Mornings in Spring: Or, Retrospections, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Volume 2
J. Murray, 1828
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Page 84 - And through the chink in the fractured floor Look down, and see a griesly sight ; A vault where the bodies are buried upright ! There, face by face, and hand by hand, The Claphams and Mauleverers stand...
Page 299 - And they that shall be of thee shall build the old waste places : thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations ; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.
Page 316 - Or man, or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward.
Page 302 - I have been bullied by an usurper ; I have been neglected by a court ; but I will not be dictated to by a subject : your man shan't stand. " ANNE Dorset, Pembroke and Montgomery.
Page 311 - There it was that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought.
Page 317 - A cloudy spot. Down thither prone in flight He speeds, and through the vast ethereal sky Sails between worlds and worlds, with steady wing, Now on the polar...
Page 78 - The History and Antiquities of the Deanery of Craven, ' stands upon a beautiful curvature of the Wharf, on a level sufficiently elevated to protect it from inundations, and low enough for every purpose of picturesque effect.
Page 30 - It is the practice of the young men of Dumfries to meet in the streets during the hours of remission from labour, and by these means I had an opportunity of witnessing the general solicitude of all ranks and of all ages. His differences with them on...
Page 290 - This pillar was erected in the year 1656, by Ann Counteas Dowager of Pembroke, &c. for a memorial of her last parting, in this place, with her good and pious mother...
Page 25 - My son! my son! may kinder stars Upon thy fortune shine; And may those pleasures gild thy reign, That ne'er wad blink on mine! God keep thee frae thy mother's faes, Or turn their hearts to thee: And where thou meet'st thy mother's friend, Remember him for me!