The stranger's guide through the university and city of Oxford. To which is added, a description of Blenheim

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Pàgina 83 - Hugh Latimer, Prelates of the Church of England, who near this spot yielded their bodies to be burned, bearing witness to the sacred truths which they had affirmed and maintained against the errors of the Church of Rome, and rejoicing that to them it was given not only to believe in Christ, but also to suffer for His sake ; this monument was erected by public subscription in the year of our Lord God, MDCCCXL1.
Pàgina 43 - To this great ship, which round the world has run, And match'd in race the chariot of the sun ; • This Pythagorean ship (for it may claim, Without presumption, so deserved a name) ; By knowledge once, and transformation now, In her new shape, this sacred port allow. Drake and his ship could not have wished from Fate A happier station, or more blest estate. For lo ! a seat of endless rest is given To her in Oxford, and to him in heaven.
Pàgina 88 - I have mentioned, than that famous picture of king Charles the First, which has the whole book of psalms written in the lines of the face, and the hair of the head. When I was last at Oxford I perused one of the whiskers, and was reading the other...
Pàgina 43 - And matcht in race the chariot of the sun ; This Pythagorean ship (for it may claim Without presumption, so deserved a name), By knowledge once, and transformation now, In her new shape, this sacred port allow. Drake and his ship could not have wish'd from fate An happier station, or more blest estate ; For lo ! a seat of endless rest is given To her in Oxford, and to him in Heaven.
Pàgina 65 - Theology ; to induce a mental habit of associating the view of natural phenomena with the conviction that they are the media of Divine manifestation ; and, by such association, to give proper dignity to every branch of natural science.
Pàgina 4 - Beginning from the south-west corner, the first two figures we meet with are the Lion and the Pelican, The former of these is the emblem of Courage and Vigilance, the latter of Parental Tenderness and Affection.
Pàgina xiii - CALENDAR. The second is a habit of scarlet cloth, and a hood of the same colour, lined with black, and a black silk scarf: the Master of Arts' gown is worn under this dress, the sleeves appearing through the arm-holes of the habit. This is the dress of business ; it is used in Convocation, Congregation, at Morning Sermons at St. Mary's during Term, with the exception of the Morning Sermon on Quinquagesima Sunday, and the Morning Sermons in Lent.
Pàgina 28 - Forsyth) the immemorial antiquity of these ruins, their astonishing preservation, their grandeur, their bold columnar elevation, at once massive and open, their severe simplicity of design; that simplicity in •which art generally begins, and to which, after a thousand revolutions of ornaments, it again returns ; taking all, I say, into one view, I do not hesitate to call these the most impressive monuments that I ever beheld on earth...
Pàgina 4 - Beginning from the south-west corner th« two first figures we meet with are the Lion and the Pelican. The former of these is the emblem of Courage and Vigilance, the latter of parental Tenderness and Affection. Both of them together express to us the complete character of a good governor of a college. Accordingly they are placed under the window of those lodgings which originally belonged to the president, as the instructions they convey ought particularly to regulate his conduct.
Pàgina 4 - We come now to the north side of the quadrangle, and here the first three figures represent the history of David, his conquest over the Lien and Goliath ; from whence we are taught not to be discouraged at any difficulties that may stand in our way, as the vigour of youth will easily enable us to surmount them. The next figure to these is the Hippopotamus, or River-horse, carrying his young one upon his shoulders. This is the emblem of a good tutor or fellow of a college, who is set to watch...

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