Handbook for Lancashire

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J. Murray, 1880 - 200 Seiten

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Seite 98 - Proud prelate, I understand you are backward in complying with your agreement : but I would have you know, that I, who made you what you are, can unmake you ; and if you do not forthwith fulfil your engagement, by God I will immediately unfrock you. Yours, as you demean yourself, Elizabeth.
Seite xviii - The great and important invention of Crompton was his spindle-carriage, and the principle of the thread having no strain upon it until it was completed. The carriage with the spindles could, by the movement of the hand and knee, recede just as the rollers delivered out the elongated thread in a soft state, so that it would allow of a considerable stretch before the thread had to encounter the stress of winding on the spindle." This was "the corner-stone of the merits of his invention...
Seite 17 - GOD bless the king, I mean the faith's defender; God bless — no harm in blessing — the pretender; But who pretender is, or who is king, God bless us all — that's quite another thing.
Seite 17 - I follow thee. " My death, my death alone can show The pure, the lasting love I bore ; Accept, O Heaven ! of woes like ours, And let us, let us weep no more.
Seite 55 - Establishment possesses the advantage of a beautiful Garden, and is situated near the English and American Churches; the principal apartments facing the South, and the entire Hotel being warmed by caloriferes, the whole arrangements and moderate prices give universal satisfaction.
Seite 187 - O'er the parched waste beside an Arab's tent; Or the Indian tree whose branches, downward bent, Take root again, a boundless canopy. How sweet were leisure ! could it yield no more Than mid that wave-washed churchyard to recline, From pastoral graves extracting thoughts divine ; Or there to pace, and mark the summits hoar Of distant moonlit mountains faintly shine, Soothed by the unseen river's gentle roar.
Seite 4 - TOURS IN SCOTLAND. THE CALEDONIAN RAILWAY COMPANY have arranged a system of TOURS— over 100 in number — by Rail, Steamer, and Coach, comprehending almost every place of interest either for scenery or historical associations throughout Scotland, including — EDINBURGH, GLASGOW, ABERDEEN, DUNDEE. INVERNESS, GREENOCK, PAISLEY. DUMFRIES, PEEBLES, STIRLING, PERTH, CRIEFF...
Seite 36 - Hotel is situated on the Lower Lake, close to the •water's edge, -within ten minutes' drive of the Railway Station, and a short distance from the far-famed Gap of Dunloe.
Seite 25 - Private Carriages for Hire by the hour. English Newspapers. Omnibuses to convey Passengers to and from each Train. English spoken. The greatest attention is paid to English Visitors.
Seite 15 - Mabhouse, hung a bason, on which bason whosoever did strike, Sir Tarquine or some of his company would come forth and fight with him, and that Sir Launcelot du Lake, a knight of King Arthur's Round Table, did beate upon the bason, fought with Tarquine, killed him, and possessed himself of the castle and loosed the prisoners.

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