The New Oxford Guide: Or, Companion Through the University: Exhibiting Every Particular Worthy the Observation of the Curious in Each of the Public Buildings, Colleges, Halls, &c. To which is Added, a Tour to Blenheim, Ditchley, Heythrop, Nunecham, and Stow, ... By a Gentleman of Oxford. The Sixth Edition, Corrected and Enlarged. Embellished with a New Plan of Oxford, and Other Elegant Engravings

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J. Fletcher; S. Parker and W. Jackson; F. Newbery; and J. Bew, London, 1778 - 156 pages

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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 11 - Look once more ere we leave this specular mount Westward, much nearer by south-west, behold Where on the ^Egean shore a city stands Built nobly, pure the air, and light the soil ; Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts And eloquence...
Page 110 - Bavarians, Near the Village of Blenheim, On the Banks of the Danube, By JOHN DUKE OF MARLBOROUGH, The Hero, not only of his Nation, but of his Age...
Page 41 - Elizabeth, 1523. 3. George Clarke, LL. D. Secretary of War, and afterwards, in the reign of Queen Anne, one of the Lords of the Admiralty, Secretary to Prince George of Denmark, and in five Parliaments Burgess for the University, 1680.
Page 23 - Rapine, with her fiery eyes, grinning teeth, sharp twangs, her hands imbrued in blood, holding a bloody dagger in one hand, in the other a burning flambeau; with...
Page 110 - Duke, are fully fpecified on the pedeftal of a ftatety column, 130 feet in height, on the top of which is a ftatue of the Duke, fituated in the grand avenue. On one fide is the following Infcription, fuppofed to be written by the late Lord Bolingbroke. The Caftle of Blenheim was founded -by Queen ANNE, In the Fourth Year of her Reign, In the Year of the Chriftian Mm 1705.
Page 20 - Grcdt and Romans, which were too large to be covered with lead or tile, fo this, by the painting of the flat roof within, is reprefented open; and as they...
Page 12 - The room is enclofed by a circular feries of arches, beautified with feftoons, and fupported 'by pilafters of the Ionic Order. Behind thefe arches are formed two circular galleries, above and below, where the books are difpofed in elegant cabinets. The compartments of the cieling, in the upper gallety, are firrely ftuccoed.
Page 148 - Sir Thomas Gresham: who, by the honourable profession of a merchant, having enriched himself and his country for carrying on the commerce of the world, built the Royal Exchange.
Page 98 - Situated weft of Woodftock, a market and borough town, about feven miles and a half from Oxford. From the town we enter the Park through a fpacious .portal of the Corinthian order ; from whence a noble...

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