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" Gurney, was parish priest of the place, who, as the story of that town hath it, was admonished by a vision in his sleep, to set on the foundation of a bridge near a rock, which he should find rolled from the higher grounds upon the strand. "
The Chorographical Description Or Survey of the County of Devon - Page 281
by Tristram Risdon - 1811 - 442 pages
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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
...their attempt in that kind came to no effect. At this time Sir Richard Gomard, or Curney, was parish priest of the place, who, as the story of that town...in his sleep, to set on the foundation of a bridge Dear a rock which he should find rolled from the higher grounds upon the strand. This at first he esteemed...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 4

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1803 - 736 pages
...their attempt in that kind came to no effect. At this time Sir Richard Gornird, or Gurney, was parish priest of the place, who, as the story of that town...vision in his sleep, to set on the foundation of a bridg« near a rock which he should find rolled from the higher grounds upon the strand. This at first...
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Antiquitates Curiosae: The Etymology of Many Remarkable Old Sayings ...

Joseph Taylor - England - 1819 - 156 pages
...their attempt in that kind came to no effect. At this time Sir Richard Gornard, or Gurney, was parish priest of the place, who, as the story of that town...foundation of a bridge near a rock, which he should find rolled from the higher grounds upon the strand. This at first he esteemed as a dream ; yet, to second...
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England & Wales delineated, by T. Dugdale, assisted by W. Burnett ...

Thomas Dugdale - 1830
...attempt in that kind came to no effect. At this time Sir Richard Gernard, or Gurney, was parishpriest of the place, who, as the story of that town hath it, was admonished by a vision in his sleep to set about the foundation of a bridge near a rock which he should find rolled from the higher grounds upon...
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The parliamentary gazetteer of England and Wales. 4 vols. [bound in 12 pt ...

England - 1840
...attempt in that kind came to no effect. At this time Sir Richard Gernard, or Gurney, was parish-priest of the place, who, as the story of that town hath it, was admonished by a vision in his sleep to set about the foundation of n bridge near a rock vfhich he should find rolled from the higher grounds upon...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 105

1870
...many lives in jeopardy, until the pious Dynecourt — Falk Dynecourt — was admonished by a vision to set on the foundation of a bridge near a rock which be should find rolled from the higher grounds upon the strand, and in the morning he found a rock there...
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England & Wales delineated, by T. Dugdale, assisted by W. Burnett ...

Thomas Dugdale, William Burnett (civil engineer.) - 1854
...their attempt in that kind came to no efiect. At this time Sir Richard Gernard, or Gurney, was parish priest of the place, who, as the story of that town...it, was admonished by a vision in his sleep to set about the'foundation of a bridge near a rock which he should find rolled from the higher grounds upon...
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Choice Notes from "Notes and Queries": Folk Lore

Folklore - 1859 - 304 pages
...the great grief of the inhabitants, who did therefore divers times, and in sundry places, begin to build a bridge ; but no firm foundation, after often...on the foundation of a bridge near a rock, which he ahould find rowled from the higher grounds upon the strand. This he esteemed but a dream ; yet, to...
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The Living Age, Volume 105

1870
...many lives in jeopardy, until the pious Dyneconrt — Fiilk Dynecourt — was admonished by a vision to set on the foundation of a bridge near a rock which he should find rolled from the higher grounds upon the strand, and in the morning he found a rock there fixed, which...
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Dorothy Fox

Louisa Parr - 1871 - 163 pages
...many lives in jeopardy, until the pious Dynecourt — Fulk Dynecourt — was admonished by a vision to set on the foundation of a bridge near a rock which he should find rolled from the higher grounds upon the strand, and in the morning he found a rock there fixed, which...
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