A New Pocket Companion for Oxford: Or, Guide Through the University. Containing an Accurate Description of the Public Edifices, the Buildings ... To which are Added, Descriptions of the Buildings, Tapestry, Paintings, ... At Blenheim, Ditchley, Heythrop, Nuneham and Stow, ...
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Page 129 - 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 145 - SIR WALTER RALEIGH, A valiant Soldier, and an able Statesman ; who endeavouring to rouse the spirit of his master, for the honour of his country, against the ambition of Spain, fell a sacrifice to the influence of that court, whose arms he had vanquished, and whose designs he opposed.
Page 145 - 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 69 - Sides are the Chambers of the Fellows and other Students. Oppofite to the Great Gate we afcend by a large Flight of Steps, having a Portico over them, to the Hall ; which is a well-proportioned Room, handfomely Wainfcotted, with a Doric Entablature, and adorned with three whole-length Portraits, viz. in the Middle, at the Upper-End, a very fine one of King Edward II.
Page 148 - Scheenviker, reprefentihg the four Quarters of the. World bringing their various Products to Britannia. The IMPERIAL CLOSET is a fquare Room, in which are painted in Frefco by Stleter, the three humane; Roman Emperors,, each of which is cjiftinguimed.
Page 18 - ... from above) is the Figure of Truth fitting as on a Cloud, in one Hand holding a Palm Branch (the Emblem of Victory) in the other the Sun...
Page 144 - Philofophers, underftood the Powers of the human Mind, the Nature, End, and Bounds of Civil Government ; and with equal Courage and Sagacity, refuted the flavilh Syftems of ufurped Authority over the Rights, the Confciences, or the Reafon of Mankind.
Page 69 - Wyat, in which are placed the late Lord Leigh's Library, given to the Society. On either hand is a wing of a new building, in a style conformable to the quadrangle. That on the right was built in 1719, at the expence of Dr.