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The Gem of the Peak; Or, Matlock Bath and Its Vicinity
Sin vista previa disponible - 2019
amongst ancient appearance Bath beautiful beds bold broken building Buxton called Cavern character Chatsworth Church cliff close colour considerable contains cotton covered Dale dark Derbyshire distance Duke effect elevated entering exhibit existence extending extremely feet fine flower foot front garden give Grace green ground Haddon Hall hand height hence hill interest kind lead light limestone lofty lovely magnificent marble masses Matlock Matlock Bath measures miles Mill mind Moor mountain narrow nature nearly noble notice object observed obtained occurs once original parties passing Peak present reaching remarkable rich river road rocks rude scenery seen side situated sometimes spar splendid spring stands steep steps stone stranger stream things tower trees turn village visitors walk walls whole Wirksworth wood
Página 28 - How charming is divine Philosophy! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectared sweets, Where no crude surfeit reigns.
Página 199 - Place in the Peke, and there decide their pretensions by the use of arms; declaring at the same time, that whoever vanquished his competitors, should receive his daughter, with his castle at Whittington, as a reward for his skill and valour.
Página 81 - ... .Then said he unto me, prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, Son of man, and say to the wind, thus saith the Lord God; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.
Página 95 - Kennet) with workmen to pull down " the south side of that good old seat, and to rebuild it on a plan he gave to them, for a front to his gardens, so fair and august, that it looked like a model only of what might be done in after ages. When he had finished this part he meant to go no further ; till seeing public affairs in a happier settlement, for a testimony of ease and joy, he undertook the east side of the quadrangle...
Página 18 - First, with nice eye, emerging Naiads cull From leathery pods the vegetable wool ; With wiry teeth revolving cards release The tangled knots, and smooth the ravell'd fleece : Next moves the iron hand with fingers fine, Combs the wide card, and forms th
Página 9 - Have the gates of death been opened unto thee ? Or hast thou seen the doors of the shadow of death?