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wben, or other m emory bereof, is there
And when we come to London Wall, none; but that the same hath long con.
A pleasant sight to view, tinued there, is m anifest, namely since,
Come torth! come forth, ye cowards all, or rather before the time of the Con.
Here's men as good as you.
R. S. Hauker. quest."
Stow. Cade. And here, sitting upon London
Lone Mountain. A well-known Stone, I charge and command, that, of me
cemetery, or cluster of cemeteries, Conduit run nothing but claret wine this arst vear of our reign.
in the neighborhood of San FranKing Henry VI., Part II.
cisco, Cal. Around the conical Jack Straw at London Stone with all his
peak called the Lone Mountain rout
a number of burial-places have Struck not the city with so loud a shout. been laid out.
Dryden. London Stone Tavern. A house
Long Acre. A well-known street near the famous London Stone,
in London, between Covent Garin London, which has been incor
den and St. Giles's. rectly called the oldest tavern in
Dick Swiveller. This dinner to-day the metropolis. The celebrated
closes Long Acre ... There's only one Robin Hood
avenue to ihe Strand left open now, and I Society originated here.
shall have to stop up that to-night with a pair of gloves.
Dickens. London Tavern. A well-know
Make his acquaintance by chance, and place of entertainment in Lon
he takes you home to supper in a plain don, where are held many meet
nd many meet- ' turn out.
N. P. Willis. ings, banquets and other gatherings. It is situated in Bishops
Long Bridge. A structure about gate Street W ithin. Dickens in
a mile in length, crossing the Po"Nicholas Nickleby" describes
tomac River at Washington. This a meeting of the “ Ünited Metro
bridge was famous during the politan linproved Hot Muffin and
civil war, being strongly fortified,
and the great thoroughfare for Delivery Company," holden at
troops and supplies, and the main
avenue of communication with London University. The Univer
the Army of the Potomac. London, Burlington Gar
! Long Meg. A singular relic, supas established in 1837 for
posed to be a part of a Druidical
temple, near Penrith, in the purpose of examining ates for academical honors,
county of Cumberland, England. and for con ferring degrees ou
It is a square unhewn column of college graduates. previously
red freestone, 15 feet in circume at this university.
ference, and 18 feet high. Sixtyseven stones arranged in a circle
near by are known as Long Meg's the board of exam
" When I first saw this monu.
ment, as I came upon it by surprise, I val. This name is now
might overrate its importance as an north side street in London, the object; but, though it will not bear a site of pare which occupies the
comparison with Stonehenge, I have not
seen any other relic of those dark ages of the old City wall.
which can pretend to rival it in singu. Pught to be the work
larity and dignity of appearance.” Roman period, ex
Wordsworth. om the Tower through
A weight of awe, not easy to be borne, 3 to Aldgate, Hounds Fell suddenly upon my spirit"Psgate, along London When first I saw that family forlorne street, through Crip
That sisterhood, in hieroglyphie round.
Wordsworth Castle-street to Ald
so through Christ's Long Walk. A famous avenue Newgate and Ludgate in Windsor Park, near London, - Thames " (Timbs). I nearly three miles in length, in a
the London Tavern.
dens, was established
matriculated at this univers
has nothing t
Lond applied to
a street in Lon
The wall, thought to be of the later Ronan pe tended " from the Tower the Minories to Aldgate, ditch, Bishopsgate, Wall to Fore_street, plegate and Castle-street ersgate, and so throug Hospital by Newgatea towards the Thames"
perfectly straight line, lined with cach in his own department, to the height trees, and terminated by the co
of glory. One of them died at Longwood;
the other at Missolunghi. Macaulay. lossal equestrian statue of George III., in bronze, by Westmacott Lord Clyde. An armor-plated ship (1775-1856). It is considered the
of the British navy, launched finest avenue of the kind in Oct. 13, 1864. Europe.
Lord Mayor's Coach. The carLong Walls. The name given to riage in which, on state occasions,
the walls which in ancient times the Lord Mayor of London rides connected Athens with the sea. forth. It is a great lumbering There were three“ Long Walls; vehicle, carred and gilded. said but the name appears to have
to have been designed and paint. been applied to those two which ed by Cipriani in 1757, built at an connected the city with the Pi original cost of £1,065, and kept raus, that leading to Phalerum in repair at an annual expediture being called the Phalerian Wall. of £100. See CORONATION COACH. These two walls (to the Piraeus)
2 "It seemed to me that a man of were but a short distance apart.
any sense must be very glad to get out The foundations of the Long
of such a vehicular gimcrack as that. Walls may still be traced in part, ... Nothing could be more out of place, though they were in ruins in the more incongruous, than this childish time of Pausanias. They were
masquerading seemed to be with Eng. built during the administrations
lish common-sense, and with the so
briety and true dignity befitting such of Theinistocles and of Pericles,
an oflicial person as the mayor of the in the fifth century B.C. A rail
city of London." way seven miles in length now
Richard Grant White. extends from Athens to Piræus, and follows the course of one of
Lord Warden. An armor-plated these famous walls.
ship of the British navy, launched
May 27, 1865.
