Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Band 3

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Seite 24 - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.
Seite 112 - Meeting were read and confirmed. The following Gentlemen were elected Members of the Society : — Rowland Eyles Egerton Warburton, Esq., of Arley Hall, Cheshire.
Seite 51 - The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. The following gentlemen were elected members of the Society : — Samuel Learoyd, Sherwood House, Iluddersfield.
Seite 103 - From the Society, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of London, Vol. ii., Nos.
Seite 97 - A multitude, like which the populous north Pour'd never from her frozen loins, to pass Rhene or the Danaw, when her barbarous sons Came like a deluge on the south, and spread Beneath Gibraltar to the Libyan sands.
Seite 58 - From the Society, Original Papers published under the direction of the Committee of the Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, for 1850, being parts 1 and 2 of vol.
Seite 19 - ... repair. On the left side of the hall are the remains of a very curious window-frame of oak, wrought in Gothic tracery, but square at the top. Near the top of the hall, on the right, are the remains of a doorway, opening into what was once a staircase, and leading to a large chamber above the kitchen, the approach to which was by a door of massy oak, pointed at the top.
Seite 33 - THE PRIMEVAL ANTIQUITIES of ENGLAND and DENMARK COMPARED. By JJA WORSAAE. Translated and applied to the illustration of similar remains in England, by WJ THOMS, FSA, &c. With numerous Illustrations. 8vo., cloth, 5s.
Seite 7 - ... near to the fences, until it reaches Pendleton Brook, where, on the brink, we observe a remarkable specimen. Yet modern improvements cannot let be this relic of the Romans. The agger has been levelled near to the brook, and a section made of it worthy of inspection. The gravel has been spread upon the surface of the ground, and a thin charred line marks out the sward covered over by the road-makers. Upon this stratum of gravel a course of flags has been laid, nicely fitting one with another,...
Seite 19 - The broadest piece of timber is 2 feet 7 inches by 1 0 inches. A wall plate on the outside of one beam, from end to end, measures 2 feet by 10 inches. The walls are finished at the square with a moulded cornice of oak.

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