A Hand-book for Travellers in Devon & Cornwall...

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John Murray, 1851 - 243 Seiten
 

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Seite 160 - Sleep'st by the fable of Bellerus old, Where the great Vision of the guarded Mount Looks toward Namancos and Bayona's hold ; Look homeward Angel now, and melt with ruth : And, 0 ye Dolphins, waft the hapless youth.
Seite 7 - I OFT have heard of Lydford law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after : At first I wondered at it much ; But since I find the reason such, As it deserves no laughter.
Seite 8 - Integrity was the mainspring and prudence the regulator of all the actions of his life. Humane generous and liberal his hand never stopped till he had relieved distress. So nicely regulated were all his motions that he never went wrong except when set agoing by people who did not know his key : even then he was easily set right again.
Seite 8 - Even then he was easily set right again. He had the art of disposing his time so well, that his hours glided away in one continual round of pleasure and delight, till an unlucky minute put a period to his existence. He departed this life Nov.
Seite 37 - Torbay, when the Dutch fleet cast anchor there, was known only as a haven where ships sometimes took refuge from the tempests of the Atlantic. Its quiet shores were undisturbed by the bustle either of commerce or of pleasure, and the huts of ploughmen and fishermen were thinly scattered over what is now the site of crowded marts and of luxurious pavilions.
Seite 8 - Here lies, in horizontal position, the outside case of GEORGE ROUTLEIGH, watchmaker ; Whose abilities in that line were an honour to his profession. Integrity was the Mainspring, and prudence the Regulator, of all the actions of his life.
Seite xxvi - If fall I must in the Field, raise high my Grave, Vinvela. Grey Stones, and heaped-up Earth, shall mark me to future Times. When the Hunter shall sit by the Mound, and produce his Food at Noon, "Some Warrior rests here," he will say; and my Fame shall live in his Praise.
Seite 76 - The west wind always brings wet weather, The east wind wet and cold together, The south wind surely brings us rain, The north wind blows it back again.
Seite 114 - C>dbane (3 ra.), consisting of some cottages and a miniature ch., " situated in as extraordinary a spot as man in his whimsicality ever fixed on for a place of worship, ' so shut in by woods and hills 1200 ft. high as to be excluded from the sun for 3 months in the year. From Ashley Combe he should also walk or ride...
Seite 108 - A palace of the PreAdamite kings, a city of the Anakim must have appeared so shapeless, and yet so like the ruins of what had been shaped after the waters of the flood subsided.

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