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The modern British traveller: or, Tourist's pocket directory ..., Volume 1
George Alexander Cooke
Visualização integral - 1802
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Página 70 - This many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my depth: my high-blown pride At length broke under me; and now has left me, Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me.
Página 70 - Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him : The third day comes a frost, a killing frost ; And,— when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do.
Página 54 - YE, who with warmth the public triumph feel Of talents dignified by sacred zeal, Here, to devotion's bard devoutly just, Pay your fond tribute due to Cowper's dust ! England, exulting in his spotless fame, Ranks with her dearest sons his favourite name.
Página 71 - O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favours ! There is, betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin, More pangs and fears than wars or women have; And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again.
Página 70 - ... of glory; But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride At length broke under me ; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye; I feel my heart new open'd : O, how wretched Is that poor man, that hangs on princes...
Página 106 - Rep. 118a, cited several ancient cases in support of the inherent judicial power to pass on the validity of an act of Parliament; and a great judge, Hobart, Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, in the reign of James I. (Day v. Savage, Hobart, 87), used these memorable words...
Página 125 - It is done by women; the expence ten shillings an acre. It is then tied up in large bundles of eight or ten baits, 'and carted home to a barn or house to break directly. " Breaking is done by the stone, at one shilling.
Página 88 - Upon the accession of his royal pupil to the throne, he was first appointed cofferer, then treasurer of the wardrobe, archdeacon of Northampton, prebendary of Lincoln, Sarum, and Lichfield, keeper of the privy seal, dean of Wales, and, last of all, bishop of Durham.
Página 105 - The present church consists of a nave with aisles, a large western tower, and another at the intersection of the nave with the transepts. The ancient parts of the building display semicircular arches, with short columns, large piers, &c. apparently parts of the original structure, though the north aisle, porch, and towers, are of a much later style than the nave and south aisle. The large...