A Guide to Ripon, Harrogate, Fountains Abbey, Bolton Priory, and Several Places of Interest in Their Vicinity

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W. Harrison, 1851 - Yorkshire (England) - 128 pages
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Page 125 - A name which it took of yore : A thousand years hath it borne that name, And shall, a thousand more. And hither is young Romilly come, And what may now forbid That he, perhaps for the hundredth time, Shall bound across THE STRID ? He sprang in glee,— for what cared he That the River was strong and the rocks were steep ? — But the Greyhound in the leash hung back, And checked him in his leap. The Boy is in the arms of Wharf, And strangled by a merciless force ; For never more was young Romilly...
Page 29 - HER foundations are upon the holy hills : the Lord loveth the gates of Sion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.
Page 60 - All things are here of him ; from the black pines, Which are his shade on high, and the loud roar Of torrents, where he listeneth, to the vines Which slope his green path downward to the shore, Where the bow'd waters meet him, and adore, Kissing his feet with murmurs ; and the wood, The covert of old trees, with trunks all hoar, But light leaves, young as joy, stands where it stood, Offering to him, and his, a populous solitude.
Page 102 - For a trifling gratuity to the inmates of an adjacent cottage, the visitor may still enjoy the undiminished benefit that it offers, and test, in his own person, the truth of Dr. French's recommendation : that it occasions the retention of nothing that should be evacuated, and, by relaxation, evacuates nothing that should be retained ; that it dries nothing but what 's too moist and flaccid, and heats nothing but what 's too cold, and e contra; and that, "tho...
Page 103 - Cures without care; or a summons to all such as find little or no help by the use of Physick, to repair to the Northern Spaw...
Page 124 - Linn,' which bear witness to the restless impetuosity of so many Northern torrents. But, if here Wharf is lost to the eye, it amply repays another sense by its deep and solemn roar, like ' the Voice of the angry Spirit of the Waters,' heard far above and beneath, amidst the silence of the surrounding woods.
Page 37 - ... passage, in which is a staircase, now walled up, leading to the choir. The most remarkable monument in this Cathedral, is an altar tomb of grey marble in the south aisle of the nave, on which are sculptured a man and a lion in a grove of trees. No inscription remains, but tradition says this tomb covers the body of an Irish prince, who died at Ripon on his return home from the Holy Land. The other monuments worthy of notice, are those of Moses Fowler, first dean of Ripon after it was refounded...
Page 22 - They were things antiquissimi operis, and monumentes of some notable men buried there, so that of al the old monasterie of Ripon and the toun, I saw no likely tokens left after the depopulation of the Danes in that place, but only the Waulles of our Lady chapelle and the crossis.
Page 48 - Cross, now placed over the Bone-House door, was found in 1832, in taking down a wall of the time of Henry VIII., at the east end of the Choir. It has been supposed to be the head of one of those seen by Leland, in the garth of the Abbey ; but the Minster-yard might, with equal probability, have furnished such an object.
Page 22 - stode wher now is a Chapelle of our Lady, in a Botom one close distant by * * * * from the new minstre. " One Marmaduke, Abbate of Fountaines, a man familiar with Salvage, Archebishop of York...

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