A descriptive and historical account of Dudley castle, and its surrounding scenery

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Printed and sold at the Office of the late J. Hinton, for Messrs. Nichols, -Messrs. Longman and Company.- Messrs. Hatchards, Messrs. Simpkin and Marshall, London, 1825 - 144 sider
 

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Side 19 - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow • warmer among...
Side 113 - And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth: and Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark.
Side 113 - All the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
Side 74 - When the ear heard him then it blessed him, and when the eye saw him it gave witness to him : Because he delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon him: and he caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Side 129 - The smith with the tongs both worketh in the coals, and fashioneth it with hammers, and worketh it with the strength of his arms: yea, he is hungry, and his strength faileth: he drinketh no water, and is faint.
Side 74 - ... profane not the word — what is such happiness as yours, compared with that of him who could say, When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me: because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. I was a father to the poor. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me; and I caused the widow's heart to sing for* joy?
Side 90 - Cleveland's brigade of horse, with one thousand foot, to raise the siege. Wilmot charged the parliament's forlorn, under Mytton, with such fury, that his forces were all like to be cut off; and several officers advised Denbigh not to quit his trenches, to relieve his friends, but there to abide the coming of the royalists. The earl, who had sent out Mytton to meet them, resolved, at all ventures, to assist him, and drawing out his troops, led them on in person, giving the cavaliers so smart a charge...
Side 15 - A mighty window, hollow in the centre, Shorn of its glass of thousand colourings, Through which the deepen'd glories once could enter, Streaming from off the sun like seraph's wings, Now yawns all desolate...
Side 122 - ... it before from all air. The hollow in which it lay was split or cloven in two by means of an iron wedge ; and was rather moist at the bottom, but had no visible water. It was nearly the size of a common tea-saucer; and the reptile was about nine inches long, of a darkish ashy colour, and a little speckled.

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