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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or Delineations, Topographical ...
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Page 460 - ... college situated in a purer air ; so that his house was a university in a less volume ; whither they came not so much for repose as study ; and to examine and refine those grosser propositions, which laziness and consent made current in vulgar conversation.
Page 281 - And wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse, contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired. He that has light within his own clear breast May sit i...
Page 446 - ... of life were found in either. Attended by their melancholy companions, they were conveyed to the town, and the next day were interred in Stanton-Harcourt church-yard.
Page 522 - Such flames as high in patriots burn, Yet stoop to bless a child or wife ; And such as wicked kings may mourn, When freedom is more dear than life. THE CHALLENGE. A COURT BALLAD. To the Tune of " To all you Ladies now at Land,
Page 301 - He was a man of profound knowledge of the laws of his country, and as just an observer of them in his own person: he considered justice as a cardinal virtue, not as a trade for maintenance. Wherever he was judge, he never forgot that he was also counsel.
Page 419 - INGOLSTADT was carried on: with the other, the Duke gave Battle to the united strength of FRANCE and BAVARIA. On the second day of August,1 one thousand seven hundred and four.
Page 446 - Immediately there was heard so loud a crack, as if heaven had split asunder; every one was now solicitous for the safety of his neighbour, and called to one another throughout the field : No answer being...
Page 282 - Universal Pan, Knit with the graces, and the hours in dance, Leads on the eternal spring.