Bath and Bristol, with the counties of Somerset and Gloucester, drawings by T.H. Shepherd, with historical and descriptive illustrations

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Side 29 - For if those temples are well built, it is requisite that they be converted from the worship of devils to the service of the true God...
Side 33 - Cornwall ; and his temper and affections so public, that no accident which happened could make any impressions in him ; and his example kept others from taking any thing ill, or at least seeming to do so. In a word, a brighter courage, and a gentler disposition, were never married together to make the most cheerful and innocent...
Side 33 - ... the foundation of what had been done in Cornwall ; and his temper and affections so public, that no accident which happened could make any impressions in him ; and his example kept others from taking any thing ill, or at least seeming to do so. In a word, a brighter courage, and a gentler disposition, were never married together to make the most cheerful and innocent conversation.
Side 43 - ... my life draweth nigh unto hell. 3 I am counted as one of them that go down into the pit ; and I have been even as a man that hath no strength. 4 Free among the dead, like unto them that are wounded, and lie in the grave, who are out of remembrance, and are cut away from thy hand. 5 Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, in a place of darkness, and in the deep.
Side 52 - Egmont, the dignity of a Peer of Great Britain, by the title of Lord Lovell and Holland, Baron of Enmore, in the County of Somerset.
Side 24 - Or broods the nymph with watchful wing O'er ancient Badon's mystic spring, And speeds from its sulphureous source The steamy torrent's secret course, And fans th' eternal sparks of hidden fire, In deep unfathom'd beds below By Bladud's magic taught to glow, Bladud, high theme of Fancy's gothic lyre? Or opes the healing power her...
Side 28 - Lud Hudibras, Eighth king of the Britons from Brute ! A great philosopher and mathematician, Bred at Athens, And recorded the first discoverer and founder of these baths, Eight hundred and sixty-three years before Christ; That in, Two thousand five hundred and sixty-two years To the present year, One thousand six hundred and ninety-nine.
Side 27 - Oil ! pause awhile, whoe'er thou art, That drink'st this healing stream ; If e'er compassion o'er thy heart Diffus'd its heavenly beam ; " Think on the wretch whose distant lot This friendly aid denies ; Think how in some poor lonely cot He unregarded lies ! " Hither the helpless stranger bring, Relieve his heartfelt woe, And let thy bounty, like this spring, In genial currents flow ; " So may thy years from grief, and pain, And pining want, be free : And thou from heaven that mercy gain The poor...
Side 7 - About the end of the fifth, and beginning of the sixth centuries, the...
Side 1 - Bath and Bristol, with the counties of Somerset and Gloucester, displayed in a series of views ; including the modern improvements, picturesque scenery, antiquities, &c., from original drawings by Thos.

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