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North Witham, to bring some medicine to strengthen him, did not expect to find him alive on their return. Providence, however, had otherwise decreed; and that frail tenement, wbich seemed scarcely able to imprison its immortal mind, was destined to enjoy a vigorous maturity, and to survive even the average time of human existence. The estate of Woolsthorpe, in the manor-house of which this remarkable birth took place, had been more than a hundred years in the possession of the family, who came originally from Newton in Lancashire, but who had, previous to the purchase of Woolsthorpe, settled at Westby, in the county of Lincoln. The manor house of which the following is a sketch, is situated in a beautiful little valley, remarkable for its copious wells of pure spring water, on the west side of the river Witham, which has its origin in the neighbourhood, and commands an agreeable prospect to the east towards Colsterworth.”
SUN'S RISING AND SETTING, RIGHT ASCENSION,
DECLINATION, AND EQUATION OF TIME.