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A Hand-Book for Travellers in Devon & Cornwall [By T.C. Paris]
Thomas Clifton Paris,John Murray (Publishers ).
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Seite 160 - Looks toward Namancos and Bayona's hold, — Look homeward, Angel, now, and melt with ruth ; And, O ye dolphins, waft the hapless youth.
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 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 - 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 160 - Sleep'st by the fable of Bellerus old, Where the great Vision of the guarded Mount Looks towards Namancos and Bayona's hold; Look homeward, Angel, now, and melt with ruth: And, O ye dolphins, waft the hapless youth.
Seite 120 - near this town, a fruit called a massard, like a cherry, but different in taste, which makes the best pies with their sort of cream I ever eat.
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 main-spring, and prudence the regulator of all the actions of his life.
Seite xxviii - Which, pois'd by magic, rests its central weight On yonder pointed rock ; firm as it seems, Such is its strange and virtuous property, It moves obsequious to the gentlest touch...
Seite 37 - ... more than two hundred sail. The tonnage exceeds many times the tonnage of the port of Liverpool under the kings of the House of Stuart. But 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 scat* Burnet, i. 788. ; Extracts from the Legge Papers in the Mackintosh Collection....