Gloucestershire Biographical Notes

"Journal" Office, 1887 - 360 pagina's

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Pagina 36 - I sometimes hold it half a sin To put in words the grief I feel; For words, like Nature, half reveal And half conceal the Soul within. But, for the unquiet heart and brain, A use in measured language lies; The sad mechanic exercise, Like dull narcotics, numbing pain.
Pagina 171 - You haste away so soon : As yet the early-rising Sun Has not attained his noon. Stay, stay, Until the hasting day Has run But to the even-song ; And, having prayed together, we Will go with you along. We have short time to stay, as you, We have as short a Spring ; As quick a growth to meet decay As you, or any thing.
Pagina 44 - Trevor, and who was made a Knight of the Bath at the coronation of Charles II.
Pagina xvi - To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life...
Pagina 263 - As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
Pagina 109 - Bradley's discoveries of the aberration of light and the nutation of the earth's axis, the photographic measurement of the heavens, Schwabe's work on the sunspot period, and Mr.
Pagina 138 - A way to do it by night as well as by day, though as dark as pitch is black.
Pagina 205 - I would that wars should cease, I would the globe from end to end Might sow and reap in peace, And some new Spirit o'erbear...
Pagina 31 - Josiah, King Charles, most unjustly and cruelly put to death by his own People, before his Eoyal Palace, Whitehall.
Pagina 124 - I never saw him till one evening, about a week ago, at the Bishop of St. [Asaph's] : at first he looked surlily at me; but after we had been jostled into conversation, he took me to a window, asked me some questions, and before we parted was so well pleased with me, that he patted me.

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