Somersetshire, ed. by E.R. Kelly (a repr. of the description of the places as given in the Post office directory). (County topogr.).

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Edward Robert Kelly
Kelly, 1875 - Somerset (England) - 556 pages

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Page 491 - Antwerpe, about 1583, with unconquered courage wonne two eusignes from the enemy, where receiving his last wound, he gave three legacies : his soule to his Lord Jesus, his body to be lodged in Flemish earth, his heart to be sent to his dear wife in England. Here lies his wounded lieart, for whome One kingdom was too small a roome : Two kingdoms therefore have thought good to part So stout a body and so brave a heart.
Page 155 - Here indeed, Nature, working with a gigantic hand, has displayed a scene of no common grandeur. In one of those moments, when she convulsed the world with the throes of an earthquake, she burst asunder the rocky ribs of Mendip, and tore a chasm across its diameter, of more than a mile in length. The vast opening yawns from the summit down to the roots of the mountain, laying open to the sun, a sublime and tremendous scene; exhibiting a combination of precipices, rocks, and caverns, of terrifying...
Page 333 - My lord, my name is Asberry. I am a clergyman of the Church of England, and a loyal subject to the King ; I have lived three years in a poor cottage under your warren wall, within a few paces of your lordship's house. My son lives with me, and we read and dig by turns. I have a little money, and some few books; and I submit cheerfully to the will of Providence.
Page 300 - The register dates from the year 1538. The living is a rectory, net yearly value 103, including 68 acres of glebe and residence, in the gift of Mrs.
Page 435 - ... about two miles to the east of Kingston, were formed into an ecclesiastical parish in 1867. At New Maiden is a junction of the Kingston branch line with the South-Western Railway: Close by the railway station stands Christ Church, which was built in 1866 on a site given by the Duke of Cambridge ; it is in the Early English style, and consists of chancel, nave, and north aisle. The principal nurseries of Messrs. Veitch and Sons, the well-known horticulturists, are also in this neighbourhood. From...
Page 107 - The flow of the tide is preceded by a head-water commonly termed the ' bore,' which often produces much inconvenience among the shipping.
Page 70 - King, bishop of the diocese, who, it is asserted, was prompted to the good work by a vision he beheld in his...
Page 348 - Robert Quirck, sonne of James Quirck, built this house, Anno 1630, and doth give it to the use of the poore of this parish for ever.
Page 107 - ... of Ashtabula, lies on both sides but chiefly on the west side of the Ashtabula river, about two miles from its mouth, at the crossing of the great east and west mail rout.
Page 110 - The living is a vicarage, yearly value 300, with residence, in the gift of the Crown and the Bishop of Bath and Wells alternately, and held by the Rev.

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