Black's Picturesque Guide to Yorkshire

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Adam and Charles Black, 1858 - 276 páginas

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Página 132 - In that pleasant district of merry England which is watered by the river Don, there extended in ancient times a large forest, covering the greater part of the beautiful hills and valleys which lie between Sheffield and the pleasant town of Doncaster.
Página 207 - My gentle lad, what is't you read- Romance or fairy fable? Or is it some historic page, Of kings and crowns unstable?" The young boy gave an upward glance, — 'It is "The Death of Abel.
Página 207 - One that had never done me wrong, A feeble man and old: I led him to a lonely field; The moon shone clear and cold: Now here...
Página 251 - Ah ! sweetly they slumber, nor hope, love, nor fear, — Peace, peace is the watchword, the only one here ! Unto Death, to whom monarchs must bow ? Ah, no ! for his empire is known, And here there are trophies enow ! Beneath — the cold dead, and around — the dark stone, Are the signs of a scepter that none may disown.
Página 36 - So went to bed : where eagerly his sickness Pursued him still ; and, three nights after this, About the hour of eight, (which he himself Foretold should be his last,) full of repentance, Continual meditations, tears, and sorrows, He gave his honours to the world again, His blessed part to heaven, and slept in peace.
Página 132 - The sun was setting upon one of the rich grassy glades of that forest, which we have mentioned in the beginning of the chapter.
Página 207 - Then down I cast me on my face, And first began to weep, For I knew my secret then was one That earth refused to keep : Or land or sea, though he should be Ten thousand fathoms deep.
Página 191 - He sprang in glee, — for what cared he That the river was strong, and the rocks were steep ?-— But the greyhound in the leash hung back, And checked him in his leap. The Boy is in the arms of Wharf, And strangled by a merciless force ; For never more was young Romilly seen Till he rose a lifeless corse.
Página 250 - METHINKS it is good to be here : If thou wilt, let us build — but for whom ? Nor Elias nor Moses appear ; But the shadows of eve that encompass with gloom The abode of the dead and the place of the tomb.

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