A Historical Description of Westminster Abbey

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Vergers in the Abbey, 1844 - 124 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 77 - The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away, and blessed be the name of the Lord.
الصفحة 90 - Wide o'er this breathing world, a Garrick came. Though sunk in death the forms the Poet drew, The Actor's genius bade them breathe anew; Though, like the bard himself, in night they lay, Immortal Garrick call'd them back to day: And till ETERNITY with power sublime, Shall mark the mortal hour of hoary TIME, SHAKSPEARE and GARRICK like twin stars shall shine, And earth irradiate with a beam divine. It would be an insult to my readers' understandings to attempt any thing like a criticism on this farrago...
الصفحة 19 - THOSE WHO BEST DESERVE THEIR GRATITUDE THE KING HIS MINISTERS, AND MANY OF THE NOBLES AND COMMONERS OF THE REALM RAISED THIS MONUMENT TO JAMES WATT WHO DIRECTING THE FORCE OF AN ORIGINAL GENIUS EARLY EXERCISED IN PHILOSOPHIC RESEARCH TO THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE...
الصفحة 38 - Malcom, Land, rediv. INSCRIPTION ON A MONUMENT ALLUDED TO IN THE SKETCH Here lyes the Loyal Duke of Newcastle, and his Duchess his second wife, by whom he had no issue. Her name was Margaret Lucas, youngest sister to the Lord Lucas of Colchester, a noble family ; for all the brothers were valiant, and all the sisters virtuous.
الصفحة 90 - To paint fair Nature, by divine command, • Her magic pencil in his glowing hand, A Shakspeare rose: then, to expand his fame Wide o'er this breathing world, a Garrick came. Though sunk in death the forms the Poet drew, The Actor's genius bade them breathe anew; Though, like the bard himself, in night they lay, Immortal Garrick call'd them...
الصفحة 117 - For thee the hardy veteran drops a tear, And the gay courtier feels the sigh sincere. Withers, adieu! yet not with thee remove Thy martial spirit or thy social love! Amidst corruption, luxury, and rage, Still leave some ancient virtues to our age ; Nor let us say, those English glories gone, The last true Briton lies beneath this stone.
الصفحة 80 - Andre, who, raised by his merit, at an early period of life, to the rank of Adjutant-General of the British forces in America, and, employed in an important but hazardous enterprise, fell a sacrifice to his zeal for his King and Country, on the 2d...
الصفحة 54 - Here lies HENRY PURCELL, Esq., who left this life, and is gone to that blessed place where only his harmony can be exceeded.
الصفحة 80 - LIFE, TO THE RANK OF ADJUTANT-GENERAL OF THE BRITISH FORCES IN AMERICA, AND EMPLOYED IN AN IMPORTANT BUT HAZARDOUS ENTERPRISE, FELL A SACRIFICE TO HIS ZEAL FOR HIS KING AND COUNTRY, ON THE...

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