Lords, House of. See House of England. The mansion contains
LORDS. a tine collection of pictures. Lorelei, The. (Ger. Laurleiberg.] Longleat. The seat of the Mar
Rugged and precipitous rocks, quis of Bath, on the borders of
rising 420 feet from the river Wiltshire, England. A beautiful
Rhine. The old legend of a mansion of the Elizabethan age.
siren who lived on the summit of
the rock, and enticed sailors and We should see the keeps where nobles, fishermen to their destruction in insecure themselves, spread insecurity
the rapids at the base of the rock, around them, kiving place to the halls of peaceful opulence, to the oriels of Longleat. has forined a subject for poets and the stately pinnacles of Burleigh.
and painters. Goethe's pretty Jucaulay.
little ballad is perhaps most faO'er Longleat's towers, o'er Cranbourne's miliar. Heinrich Heine, the Oaks,
German poet (1799?-1856), has a The ti ry herald few; He roused the shephen's of Stonehenge,
well-known lyric entitled the The rangers of Beaulieu. Macaulay. “ Lorelei." [Written also Lurlei
and Loreley.] Longwood. Napoleon Bonaparte's
villa, on the island of St. Helena, Yonder we see it from the steamer's deck, occupied by the emperor during
The haunted mountain of the Lorelei.
The o'eranging crags sharp-cut against his exile. It was here that he
& sky died May 5, 1821.
Clear as a sapphire without flaw or rack.
T. B. Aldrich. Our age has indeed been fruitful of warnings to the eminent, and of consola-Loreley. A popular picture illustion to the obscure. Two men have died
trating the well-known legend within our recollection, whe, at a time of lite at which few people hve completed
upon the subject of the Loreley, their education, bave raised themselves, 1 by W. Kray. The same subject
tive. It is theorenzo.
folds. I recall no work which leaves the same imp this remarkable statue. 118 like that of a magician's such a work as would have nounced impossible to be e marble, had it not been done."
has also been treated by others. I of the existing building dating See LORELEI.
from the year 774. Lorenzo de' M edici. A famous Lost Pleiad. An admired picture
statue by Michael Angelo Buo-| by Thomas Buchanan Read (1822narotti (1475-1561). In the Church 1872). of S. Lorenzo, Florence, Italy. Called “Il Pensoso," " the think
Lost River. A natural curiosity
in Hampshire County, W.Va. A AT"From its character of profound
stream disappears abruptly at reflection, the
the base of a mountain, through figure of Lorenzo has acquired the distinctive appellatio
which it finds its way by under'La Pensée de Michel Ange. It is, in
ground channels. fact, the personification of contempla. tive thought.”
Lothbury. A district in London
J. S. Harford. “Of a stiu higher order of art is
where live many candlestickthe statue of a
makers and pewterers. Accordthe figure is thou 1 Lorenzo. ... The air of htful and contempla.
ing to Stow the name is derived tive. It is that of a man med
from the loathsome noise proceedand absorbed by some great des not without a y some great design, and
ing from the shops of these metaldash of the formid There is something dangerou
workers. thing dangerous in that
And, early in the morning, will I send involution n elillness and intense self
To all the plumbers and the pewterers, Deadly will be the SP that follows
And buy their tin and lead up; and to the uncoiling 0
Lothbury ecall no work in marble For all the copper.
Ben Jonson. es the same impression as 'Tis a note of enchantment; what ails le statue. Its power is
her? she sees I a magician's spell, ...
A mountain ascending, a vision of trees; as would have been pro
Bright volumes of vapor through Lothpossible to be executed in
Lot's Wife. The name given to a tead of being mediæval, pillar covered with asphaltum, ut, be it what it may, the which stands in a region adjacent
ple character of the fig. to the Dead Sea, Palestine. The ual propriety le robes with its individ.
allusion is to the account given greatest mir I still think it the
in Gen. xix. 26. ever wrought in mar.
