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THE CASTLES AND ABBEYS

OF ENGLAND,

FROM THE NATIONAL RECORDS, EARLY CHRONICLES, AND OTHER

STANDARD AUTHORS.

BY WILLIAM BEATTIE, M.D.,

ORAD. OF EDIN.; MEMB. OF THE ROYAL COLL. OF PHYS., LONDON ; OF THE HIST. INSTIT. OF FRANCE ; AUTHOR

OF “SWITZERLAND," " SCOTLAND,” “THE WALDENSES,” “RESIDENCE IN GERMANY," ETC., ETC.

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26, IVY LANE, PATERNOSTER ROW,

LONDON:
PRI. TED BY VIRTUE AND CO.,

CITY RUAD.

25.1.1907)

- Enraptured have I loved to roam, A lingering votary, tbe vaulted dume, Where the tall shafts, that mount in massy pride Their mingling branches shoot from side to side: Where elfin Sculptors, with fantastic clew, O'er the long roof their wild embroidery drew; Where Superstition, with capricious hand, In many a maze the wreathed window planud, With hues romantic tinged the gorgeous pane To fill with holy light the wondrous fane

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