Picturesque Views on the River Thames,: From Its Source in Gloucestershire to the Nore; with Observations on the Public Buildings and Other Works of Art in Its Vicinity. In Two Volumes, Zväzok 1

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C. Clarke, ... published by T. Egerton, 1801
 

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Strana 72 - He sang; of love, or knighthood, or the wiles Of homely life; through each estate and age, The fashions and the follies of the world With cunning hand portraying.
Strana 202 - In the worst inn's worst room, with mat half-hung", The floors of plaster, and the walls of dung,, On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with straw, With tape-tied curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him, That life of pleasure, and that soul of whim...
Strana 164 - presently deposit your hundred pounds in gold, or else no going hence all the days of your life.
Strana 98 - Therefore let us sing and dance a galliard, To the remembrance of the MALLARD: And as the MALLARD dives in pool, Let us dabble, dive, and duck in bowl. Oh ! by the blood of King Edward, Oh ! by the blood of King Edward, It was a swapping, swapping MALLARD.
Strana 98 - The Merry Old Song of the All Soult' Mallard. " Griffin, bustard, turkey, capon, Let other hungry mortals gape on ; And on their bones their stomach fall hard, But let All Souls
Strana 198 - This is owing to you ; for you put it into my head by the question you put to me at Chalfont ; which before I had not thought of.
Strana 208 - To-day, my lord of Amiens and myself Did steal behind him, as he lay along Under an oak, whose antique root peeps out Upon the brook that brawls along this wood...
Strana 98 - Griffin, bustard, turkey, capon, Let other hungry mortals gape on ; And on their bones their stomach fall hard, But let All Souls' men have their Mallard. Oh ! bythe blood of King Edward, Oh ! by the blood of King Edward, It was a swapping, swapping Mallard. " The Romans once admired a gander More than they did their chief commander...
Strana 55 - ... the cart by the servants of the abbey, (and, since that, by the family of the lord,) it was then their own, and went, in part at least, to the reparation of their church.
Strana 119 - Some figures monstrous and mis-shap'd appear, Consider'd singly, or beheld too near, Which, but proportion'd to their light, or place, Due distance reconciles to form and grace. A prudent chief not always must display 175 His pow'rs, in equal ranks, and fair array, But with th' occasion and the place comply, Conceal his force, nay seem sometimes to fly.

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