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Pagina 232 - The gorse is yellow on the heath, The banks with speedwell flowers are gay, The oaks are budding; and beneath, The hawthorn soon will bear the wreath, The silver wreath of May.
Pagina 274 - OSSIAN. The Poems of Ossian in the Original Gaelic. With a Literal Translation into English, and a Dissertation on the Authenticity of the Poems.
Pagina 352 - The scene of the Picture is laid in that part of the road to Canterbury which commands a view of the Dulwich hills — the time, a beautiful and serene April morning. The interest of the Procession is considerably heightened by the cheerfulness of the accompanying landscape. The Pilgrims are grouped with a decorum suited to their respective characters, and in the order in which we may suppose Chaucer himself to have seen them, headed by the Miller, playing upon his pipe, under the guidance of Harry...
Pagina 56 - The evidence that there is a Being, all-powerful, wise, and good, by whom every thing exists ; and particularly, to obviate difficulties regarding the wisdom and goodness of the Deity ; and this, in the first place, from considerations independent of written revelation, and, in the second place, from the Revelation of the Lord Jesus ; and from the whole, to point out the inferences most necessary for and useful to mankind.
Pagina 381 - I was soon convinced that my means were unequal to a regular siege; the only prospect of success that presented itself was, to erect a battery as near as possible to a wall by the south gate, that joins the works to the sea, and endeavour to breach it.
Pagina 232 - twere mark'd in written page, Translate the wild bird's song. I wish I did his power possess, •";?• That I might learn, fleet bird, from thee, What our vain systems only guess, And know from what wide wilderness You came across the sea.
Pagina 118 - Take care of my dear Lady Hamilton, Hardy; take care of poor Lady Hamilton. Kiss me, Hardy,
Pagina 143 - French languages: the earliest known instance of the English tongue having been used in deeds, is that of the indenture between the abbot and convent of Whitby, and Robert, the son of John Bustard, dated at York, in the year 1343. The English tongue was ordered to be used in all law pleadings in 1364. Ordered to be used in all law-suits in May, 1731.
Pagina 133 - A sporting tour through various parts of France, in the year 1802 : including a concise description of the sporting establishments, mode of hunting, and other field amusements, as practised in that country,...
Pagina 118 - Hardy within the first hour-and-aquarter of this period. A partial cannonade, however, was still maintained, in consequence of the enemy's running ships passing the British at different points ; and the last distant guns which were fired at their van ships that were making off, were heard a minute or two before his lordship expired.

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