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An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Town and Castle of Warwick and ...
Vista de fragmentos - 1969
afterwards ancient apartments appears arms baths bear Beauchamp beautiful belonging Bridge building built called Castle celebrated Chapel Charles Church close common considerable contained course Court daughter death delightful died distance distinguished Earl of Warwick early EDWARD effect elegant erected excellent extensive extremity feet figures fine formed former four front given ground Guy's Cliff Hall hand handsome Henry Hill House inscription John King Lady lately Lord Mary's mentioned miles monument nature noble noticed object once opposite original painted passed person pleasing Portrait possession present principal Priory Queen received reign remains residence Richard rising road Robert royal says seat seen side situated spacious stands stone Street supported surrounding Thomas tower town trees usually village walls whole woods
Página 361 - The length of his life enriched the reigns of several princes, and disgraced the last of them. A variety of knowledge proclaims the universality, a multiplicity of works the abundance, St. Paul's the greatness, of Sir Christopher's genius. The noblest temple, the largest palace, the most sumptuous hospital, in such a kingdom as Britain, are all works of the same hand. He restored London, and recorded its fall.
Página 206 - ... all unnecessary episode, and trivial ornament, either of secondary groups or architectural subdivision. In his compositions the beholder was forcibly struck by the sentiment at the first glance, the gradations and varieties of which he traced through several characters, all conceived in an elevated spirit of dignity and beauty, with a lively expression of nature in all the parts. His heads were various: the male were decided and grand ; the female lovely : his figures resembled the antique ;...
Página 263 - Methinks I should know you, and know this man; Yet I am doubtful; for I am mainly' ignorant What place this is, and all the skill I have Remembers not these garments; nor I know not Where I did lodge last night. Do not laugh at me ; For, as I am a man, I think this lady To be my child Cordelia.
Página 43 - ... months ; Fulke, who died at the age of twentytwo months and six days ; and Francis, who succeeded him. He died July 28, 1727, aged 33. FRANCIS GREVILLE succeeded his father as Lord Brooke at the age of eight years, and, as soon as he came of age, was chosen Recorder of Warwick...
Página 218 - The atrocity of the father's nature was rebated in her by the mother's sweeter inclinations; for (to take, and that no more than the character out of his own mouth) HE NEVER SPARED MAN IN HIS ANGER, NOR WOMAN IN HIS LUST.