The Cathedrals of England: An Account of Some of Their Distinguishing Characteristics, Together with Brief Historical and Biographical Sketches of Their Most Noted Bishops
L.C. Page, 1904 - 287 стор.
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The Cathedrals of England: An Account of Some of Their Distinguishing ...
Mary Jane Taber
Перегляд фрагмента - 1987
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Сторінка 57 - And she may still exist in undiminished vigour when some traveller from New Zealand shall, in the midst of a vast solitude, take his stand on a broken arch of London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's.
Сторінка 232 - Be of good comfort, master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
Сторінка 152 - THE bark that held a prince went down, The sweeping waves rolled on ; And what was England's glorious crown To him that wept a son ? He lived — for life may long be borne Ere sorrow break its chain ; Why comes not death to those who mourn? He never smiled again...
Сторінка 188 - Th' illustrious house of Hanover, And Protestant succession, To these I do allegiance swear While they can keep possession; For in my faith and loyalty I never more will falter, And George my lawful king shall be Until the times do alter. And this is law that I'll maintain Until my dying day, sir, That whatsoever king shall reign I'll still be the Vicar of Bray, sir.
Сторінка 170 - I do not love thee, Doctor Fell, The reason why I cannot tell ; But this I know, and know full well, I do not love thee, Doctor Fell.
Сторінка 170 - Westward the course of empire takes its way, The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day : Time's noblest offspring is the last.
Сторінка 180 - And everybody praised the Duke Who this great fight did win." " But what good came of it at last ? " Quoth little Peterkin. " Why, that I cannot tell," said he,
Сторінка 93 - The external appearance of an old cathedral cannot be but displeasing to the eye of every man, who has any idea of propriety and proportion, even though he may be ignorant of architecture as a science...