Nooks and Corners of Pembrokeshire

E. Stock, 1895 - 203 sider

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Side 43 - ... on one part by a vineyard, and on the other by a wood, remarkable for the projection of its rocks, and the height of its hazel trees.
Side 128 - TAFFY was a Welshman, Taffy was a thief; Taffy came to my house and stole a piece of beef: I went to Taffy's house, Taffy was not at home ; Taffy came to my house and stole a marrowbone.
Side 129 - Shrine here ehc'lo'd resteth the Bones of that noble Lord, Edmund Earl of Richmond, Father and Brother to Kings, the which departed out of this World in the year of Lord God, a thousand four hundred and fifty and six, the first day of the Month of November, on whose soul Almighty Jesus have mercy. Amen.
Side 43 - It is excellently well defended by turrets and bulwarks, and is situated on the summit of a hill extending on the western side towards the sea-port, having on the northern and southern sides a fine fish-pond under its walls, as conspicuous for its grand appearance, as for the depth of its waters, and a beautiful orchard on the same side...
Side 150 - ... had first appeared and began her note on a stone called St. Byrnach's Stone, being curiously wrought with sundry sorts of knots standing upright in the churchyard of this parish, and one year staying very long and the priest and the people expecting her accustomed coming (for I account this bird of the feminine gender) came at last, lighting on the said stone, her accustomed perching-place, and being scarce able once to sound the note, presently fell dead.
Side 19 - The year's at the spring And day's at the morn; Morning's at seven; The hill-side's dew-pearled; The lark's on the wing; The snail's on the thorn: God's in his heaven — All's right with the world!
Side 44 - ... remarkable for the projection of its rocks, and the height of its hazel trees. On the right hand of the promontory, between the castle and the church, near the site of a very large lake and mill, a rivulet of neverfailing water flows through a valley, rendered sandy by the violence of the winds. Towards the west, the Severn sea, bending its course to Ireland, enters a hollow bay at some distance from the castle...
Side 61 - It was the lark, the herald of the morn, No nightingale; look, love, what envious streaks Do lace the severing clouds in yonder east: Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain-tops: I must be gone and live, or stay and die.
Side 56 - VII. was borne, in knowledge wherof a chymmeney is now made, with the armes and badges of king Henri the VII. In the botom of the great stronge rownd tower in the inner ward is a marvelus vault caullid the Hogan.

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