A pedestrian tour through North Wales, letters

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الصفحة 7 - Oh. how can'st thou renounce the boundless store Of charms which Nature to her vot'ry 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 — Oh, how can'st thou renounce, and hope to be forgiven...
الصفحة 134 - BUT poverty, though it does not prevent the generation, is extremely unfavourable to the rearing of children. The tender plant is produced, but in fo cold a foil, and fo fevere a climate, foon withers and dies. It is not uncommon, I have been frequently told, in the Highlands of Scotland for a mother who has borne twenty children not to have two alive.
الصفحة 134 - In some places, one half the children born die before they are four years of age, in many places before they are seven, and in almost all places before they are nine or ten. This great mortality, however, will...
الصفحة 38 - ... a very high hill, when the vale of Clwyd, in all its beauty, unfolded upon the sight: it appeared like a moving picture, upon which nature had been prodigal of its colours. Hamlets, villages, towns, and castles, rose like enchantment upon this rich carpet, that seemed covered with wood and enclosures; in the midst of it, at the...
الصفحة 127 - ... threatening foe. Strange ferocious manners were blended with the hofpitality of thofe days ; but, happily for mankind, fuch barbarous features of uncivilized ages are at length every where humanized into more refined and focial enjoyments. Whether fociety has not arrived at an excefs of refinement; whether a great degree of refinement is not the parent of vice and corruption ; and if fo, whether an age of barbarity, with honefty and virtue, or an age of refinement, with effeminacy, vice, and...
الصفحة 12 - ... we can discern no quality which marks any distinction or superiority. The capacity of improvement seems to be the same ; and the talents he may afterwards acquire...
الصفحة 127 - Jpoils of a vanquifhed enemy ; the conch does not found to war, nor is the bolfy (hield itruck as the fignal to meet the threatening foe. Strange ferocious manners were blended with the hofpitality of thofe days ; but, happily for mankind, fuch barbarous features of uncivilized ages are at length every where humanized into more refined and focial enjoyments. Whether fociety has not arrived at an excefs of refinement ; whether a great degree of refinement is not the parent of vice and corruption ;...
الصفحة 1 - With gold and gems if Chilian mountains glow ; If bleak and barren Scotia's hills arise ; There plague and poison, lust and rapine grow ; Here peaceful are the vales, and pure the skies, And freedom fires the soul, and sparkles in the eyes. Then grieve not, thou, to whom th...
الصفحة 16 - neath this roof thy wine cheer'd moments pafs, Fill to the good man's name one grateful glafs, To higher zeft mall mem'ry wake thy foul, And virtue mingle in the ennobled bowl. But if like me thro...
الصفحة 16 - Viiions fair, His eyes dance rapture, and his bofom glows ! Friend to the friendlefs, to the fick man Health ; With generous Joy he views th...

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