The Salisbury Guide: Comprising the History and Antiquities of Old Sarum, and the Origin and Present State of New Sarum, Or Salisbury

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J. Easton, 1825 - 94 pages
 

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Page 38 - But Peter and they that were with Him were heavy with sleep: and when they were awake, they saw His glory, and the two men that stood with Him.
Page 77 - Nymph of the grot, these sacred springs I keep : And to the murmur of these waters sleep : Ah spare my slumbers, gently tread the cave, And drink in silence, or in silence lave.
Page 60 - As many days as in one year there be, So many windows in one church we see ; As many marble pillars there appear, As there are hours throughout the fleeting year ; As many gates as moons one year do view : Strange tale to tell, yet not more strange than true.
Page 48 - Pillar and Pillar) are well suited to the Height of the Arches, the Mouldings are decently mixed with large Planes without an Affectation of filling every Corner with Ornaments, which, unless they are admirably good, glut the eye as much as in Musick, too much Division the Ears.
Page 55 - Here are also interred, John, Duke of Somerset, who died June, 1675, and the Lady Elizabeth Seymour, wife of Charles, Duke of Somerset, who died in December, 1722.
Page 19 - That the influence of the Crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished:
Page 9 - Sarum is a place exposed to the wind, barren, dry, and solitary ; a tower is there, as in Siloam, by which the inhabitants have for a long time been enslaved.
Page 28 - How charming is divine Philosophy! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets, Where no crude surfeit reigns.
Page 48 - Almost all the Cathedrals of the Gothick Form are weak and defective in the Poise of the Vault of the Ailes; as for the vault of the Navis, both sides are equally supported, and propped up from the spreading by the Bows or flying Buttresses, which rise from the outward Walls of the...
Page 68 - Philip (afterward lord Herbert) ; William, James, and John. On the left, their daughter Anna Sophia, and her husband, Robert, earl of Caernarvon ; before them, Lady Mary, daughter of George, duke of Buckingham...

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