Hawthorne. Lottatori, I. See WRESTLERS, THE. eally is not worthy of Mr. Loudon Castle. An ancient feudal ay that the whole effect of statue depends, not on the
mansion near Galston, Scotland, ls of Michael Angelo's
belonging to Lord Bute, who purbe absence of light in chased it in 1868 for $300,000. ew inches. He wrought
Loudon Park. A fine cemetery le in harmony with that t which he leaves to the
near Baltimore, Md. T unds agination, and, if he had cover 100 acres. Point, the miracle would
A failure: 'so that, working | Louis-le-Grand, Collége. las positively reached a mous school of the seventeenth ence above the capabil.
century, in Paris. It was the great Sculpturing his highest
school, the Eton, of France, at
tended by thousands of the chilHawthorne.
dren of the most distinguished 2. See SAN LORENZO. families in the kingdom. Vol.
taire was at one time a member
of this school. It was under the e of. A ruined mon control of the Jesuits, and was
Bensheim, Germany. originally known as the College ered one of the oldest of Clermont, but was afterwards ces in Germany, parts named in honor of Louis XIV.
"I observe tbat the c the figure, instead of being is Roman; but, be it what grand and simple character 01 ure imbues the robes with i
“It really is not w Powers to say that the this mighty statue depe positive efforts of Mich chisel, but on the absenc the space of a few inches. the whole statue in harmo small part of it which he le spectator's imagination, and erred at any point, the
in marble, he has positiv degree of excellence abov ity of marble. Sculpturin touches upon air and dusk
Lorenzo, San. See SAN L
The school still exists upon its
old site in Paris. Louis, St. See St. Louis. Louisa, Queen of Prussia. A work
of sculpture by Christian Rauch (1777-1857), and regarded as one of his masterpieces. At Charlot
tenburg, Prussia. Louise Home. A fine building in
Washington, erected by W. W.
for indigent ladies of culture. Louisiana, The. 1. A gunboat
of the United States navy during the war of the Rebellion. Having been laden with 250 tons of powder, she was towed close under the walls of Fort Fisher, in North Carolina, when the powder was exploded on the 24th of December, 1864, but without doing any serious injury to the fortifications.
“A capital feature in the plan of the expedition was the explosion of an enormous floating.mine as near the fort as possible, with the intention of demolishing the work, or 80 paralyz. ing the garrison that the seizure of the fort might be an easy task for the troops that were to debark immedi. ately after the explosion. A captured blockade-runner was converted into a monster torpedo, charged with 430,000 pounds of gunpowder, and placed un. der command of (apt. Rbind. The powder was in barrels and bags, and penetrated by Gomez fuses for igni. tion. It was intended to have her towed near the fort by a tug, in which the crew, after firing combustibles which were placed on board the tor. pedo-sessel, might escape. ... Before their [the transports'l return with the troops that were to play an important part with the torpedo-vessel, Porter had exploded that mine without any visible effect on the fort or garrison."
Lossing. 2. A Confederate steam-hattery used in the defence of the approaches to New Orleans, La. She was destroyed by the vessels of Admiral Farragut's fleet, April
24, 1862. Lourdes, Virgin of. See GROTTO |
DE LA VIERGE. Louvre, The. This palace in Paris, l
France, is connected with the Tuileries by a long gallery which contains the French national collection of pictures. On the site of the present palace once stood a castle, the hunting-seat of King Dagobert, which was called Louveterie, or wolf-hunting establishment, whence the name Louvre is said to be derived. The building was completed by Napoleon 250 years after the first foundations were laid. It was occupied as a residence by several monarchs of France, but since the time of Louis XV. it has been devoted to the exhibition of works of art. Its galleries are filled with paintings by the best masters, such as Raphael, Murillo, Guido, Domenichino, and others, also splendid vases, inosaics, and sculptures, with many valuable and magnificent reliques of the kings and queens of France.
"I must confess that the past and beautiful edifice struck me far more than the pictures, sculpture, and curiosities which it contains, – the shell more than the kernel inside: such noble suites of rooms and balls were those through which we first passed, containing Egyptian, and, farther on. ward, Greek and Roman antiquities; the walls cased in variegated marbles, the ceilings glowing with beautiful fres. cos; the whole extended into infinite vistas by mirrors that seemed like va cancy, and multiplied every thing for. ever. ... From the pictures we went into a suite of rooms where are pre. served many relics of the ancient and later kings of France. ... If each monarch could have been summoned from Hades to claim his own relics, we should have had the halls full of the old Childerics, Charleses, Bourbons and Capets, Henrys and Louises, enatching with ghostly hands at sceptres, swords, armor, and mantles; and Napoleon would have seen, apparently, almost every thing that personally belonged to him, - his coat, his cocked hats, his camp-desk, his field-bed, his knives, forks, and plates, and even a lock of his hair."
