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afterwards alphabet Ambrosius Amlwch Anglesea antient appears Asaph ascend Bala Bangor Ferry Bards Baron Hill beautiful Bedd-Gelart Britain British Britons Cadair Caer Caernarvon Caernarvonshire Caftle called Capel Curig castle cataract chapel church Conway crags Crib Goch Cwm Dyli Denbigh derived Dinas Emrys Dolgelly Dolwyddelan Eagle Tower Edward English Gelart Gelart's dying yell Giraldus Greek Gwydir Gwynant Gwyndy Harlech Hebrew Hiftory holes hollow Holyhead Island John King lake Llan Llanbeblig Llanberis Llanllyfni Llanrhaiadr Llanydloes Llewelyn Lliwedd Llyn Llyn Dinas Lord Menai Merionethshire Merlin miles diftant mountain Mynydd Nant North Wales parish Pennant Pont pool precipices Prince probably Quellyn reign remains Rhaiadr river road rocks Roman round ruins Ruthin Saxons seat Segontium side Snow Snowdon sound stone summit supposed tourift town vale Vortigern walls Welfh WELSH LANGUAGE whence whole words Wrexham Wyddfa Wynne
Page 34 - Very often a gust of wind formed an opening in the clouds, which gave a fine and distinct vista of lake and valley. Sometimes they opened only in one place ; at others, in many at once, exhibiting a most strange and perplexing sight of water, fields, rocks, or chasms, in fifty different places.
Page 40 - ... it ; then turning up the cradle found under it the child alive and the wolf dead. This so grieved the prince that he erected a tomb over his faithful dog's grave, where afterwards the parish church was built, and goes by the name Bedd Gelhart (the grave of Killhart), in Caernarvonshire.
Page 35 - THE quantity of water which flows from the lakes of Snowdonia, is very considerable; so much that I doubt not but collectively they would exceed the waters of the Thames, before it meets the flux of the ocean.
Page 43 - O'erturned his infant's bed he found, With blood-stained covert rent ; And all around, the walls and ground With recent blood besprent. He called his child — no voice replied — He searched, with terror wild ; Blood, blood he found on every side, But nowhere found his child. " Hell-hound ! my child's by thee devoured," The frantic father cried ; And to the hilt his vengeful sword He plunged in Gelert's side.
Page 20 - Colwyn, a vale which leads to Caernarvon. Its situation was the fittest in the world, says Mr. Pennant, to inspire religious meditation, amid lofty mountains, woods, and murmuring streams. The church is small, yet the loftiest in Snowdonia. The east window consists of three narrow slips. The roof is neat, and there yet remains some very pretty fret work. A side chapel is supported by two neat pillars and gothic arches.
Page 61 - ... there are thousands, and tens of thousands in the wilds of Wales, who have learned the language of their parents, and of their country, as naturally and as innocently as they sucked their mother's breasts, or breathed the common air ; these have neither opportunity, nor inclination to learn any other tongue.
Page 61 - Eng" lish only ; but there are thousands " and tens of thousands in the " wilds of Wales, who have learned " the language of their parents, and
Page 42 - In sooth, he was a peerless hound, the gift of royal John ; but now no Gelert could be found, and all the chase rode on. And now, as over rocks and dells the gallant chidings rise, all Snowdon's craggy chaos yells with many mingled cries.