A Descriptive History of the Town of Evesham, from the Foundation of Its Saxon Monastery, with Notices Respecting the Ancient Deanery of Its Vale
G. May, 1845 - 497 páginas
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Página 200 - Nor you, ye proud, impute to these the fault If Memory o'er their tomb no trophies raise, Where, through the long-drawn aisle and fretted vault The pealing anthem swells the note of praise. Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? Can Honor's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death?
Página 146 - Most ambitiously. Princes' images on their tombs do not lie, as they were wont, seeming to pray up to heaven ; but with their hands under their cheeks, as if they died of the toothache : they are not carved with their eyes fixed upon the stars; but as their minds were wholly bent upon the world, the selfsame way they seem to turn their faces.
Página 184 - Hath op'd his ponderous and marble jaws To cast thee up again ! What may this mean, That thou, dead corse, again in complete steel Revisit'st thus the glimpses of the moon, Making night hideous, and we fools of nature So horridly to shake our disposition With thoughts beyond the reaches of our souls?
Página 2 - twere the cape of a long ridge of such, Save that there was no sea to lave its base, But a most living landscape, and the wave Of woods and cornfields, and the abodes of men Scatter'd at intervals, and wreathing smoke Arising from such rustic roofs...
Página 259 - ... receive the sacrament of the Lord's supper, according to the usage of the Church of England...
Página 465 - And further, we will and by these presents for us, our heirs and successors, grant to the aforesaid mayor...
Página 263 - Let no man take exception that there are some officers in the army not qualified, according to the late tests, for their employments. The gentlemen, I must tell you, are most of them well known to me, and having formerly served with me on several occasions, and always approved the loyalty of their principles by their practice, I think them now fit to be employed under me.
Página 96 - After these things Paul departed from Athens, and came to Corinth; 2. And found a certain Jew named Aquila, born in Pontus, lately come from Italy, with his wife Priscilla; (because that Claudius had commanded all Jews to depart from Rome:) and came unto them. 3. And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: for by their occupation they were tentmakers.
Página 434 - Bid her be all that cheers or softens life, The tender sister, daughter, friend, and wife ! Bid her be all that makes mankind adore ; Then view this marble, and be vain no more ! Yet still her charms in breathing paint engage : Her modest cheek shall warm a future age.