The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, of Each County, المجلد 18

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الصفحة 312 - His sides are clothed with waving wood, And ancient towers crown his brow, That cast an awful look below; Whose ragged walls the ivy creeps, And with her arms from falling keeps; So both a safety from the wind On mutual dependence find. 'Tis now the raven's bleak abode; 'Tis now th...
الصفحة 890 - Cambria Triumphans, or Brittain in its Perfect Lustre, shewing the Origen and Antiquity of that Illustrious Nation. The Succession of their Kings and Princes, from the First, to King Charles of Happy Memory. The Description of. the Countrey: the History of the Antient and Moderne Estate. The manner of the Investure of the Princes, with the Coats of Arms of the Nobility.
الصفحة 449 - Britannica, giving some account, additional to what has been hitherto published, of the Languages, Histories, and Customs of the Original Inhabitants of Great Britain, from collections and observations in travels through Wales, Cornwall, Bas-Bretagne, Ireland, and Scotland. By Edward Lhuyd, MA, of Jesus College, keeper of the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, Oxford : Printed at the Theater for the author, MDCCVII.
الصفحة 440 - Ireland, has a lay abbot; for a bad custom has prevailed among the clergy of appointing the most powerful people of a parish stewards, or rather, patrons of their churches; who in process of time, from a desire of gain, have usurped the whole right, appropriating to their own use the possession of all the lands, leaving only to the clergy the altars with their tenths and oblations, and assigning even these to their sons and relations in the Church. Such defenders, or rather destroyers of the Church,...
الصفحة 901 - FODINAE REGALES. Or The History, Laws and Places of the Chief Mines and Mineral Works in England. Wales, and the English Pale in Ireland. As also of the Mint and Money. With a Clavis Explaining some difficult Words relating to Mines, &c.
الصفحة 256 - It is therefore enacted . . . that divers of the said Lordships Marchers shall be united annexed and joined to divers of the shires of England, and divers of the said Lordships Marchers shall be united annexed and joined to divers of the shires of the said country or dominion of Wales in manner and form...
الصفحة 321 - To sum up all in a few words, this great prelate had the good humour of a gentleman, the eloquence of an orator, the fancy of a poet, the acuteness of a schoolman, the profoundness of a philosopher, the wisdom of a counsellor, the sagacity of a prophet, the reason of an angel, and the piety of a saint...
الصفحة 312 - Yet Time has seen — that lifts the low And level lays the lofty brow — Has seen this broken pile complete, Big with the vanity of state. But transient is the smile of Fate ! A little rule, a little sway, A sunbeam in a winter's day, Is all the proud and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave.
الصفحة 357 - High birth, great strength activity and skill, fearless valour, and firm fidelity to their suzerain, were indispensably requisite for an admission into this order. They were bound by oath to assist each other at the hazard of their own lives ; to attempt singly the most perilous adventures ; to lead, when necessary, a life of monastic solitude ; to fly to arms at the first summons ; and never to retire from battle till they had defeated the enemy, unless when night interveneJ and separated the combatants.
الصفحة 890 - II. 3. Remarkable observations on the most memorable persons and places in Wales, and of many considerable transactions and passages that have happened therein for many hundred years, &c. by R, B." Enw yr awdur yn llawn oedd Robert Burton. 1696. 1.

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