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" 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... "
Mornings in Spring: Or, Retrospections, Biographical, Critical, and Historical - Page 84
by Nathan Drake - 1828
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Stone; an Illustrated Magazine, Volume 19

Building stones - 1899
...tradition. In the first canto of the "White Doe of Rylston" Wordsworth refers to erect burials thus: "Pass, pass, who will yon chantry door, And through...chink in the fractured floor Look down, and see a grisly sight, A vault where the bodies are buried upright; There face to face, and hand to hand, The...
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A Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the ..., Volume 2

Joseph Smith Fletcher - Yorkshire (England). - 1900 - 412 pages
...an upright position : — "... through the chink in the fractured floor Look down and see a grisly sight : A vault where the bodies are buried upright...and hand by hand, The Claphams and Mauleverers stand . . ." — but there is no proof that any bodies were interred after this fashion in any part of the...
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Handbook for Yorkshire: Including York, Doncaster, Selby, Beverley ..., Volume 3

John Murray (Firm) - Yorkshire (England) - 1904 - 594 pages
...ancestors the Mauleverers, were interred upright : — "Pass, pass who will, yon chantry door; Anil, through the chink in the fractured floor Look down,...where the bodies are buried upright ! There, face hy face, and hand by hand, The Claphams and Mauleverers stond : '' White Doe of Kylslone, Canto i....
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A Book about Yorkshire

Joseph Smith Fletcher - Yorkshire (England) - 1908 - 370 pages
...buried in upright positions— " through the clink in the fractured floor Look down and see a grisly sight: A vault where the bodies are buried upright!...hand by hand, The Claphams and Mauleverers stand." That Wordsworth himself, during his stay in Wharfedale, ever saw this is much more than doubtful; Whitaker,...
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Old England: Her Story Mirrored in Her Scenes

Walter Shaw Sparrow - England - 1908 - 347 pages
...supporters of Bolton Abbey, like the Mauleverers. Each of these families had a burialplace in the church : "There, face by face, and hand by hand, The Claphams and Mauleverers stand." Note the word " stand." The tradition is that the bodies were buried upright. " Upon the north side...
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The Enchanting North

Joseph Smith Fletcher - Cumberland (England) - 1908 - 253 pages
...are buried in a standing position. Wordsworth refers to this in The White Doe of Rylstone : — . . . through the chink in the fractured floor Look down, and see a grisly sight : A vault where the bodies are buried upright I There, face by face, and hand by hand,...
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A Leisurely Tour in England

James John Hissey - England - 1913 - 400 pages
...Doe of Rylstone " alludes to bodies in afterSaxon days being so buried in a vault at Bolton Priory : Pass, pass who will yon chantry door, And through...the chink in the fractured floor Look down and see a grisly sight : A vault where the bodies are buried upright 1 There, face by face, and hand by hand,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1873
...careful student of the numerous historical associations of Bolton Priory — the poet Wordsworth : — "Pass, pass, who will, yon chantry door; And through...And, in his place, among son and sire, Is John de Olapham, that fierce Esquire, A valiant man, and a name of dread In the ruthless wars of the White...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1878
...Wordsworth would induce the supposition that it had in days of yore some connexion with Craven : " Pass, pass who will yon chantry door, And through...There face by face, and hand by hand, The Claphams and Afauleterers stand ; And in his place, among eon and sire, 1ч John de Clapham, that fierce Esquire...
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The Gentleman's Magazine

Early English newspapers - 1853
...porch of Banbury. Wordsworth has alluded to this in his " White Doe of Rylstone," wherein he says, Pass, pass who will, yon chantry door ; And, through...chink in the fractured floor Look down, and see a grieğly sight— A vault whore the bodies are buried upright ! There face by face, and hand by hand,...
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