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Our own country, descriptive, historical, pictorial, Volumes 1-2
Our own country
Visualização integral - 1878
Abbey afterwards ancient appears bank beautiful became Bishop bridge building built called castle cathedral century chapel church close coast College completed considerable contains course cross distance district Earl early east eastern England English erected extends feet fine Forest former formerly gardens Gate give ground Hall hand head Henry hills important interest island John king lake land late latter less Lord lower memory miles mountain natural neighbourhood Norman obtained occupied once original park passed perhaps portion present probably railway reign remains residence restored rising river road rock Roman royal ruins scenery seen side situated slopes stands stone stream Street structure tower town trees upper valley various village walls western whole wood York
Página 36 - He, being made perfect in a short time, fulfilled a long time: For his soul pleased the Lord: therefore hasted he to take him away from among the wicked.
Página 125 - The south-western part of Kerry is now well known as the most beautiful tract in the British isles. The mountains, the glens, the capes stretching far into the Atlantic, the crags on which the eagles build, the rivulets brawling down rocky passes, the lakes overhung by groves in which the wild deer find covert, attract every summer crowds of wanderers sated with the business and the pleasures of great cities.
Página 3 - The standard was blown down the same night it had been set up, by a very strong and unruly wind, and could not be fixed again in a day or two, till the tempest was allayed. This was the melancholy state of the king's affairs when the standard was set up.
Página 35 - Every year my heart becomes more fixed in this dear Paradise, and so much more so now, that all has become my dearest Albert's own creation, own work, own building, own laying out, as at Osborne; and his great taste, and the impress of his dear hand, have been stamped everywhere.
Página 187 - We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams of avarice.
Página 164 - GOD bless the king, I mean the faith's defender; God bless — no harm in blessing — the pretender; But who pretender is, or who is king, God bless us all — that's quite another thing.
Página 13 - NORWICH is (as you please) either a city in an orchard, or an orchard in a city, so equally are houses and trees blended in it, so that the pleasure of the country and the populousness of the city meet here together.
Página 102 - ... the pleasant upland on the west. Above the town the hills close in, cushioned with deep oak woods, through which juts here and there a crag of fern-fringed slate ; below they lower, and open more and more in softly-rounded knolls, and fertile squares of red and green, till they sink into the wide expanse of hazy flats, rich...