The World in Miniature: England, Scotland, and Ireland

William Henry Pyne
R. Ackermann, 1827

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PÓgina 109 - IX. 0 how canst thou renounce the boundless store Of charms which Nature to her votary yields! The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves, and garniture of fields; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, And all that echoes to the song of even, All that the mountain's sheltering bosom shields, And all the dread magnificence of heaven, O how canst thou renounce, and hope to be forgiven ! X.
PÓgina 75 - ... wherein one may be transported to any place, sheltered from foul weather, and foul ways...
PÓgina 74 - England, post horses are always in readiness (taking no horse without consent of his owner) which in other kings' reigns was not duly observed, and only 3d. is demanded for every English mile, and for every stage to the post-boy 4d. for conducting. " Besides this excellent convenience of conveying letters, and men on horseback, there is of late such an admirable commodiousness, both for men and women of better rank, to travel from London, to...
PÓgina 75 - ... one may be transported to any place, sheltered from foul weather, and foul ways, free from endamaging one's health or body, by hard jogging or over violent motion, and this not only at a low price, as about a shilling for every five miles...
PÓgina 52 - Christ's hospital, by the constitution of the house, must be thus qualified ; he must be a sober, discreet, and diligent person, of good life, a good scholar, . very well understanding the Latin and Greek languages, a very good mathematician, well knowing and ready in the theory and practice of all its parts ; to the end boys may be furthered in the Latin tongue, and the master able te answer strangers, if need be ; and that they and others may fjnd his abilities to satisfaction.
PÓgina 110 - Bedell lived with his clergy," fays his Biographer, " as if they had been his brethren. " When he went his visitations, he would not ?' accept of the invitations that were made to '* him by the great men of the country, but " would needs eat with his brethren, in fuch " poor inns, and of fuch coarfe fare, as the " places afforded. He went about always on " foot when he was at Dublin, (one fervant only " attending him,) except upon public occafions, " that obliged him to ride in proceffion with his...
PÓgina 124 - Crown of a King of Arms, which formerly resembled a Ducal Coronet ; but since the Restoration it has been adorned with leaves, resembling those of the oak, and circumscribed, according to ancient customs, with the words " Miserere mei Deus secundum magnam miserecordiam tuam.
PÓgina 125 - V. in the year 1417, for the service of the most noble order of the GARTER ; and, for the dignity of that order, he was made sovereign, •within the office of arms, over all the other officers, subject to the crown of England , by the name of Garter, king of arms of England. By the confutation of his office he must be a native of England, and a gentleman bearing arms.
PÓgina 63 - ... the same being agreeable, and not repugnant, to the laws of Almighty God, and the laws of this realm, as far forth as to you belongeth and appertaineth: so help you God, and his holy word.
PÓgina 64 - Wear this ribbon about thy neck, adorned with the image of the blessed martyr and soldier of Christ, St. George, by whose imitation provoked, thou mayest so overpass both prosperous and adverse adventures, that having stoutly vanquished thy enemies, both of body and soul, thou mayest not only receive the praise of this transient combat, but be crowned with the palm of eternal victory.