished.'...
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The Antijacobin Review: And Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Volume 25

1807
...his Familiar Letters : wherein is the following monumental inscription. " ' Here lies John Cxenham, a goodly young man, in whose chamber, as he was struggling with the pangs jof death, a bird, with a white breast^ was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanished.' " Tjie...
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The (Kirby's) Wonderful and scientific (eccentric) museum, Volume 6

Kirby's wonderful and eccentric museum - 1820
...huge marble, with a large inscription upon it, which was thus, to the best of my remembrance : — ' Here lies John Oxenham, a goodly young man, in whose...struggling with the pangs of death, a bird with a white breast was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanished. ' Here lies also, Mary Oxenham, sister of...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 92, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1822
...eyes up and down, I spied a huge marble, with a large inscription upon it, which was thus : — 1. " Here lies John Oxenham, a goodly young man, in whose...struggling with the pangs of death, a bird with a white-breast, was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanished !" 9. " Here lies also Mary Oxenham,...
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Ainsworth's Magazine, Volume 9

William Harrison Ainsworth - Popular literature - 1846
...marble with a large inscription upon it, which was thus, to my best remembrance :— " ' Here lies Jolm Oxenham, a goodly young man, in whose chamber, as...struggling with the pangs of death, a bird with a white breast was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanished. " ' Here also lies Mary Oxenham, the sister...
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New Curiosities of Literature & Book of the Months, Volume 1

George Soane - Fasts and feasts - 1847
...noticed by Howell in his "Familiar Letters," in which maybe found the following monumental inscription. " Here lies John Oxenham, a goodly young man, in whose...struggling with the pangs of death, a bird with a white breast was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanished." The same circumstance is related of his...
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Mysteries of Life, Death, and Futurity: Illustrated from the Best and Latest ...

John Timbs - Life - 1861 - 276 pages
...and related by Howel, in his Familiar Letters ; wherein is the following monumental inscription : " Here lies John Oxenham, a goodly young man, in whose...struggling with the pangs of death, a bird, with a white breast, was seen fluttering about his bed, and so vanished." A similar circumstance is related of the...
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