The beauties of England and Wales: or, Delineations, topographical, historical, and descriptive, of each county, Volume 24
John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale, John Evans, Frederic Shoberl, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, John Bigland, Thomas Rees
Verner & Hood, 1812 - Architecture
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adjacent ancient Anglesea appears appellation arch Bangor Bards Beaumaris beautiful bishop British Britons building Caernarvon Caernarvonshire Caerwys called Cambria cantref Cardiganshire castle celebrated Chester church coal considerable consisting copper Denbigh Denbighshire denominated distance district earl Edward England English erected estates feet Flint Flintshire formed fortress granted ground Gwynedd Henry hills Holyhead honour hundred inhabitants island John kind king land late latter Llanrwst Llewelyn Llyn lofty lord Menai Merioneth Merionethshire miles monarch Montgomeryshire monument mountains nearly North Wales numerous observes obtained occasion Ordovices Owen parish passing Pennant persons possession Powys present prince principal probably reign residence river river Dee road rock Roman royal Ruthin Saxons Segontium Severn side situated slate Snowdonia South Wales stone summit supposed tion tower town tumulus vale vicinity walls Welsh William wood Wrexham Wynne yards
Page 250 - tis, to cast one's eyes so low! The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful trade! Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head: The fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice; and yon...
Page 862 - SWEET AUBURN! loveliest village of the plain; Where health and plenty cheered the labouring swain, Where smiling spring its earliest visit paid, And parting summer's lingering blooms delayed : Dear lovely bowers of innocence and ease, Seats of my youth, when every sport could please, How often have I loitered o'er thy green, Where humble happiness endeared each scene...
Page 655 - And thus still doing, thus he pass'd along. Duch. Alas, poor Richard ! where rides he the while ? York. As, in a theatre, the eyes of men, After a well-graced actor leaves the stage, Are idly bent on him that enters next, Thinking his prattle to be tedious ; Even so, or with much more contempt, men's eyes Did scowl on Richard; no man cried, God save him...
Page 562 - Hampden, that he had a head to contrive, a tongue to persuade, and a hand to execute, any mischief.
Page 212 - Nor on all profusely pours ; Lord of every regal art, Liberal hand, and open heart. Big with hosts of mighty name, Squadrons three against him came ; This the force of Eirin hiding, Side by side as proudly riding, On her shadow long and gay Lochlin...
Page 116 - With fairest flowers, Whilst summer lasts, and I live here, Fidele, I'll sweeten thy sad grave : thou shalt not lack The flower that's like thy face, pale primrose ; nor The azured hare-bell, like thy veins ; no, nor The leaf of eglantine, whom not to slander, Out-sweeten'd not thy breath...
Page 571 - MP One of the original patrons of the ELLESMERE CANAL, Was Lord of this Manor, And in the Reign of our Sovereign GEORGE THE THIRD, When the equity of the Laws, and The security of Property, Promoted the general welfare of the Nation ; While the Arts and Sciences flourished By his Patronage, and The conduct of civil life was improved By his example.
Page 700 - ELIZABETH, by the grace of GOD, of England, Fraunce, and Ireland, Quene, defender of the fayth, &c.
Page 440 - And whereas heretofore there hath been great diversity in saying and singing in Churches within this realm ; some following Salisbury use, some Hereford use, and some the use of Bangor, some of York, some of Lincoln ; now from henceforth all the whole realm shall have but one use.