A New Display of the Beauties of England: Or, a Description of the Most Elegant Or Magnificent Public Edifices, Royal Palaces, Noblemen's and Gentlemen's Seats, and Other Curiosities, ... in Different Parts of the Kingdom. Adorned with a Variety of Copper Plate Cuts, Neatly Engraved. Volume the First
R. Goadby; and sold, 1776 - Architecture - 301 pages
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Page 225 - Ninora-Tal. which is about half a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth when full, but less than half of that width in the dry season.
Page 10 - Or helps th' ambitious Hill the heav'ns to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the Vale; Calls in the Country, catches op'ning glades, Joins willing woods, and varies shades from shades; Now breaks, or now directs, th" intending Lines; Paints as you plant, and, as you work, designs.
Page 10 - Consult the Genius of the Place in all; That tells the Waters or to rise, or fall; Or helps th...
Page 164 - Here lyeth interred the body of dame Rebecca Berry, the wife of Thomas Elton, of Stratford, Bow, gent., who departed this life April -2f< 1696, aged 52.
Page 121 - Hall is on the right hand of the entrance into the choir, and is covered with...
Page 10 - To build, to plant, whatever you intend, To rear the column, or the arch to bend, To swell the terrace, or to sink the grot; In all, let Nature never be forgot.