The New Oxford Guide: Or, Companion Through the University: Exhibiting Every Particular Worthy the Observation of the Curious ... To which is Added, a Tour to Blenheim, Ditchley, Heythrop, Nuneham, and Stow, ... Containing, an Accurate Description of Their Tapestry, Paintings, Sculptures, Temples, Gardens, and Other Curiosities. By a Gentleman of Oxford

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J. Fletcher; W. Jackson; E. Newbery; and J. Bew, London, 1788 - 159 pages
 

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Page 104 - The Castle of BLENHEIM was founded by Queen ANNE, In the Fourth Year of her Reign, In the Year of the Christian /Era 1705. A Monument designed to perpetuate the Memory of the Signal Victory Obtained over the French and Bavarians, Near the Village of Blenheim, , On the Banks of the Danube...
Page 9 - 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 104 - Obtained over the French and Bavarians, Near the Village of Blenheim, , On the Banks of the Danube, By JOHN Duke of MARLBOROUGH, The Hero not only of this Nation, but of this age; Whose Glory was equal in the Council and in the...
Page 12 - 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 117 - Calvert Wright, fold it to John Robinfon, of London, 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 102 - 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 9 - Building, twelve feet by ten, the Ceiling is coved, and the whole painted green: the Front is covered with a Treillage of the fame colour...
Page 1 - Univerfity attend their fermon» in it every Sunday in the afternoon during Lent. The tower and eaft end are curious pieces of antiquity. In the year 1760 this Church was beautified and new pewed at the expence of the Parifh; and in 1768, by a liberal...
Page 14 - 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...

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