An historical description of Westminster-abbey, its monuments and curiosities

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الصفحة 103 - The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away, and blessed be the name of the Lord.
الصفحة 77 - Life is a jest, and all things show it, I thought so once, but now I know it, with what more you may think proper.
الصفحة 76 - The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherits, shall dissolve ; And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind ! we are such stuff As dreams are made on, and our little life Is rounded with a sleep.
الصفحة 87 - 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 back to day: And till Eternity with power...
الصفحة 37 - ENLARGED THE RESOURCES OF HIS COUNTRY, INCREASED THE POWER OF MAN, AND ROSE TO AN EMINENT PLACE AMONG THE MOST ILLUSTRIOUS FOLLOWERS OF SCIENCE AND THE REAL BENEFACTORS OF THE WORLD.
الصفحة 3 - When I see kings lying by those who deposed them, when I consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests and disputes, I reflect with sorrow and astonishment on the little competitions, factions, and debates of mankind. When I read the several dates of the tombs, of some that died yesterday, and some six hundred years ago, I consider that great day when we shall all of us be contemporaries, and make our appearance together.
الصفحة 41 - August, one thousand four hundred and twenty-two, in only the thirty-fourth year of his age and the tenth of his reign, King Henry the Fifth passed away. Slowly and mournfully they carried his embalmed...
الصفحة 157 - 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 179 - 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 88 - Henry III, Ed-ward I, Edward II, Edward III, Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI, Ed-ward IV, Edward V, Richard III, Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary...

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