The Picture of Liverpool, Or Stranger's Guide

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Page 28 - As human nature's broadest, foulest blot, Chains him, and tasks him, and exacts his sweat With stripes, that Mercy, with a bleeding heart Weeps, when she sees inflicted on a beast.
Page 140 - Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine ; But cloud, instead, and ever-during dark, Surrounds me...
Page 28 - Then what is man? And what man, seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush, And hang his head, to think himself a man? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, 30 And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earned.
Page 140 - Tunes her nocturnal note: thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn...
Page 92 - Had I been blessed with seeing and studying these emanations of genius at an earlier period of life, the sentiment of their preeminence would have animated all my exertions ; and more character, and expression, and life, would have pervaded all my humble attempts in historical painting'.
Page 5 - Walton a iiii miles of nat far froia the se is paroche chirch. The king hath a castelet there, and the erle of Darbe hath a stone howse there.
Page 90 - Ribble Water, in a direct line northerly, and so upon the south side of the said river to Hesketh Bank easterly...
Page 93 - Every thing here breathes life, with a veracity, with an exquisite knowledge of art, but without the least ostentation or parade of it, which is concealed by consummate and masterly skill.
Page 141 - ... have for the first time been eye-witnesses of the scene which it presents, without shedding tears of sympathy and delight. Nor has their interest in the establishment been diminished by a more intimate acquaintance with it. To behold a number of our fellow-creatures, whose previous situation was so truly deplorable, become at the same time happy and useful, produces a sensation of heartfelt satisfaction, which words are unable to express. " A circumstance, which at the same time that it is highly...
Page 48 - Stukeley, quite unconsciously. He said the trees were so frequent that branches and trunks were often struck by the plough. || Geological Map of England, 1819. it has been since ; but enough existed even then to give us a correct view of the whole subject. He says — " There is a subterranean forest, extending all the way " along the coast, from the Ribble at Penwortham near " Preston, to the Mersey at Liverpool. The inner line of " this forest takes in Longton Moss and Much Hoole, — " crosses...

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