A New Display of the Beauties of England: Or, a Description of the Most Elegant Or Magnificent Public Edifices, Royal Palaces, Noblemen's and Gentlemen's Seats, and Other Curiosities, ... in Different Parts of the Kingdom. Adorned with a Variety of Copper Plate Cuts, Neatly Engraved. Volume the First
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A New Display of the Beauties of England, Or a Description of the ..., Volum 1
Ingen forhåndsvisning tilgjengelig - 2017
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Side 228 - Ninora-Tal. which is about half a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth when full, but less than half of that width in the dry season.
Side 10 - Or helps th' ambitious Hill the heav'ns to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the Vale; Calls in the Country, catches op'ning glades, Joins willing woods, and varies shades from shades; Now breaks, or now directs, th" intending Lines; Paints as you plant, and, as you work, designs.
Side 10 - Consult the Genius of the Place in all; That tells the Waters or to rise, or fall; Or helps th...
Side 18 - I have put the last hand to my works of this kind, in happily finishing the subterraneous way and grotto. I there found a spring of the clearest water, which falls in a perpetual rill, that echoes through the Cavern day and night. From the river Thames, you see through my arch up a walk of the wilderness, to a kind of open temple, wholly composed of shells in the rustic manner ; and from that...
Side 164 - Here lyeth interred the body of dame Rebecca Berry, the wife of Thomas Elton, of Stratford, Bow, gent., who departed this life April -2f< 1696, aged 52.
Side 121 - Hall is on the right hand of the entrance into the choir, and is covered with...
Side xiii - He said he thought that was the best climate, where he could be abroad in the air with pleasure, or at least without trouble or inconvenience, the most days of the year, and the most hours of the day; and this he thought he could be in England, more than in any country he knew of in Europe.
Side xiii - ... inconvenience, the most days of the year, and the most hours of the day; and this he thought he could be in England, more than in any country he knew of in Europe. And I believe it is true, not only of the hot and the cold, but even among our neighbours in France, and the Low Countries themselves, where the heats or the colds, and changes of seasons, are less treatable than they are with us.
Side 10 - To build, to plant, whatever you intend, To rear the column, or the arch to bend, To swell the terrace, or to sink the grot; In all, let Nature never be forgot.