Black's Warwickshire Guide

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Adam and Charles Black, 1866 - 220 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 160 - The current, that with gentle murmur glides, Thou know'st, being stopp'd, impatiently doth rage; But, when his fair course is not hindered, He makes sweet music with the enamell'd stones, Giving a gentle kiss to every sedge He overtaketh in his pilgrimage, And so by many winding nooks he strays, With willing sport, to- the wild ocean.
Pàgina 165 - A parliament member, a justice of peace, At home a poor scarecrow, at London an asse, If lowsie is Lucy, as some volke miscalle it, Then -Lucy is lowsie, whatever befall it. He thinks himself great; Yet an asse in his state, "We allow by his ears but with asses to mate, If Lucy is lowsie, as some volke miscalle it, Then sing lowsie Lucy whatever befall it.
Pàgina 52 - The little wide-mouth'd heads upon the spout Had cunning eyes to see: the barking cur Made her cheek flame: her palfrey's footfall shot Light horrors thro' her pulses: the blind walls Were full of chinks and holes; and overhead Fantastic gables, crowding, stared; but she Not less thro...
Pàgina 151 - HEERE LYETH INTERRED THE BODY OF ANNE, WIFE OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, WHO DEPTED THIS LIFE THE 6 DAY OF AVGV : 1623 BEING OF THE AGE OF 67 YEARES. Vbera tu mater, tu lac, vitamq. dedisti : Vae mihi, pro tanto munere saxa dabo. Quam mallem Amoueat lapidem bonus Angels, ore Exeat christi corpus imago tua : Sed nil votA valent ; venias cito, Christe, resurget ClausA licet tumulo mater, et AstrA petet.
Pàgina 34 - ROWLANDS' KALYDOR A most refreshing preparation for the complexion, dispelling the cloud of languor and relaxation, allaying all heat and irritability, and immediately affording the pleasing sensation attending restored elasticity and healthful state of the Skin. Freckles, Tan Spots, Pimples, Flushes, and Discoloration fly before its application, and give place to a healthy and clear Complexion.
Pàgina 161 - There is a willow grows ascaunt the brook, That shows his hoar leaves in the glassy stream ; Therewith fantastic garlands did she make Of crow-flowers, nettles, daisies, and long purples, That liberal shepherds give a grosser name, But our cold maids do dead men's fingers call them...
Pàgina 185 - King-maker, had distinguished himself by his gallantry in the field, by the hospitality of his table, by the magnificence, and still more by the generosity of his expense, and by the spirited and bold manner which attended him in all his actions. The undesigning frankness and openness of his character rendered his conquest over men's affections the more certain and infallible : his presents were regarded as sure testimonies of esteem and friendship, and his professions as the overflowings of his...
Pàgina 154 - How would it have cheered the spirit of the youthful bard when, wandering forth in disgrace upon a doubtful world, he cast back a heavy look upon his paternal home, could he...
Pàgina 158 - Shakspeare, that, take him for all in all, we shall not look upon his like again.
Pàgina 152 - There are other monuments around, but the mind refuses to dwell on anything that is not connected with Shakespeare. His idea pervades the place — the whole pile seems but as his mausoleum. The feelings, no longer checked and thwarted by doubt, here indulge in perfect confidence; other traces of him may be false or dubious, but here is palpable evidence and absolute certainty.

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