Harthorne. " What a paradise this gallery is for French students, or foreigners who sojourn in the capital! It is hardly necessary to say that the brethren of the brush are not usually supplied by Fortune with any extraordinary wealth or means of enjoying the luxuries with
with pavillonen. I Vis aan Superb linga seva
ns. One of the qu
We went through
front looking to the
Suld have cont
which Paris, more than any other city, abounds. But here they have a luxury
With footsteps low shall travellers go which surpasses all others, an
Where Lorewell's Pond shines clear and their days in a palace which all the
bright, money of all the Rothschilds
And mark the place where those are laid buy. They sleep, perhaps, in a garret, milds could not
Who fell in Lovewell's bloody fight." and dine in & cellar; but
Loving Cup. The name given to in Europe has such a dras
a goblet, usually of silver, which Kings' houses bave at bes
arawing room. hangings and gilt cornices
sl but damask
on ceremonial occasions, like the e to a wall covered with canvas by ces. What are
Lord Mayor's feast, is passed from Paul Veronese, or a hund
one guest to another at the table, Rubens? ... Here is Qred yards of each raising it to his lips and mile long, with as
room half a tasting of its contents. Aladdin's palace, ope
Wy windows as evening, and free to
A playful fancy could have carried the
rom sunrise till varieties of study. all mo
matter farther, could have depicted the
Il manners and feast in the Egyptian Hall, ... and Mr. The next day I we
Thackeray. Toole behind the central throne, bawling with more attentio
out to the assembled guests and dignitato see the Louvre
ries: "My Lord So-and-so, my Lord What
(s severall courts begun by Hen. IV
d'ye-call-im, my Lord Eicætera, the
the quadrangles, son and grandson. nd finished by his
Lord Mayor pledges you all in a Loringstructure.
Thackeray. The co
superb but mix'd compartments, with
ces, viouldings, and eral colored marta
Low Life and High Life. A pic
le insertion of sevexpence. We we lery, pay'd with Qave been of great
ture of two dogs by Sir Edwin richly fretted and
Tough the long gal Landseer (1802–1873). In the Naand black marble,
tional Gallery, London. The subIn ted a fresca. The work for the ca
river, iho' of rare
ject of High Life is a slender and magnificence Whi
&, yet wants of that designe would ha
delicate deerhound, long supposa plainer and truer John
ed to have been a portrait of Sir Contributed to it. It was thy Ple. m, Dary, 3 Feb., 1644.
Walter Scott's “Maida," at home of Dainty Devic
in the luxurious chamber of its te House, thy Palace White-Hall.
thy Lourre, or thy master. The picture was painted
Charles Lamb. in 1829. The subject of Low Life DU LOUVRE, e du. See MUSÉE
is a inassive bull-dog, sitting in a rude doorway, keeping guard
with one eye over the hat, boots, ARTHLY LOVE, GAR and pint-pot of his master the s, and SACRED AND butcher, and with the other lazily
blinking in the warm sunshine. Pond. a. See LOVEWELL'S Löwenburg. An artificial ruined
castlenear Cassel, Germany, fitted
in every respect to correspond P. See SAPPHO'S LEAP.
with the description of a Middle
Age fortress, “with moat, drawSage of Fryeburg, in
bridge, chapel, and garden of as being the scene
pyramidal trees.” ite fight with the In
Löwendenkmal. See LION OF LUold colonial days. It
Lowther Arcades. One of the
Lowther Castle. The seat of the lead of Colonists, under the
Earl of Lonsdale, near Carlisle, apt. John Lovewell
Survives in ballad and LUKE.
Luccombe Chine. A curious and e noble Lovewell came celebrated ravine on the Isle of men frun Dunstable,
Wight, not far from Ventnor, 9liot tribe to tame, and bloodshed terrible. much visited by tourists.
Louvre, Musée :
Love. See EA
Lovers' Leap, See SAPPHO'S
A small lak Lovewell's Pona near the village of Maine, noted as bein of a desperate fight dians in the old colonia was one of the most sanguinary of the many ters between the ea and the savages: and the heroism there the brave colonis
(from whom the
tradition. [Also I "What time the non
With oftv meni