Tourist's Guide to Cornwall and the Scilly Isles: Containing Succinct Information Concerning All Principal Places and Objects of Interest in the County

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E. Stanford, 1878 - 142 Seiten
 

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Seite 33 - He putteth forth his hand upon the rock; he overturneth the mountains by the roots. He cutteth out rivers among the rocks; and his eye seeth every precious thing. He bindeth the floods from overflowing; and the thing that is hid bringeth he forth to light.
Seite 33 - The flood breaketh out from the inhabitant; Even the waters forgotten of the foot; They are dried up, they are gone away from men. As for the earth, out of it cometh bread; And under it is turned up as it were fire.
Seite 10 - ... the same; that as long as the history of these times and of this nation shall continue, the memory of how much that County hath merited from us and our crown, may be derived with it to posterity.
Seite 32 - Surely there is a vein for the silver, And a place for gold where they fine it. Iron is taken out of the earth, And brass is molten out of the stone.
Seite 9 - so destitute of provisions that the best officers had but a biscuit a day," and with only a handful of powder for the whole force ; but starving and outnumbered as they were, they scaled the steep rise of Stratton Hill, sword in hand, and drove Stamford back on Exeter, with a loss of two thousand men, his ordnance and baggage train.
Seite 20 - Britain, for at the full tide, the intervening passage being overflowed, they appear islands, but when the sea retires a large space is left dry, and they are seen as peninsulas. From hence, then, the traders purchase the tin of the natives, and transport it into Gaul, and, finally, travelling through Gaul on foot, in about thirty days they bring their burdens on horses to the mouth of the river Rhone.
Seite 121 - And mark yon bird of sable wing, Talons and beak all red with blood ; The spirit of the- long-lost king Pass'd in that shape from Camlan's flood...
Seite 123 - Ther is in the isle a prety chapel, with a tumbe on the left syde. Ther ys also yn the isle a welle, and ny by the same ys a place hewen owt of the stony grownd to the length and brede of a man. Also ther remayneth yn the isle a grownd quadrant-walled as yt were a garden plot. And by this walle appere the ruines of a vault.
Seite 40 - ... part stonework, of largeness to contain thousands, the shapes of which remain in many places at this day, though the use of them long since gone.

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