London and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers

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K. Baedeker, 1887 - 340 páginas
 

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Página 135 - Let him that is a true-born gentleman, And stands upon the honour of his birth, If he suppose that I have pleaded truth, From off this brier pluck a white rose with me. Som. Let him that is no coward nor no flatterer, But dare maintain the party of the truth, Pluck a red rose from off this thorn with me.
Página 198 - On entering, the eye is astonished by the pomp of architecture, and the elaborate beauty of sculptured detail.
Página 121 - Death is there associated, not, as in Westminster Abbey and St Paul's, with genius and virtue, with public veneration and with imperishable renown; not, as in our humblest churches and churchyards, with everything that is most endearing in social and domestic charities; but with whatever is darkest in human nature and in human destiny, with the savage triumph of implacable enemies, with the inconstancy, the ingratitude, the cowardice of friends, with all the miseries of fallen greatness and of blighted...
Página 69 - Companies, wealthier and more influential than the rest, are the Mercers, Grocers, Drapers, Fishmongers, Goldsmiths, Skinners, Merchant Taylors, Haberdashers, Salters, Ironmongers, Vintners, and Clothworkers.
Página 193 - Life is a jest, and all things show it, I thought so once, and now I know it.
Página 207 - Laud be to God ! — even there my life must end. It hath been prophesied to me many years, I should not die but in Jerusalem ; Which vainly I supposed the Holy Land. — But bear me to that chamber ; there I'll lie ; In that Jerusalem shall Harry die.
Página 85 - A Victim to the perilous and benevolent Attempt To ascertain the Cause of, and find an efficacious Remedy For the Plague.
Página 57 - Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, and Catherine Parr). Battles of the Spurs and Flodden. Separation of the Church of England from that of Rome. Dissolution of monasteries and persecution of the Papists. Cardinal Wolsey and Thomat Cromwell, all-powerful ministers.
Página 200 - Felton, and his consort. The monument is of iron. At the feet of the recumbent effigies of the deceased is Fame blowing a trumpet. At the front corners of the sarcophagus are Neptune and Mars, at those at the back two mourning females, all in a sitting posture. At the top, on thcir knees, are the life-size children of the deceased.
Página 210 - to the great arctic navigator and his brave companions who sacrificed their lives in completing the discovery of the North West Passage AD 1847-48'.

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