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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,

LOXTON:

PRIATED BY VIRTUE AND CO.,

CITY ROAD

COOLEIRE 25.1.1807)

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 elew, O'er the long roof their wild embroidery drew; Where Superatition, with capricious hand, In many a maze the wreathed window plann'd, With hues romantic tinged the gorgeous pane To fill with holy light the wondrous fane

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