A New Pocket Companion for Oxford: Or, Guide Through the University. Containing an Accurate Description of the Public Edifices, the Buildings in Each of the Colleges; the Gardens, ... To which are Added, Descriptions of the Buildings, ... at Blenheim, Ditchley, Heythrop, Nuneham and Stow, ... A New Edition, Corrected, Much Enlarged, and Adorned with a Plan of the University and City, and Six Other Plates, Volume 1

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J. Cooke, 1795 - 152 pages
 

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Page 133 - My love, my life, said I, explain This change of humour : pr'ythee, tell : That falling tear — What does it mean ? She sigh'd ; she smil'd : and to the flowers Pointing, the lovely moralist said : See, friend, in some few fleeting hours, See yonder, what a change is made. Ah me! the blooming pride of May, And that of beauty are but one: At morn both...
Page 17 - Compasses, and the Norma or Square lying by her, and a workman holding another Square in one hand, and a Plumb-Line in the other. In the...
Page 147 - John Milton : whose sublime and unbounded genius equalled a subject that carried him beyond the limits of the world. 'William Shakespeare: whose excellent genius opened to him the whole heart of man, all the mines of fancy, all the stores of Nature ; and gave him power, beyond all other writers, to move, astonish, and delight mankind.
Page 110 - Acquired an Influence, Which no Rank, no Authority can give, Nor any Force, but that of superior Virtue ; Became the fixed important Centre, Which united in one common Cause The principal States of...
Page 120 - Merchant (temp. Ol. Cromwell) Knighted in 1660, by King Charles II, and made Lieutenant of the Tower. From the Robinfons it defcended to David Earl of Wemys, (who married Mary, daughter and Coheir of Sir John Robinfon, Baronet) from whom it was purchafed in the year 1710, by Simon, firft Lord Harcourt, Lord High Chancellor of England. The Houfe was built by the late Earl, but has...
Page 108 - BRIDGE, chiefly confifting of three Arches, the Centre one of which is larger than the Rialto at Venice : the Water is formed into a fpacious Lake, which covers the whole Extent of a capacious Valley...
Page 147 - Pholofophers, underftood the Powers of the Human Mind, the Nature, End, and Bounds of Civil Government; and with equal Courage and Sagacity, refuted the flavifh Syftems of ufurped Authority over the Rights, the Confciences, or the Reafon of Mankind.
Page 63 - The moft confiderable benefactors fince have been Sir William Paddy, who founded and endowed the choir; and built that...
Page 142 - FIDO, An Italian of good Extraction ; Who came into England, Not to bite us, like moft of his Countrymen, But to gain an honefl Livelihood, He hunted not after Fame, Yet acquired it; Regardlefs of the Praife of his Friends, But moft fenfible of their Love. Tho' he liv'd amongft the Great, He neither learnt nor flatter'd any Vice.
Page 40 - Wykeham, one of his firft fet of Fellows at New College in Oxford, where he took the degree of Doctor of C'ivil Law. He was Archdeacon of Sarum, and afterwards Chancellor of the fame Church ; and becoming known to Henry IV.

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