The Land We Live in: The Midland counties and the East coast of England

William S. Orr & Company, 1856

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Josiah Wedgwood Partnership between Wedgwood and Mr Sandbach Crewe NewcastleunderLyne Trentham
Population of Sheffield in 1615 the Town and District of Forkgrinders Peculiarities of Filemaking Filecut
Cardinal Wolsey at Sheffield Mary Queen of Scots a prisoner The Don the Sheaf and the Porter Eastern side of Sheffield
Richness of the Northern Part of Derbyshire in points of Gene worth Wood Carvings at Chatsworth Paintings at Chats
South Wingfield Manorhouse Imprisonment of Mary Queen tions of Stanton Moor Ashford Monsall Dale Cress
Exterior of Haddon Hall the Chapel of Haddon Hall the to the Buxton Baths Improvements made in Buxton
Connection between a particular Branch of Industry and the and St Peters Churches St Nicholass and St Barnabass
Management of the Hosiery Arrangements in Leicester Market House the Great Hall of Wollaton House
Story told of the Invention of the Stockingloom Queen Eliza Mania Usages of the Bobbinnet Trade Processes
The Streets of Nottingham Nottingham Market St Marys his first year in a Silkmill Silk Hosiery
OXFORDSHIREIts Meadows the rivers Thame Isis Charwell Siege of Oxford Castle by Stephen Matildas Romantic
way Dock Act obtained in 1849 to raise more Capital ness Spurn Point Sunk Island Sir G Heads Account
The Colleges Trinity Hall Nevilles Court St Johns of Victoria and Elizabeth the Approach from Ely
Churches of Norwich St Andrews Hall the Guildhall the pations Colchester Chelmsford the Forest the Tilbury
Creation of Towns in the Feudal Times Formation of Towns

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PÓgina 85 - The current, that with gentle murmur glides, Thou know'st, being stopp'd, impatiently doth rage; But, when his fair course is not hindered, He makes sweet music with the enamell'd stones, Giving a gentle kiss to every sedge He overtaketh in his pilgrimage, And so by many winding nooks he strays, With willing sport, to- the wild ocean.
PÓgina xxi - And I looked, and, behold, a whirlwind came out of the north, a great cloud, and a fire infolding itself, and a brightness was about it, and out of the midst thereof as the colour of amber, out of the midst of the fire.
PÓgina 142 - There sometimes doth a leaping fish Send through the tarn a lonely cheer; The crags repeat the raven's croak, In symphony austere ; Thither the rainbow comes — the cloud — • And mists that spread the flying shroud ; And sunbeams ; and the sounding blast, That, if it could, would hurry past; But that enormous barrier binds it fast.
PÓgina 82 - And though this, probably the first essay of his poetry be lost, yet it is said to have been so very bitter that it redoubled the prosecution against him to that degree, that he was...
PÓgina 82 - In this kind of settlement he continued for : some time, till an extravagance that he was guilty of, forced him both out of his country, and that way of living which he had taken up...
PÓgina 14 - I know a merchant-man which shall at this time be nameless, that bought the contents of two noble libraries for forty shillings...
PÓgina 78 - The house is shown by a garrulous old lady, in a frosty red face, lighted up by a cold blue anxious eye, and garnished with artificial locks of flaxen hair, curling from under an exceedingly dirty cap. She was peculiarly assiduous in exhibiting the relics with which this, like all other celebrated shrines, abounds.
PÓgina xxi - He has commonly a broad full face, curiously mottled with red, as if the blood had been forced by hard feeding into every vessel of the skin...
PÓgina xxii - We should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congreve's ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine going at such a rate.
PÓgina 138 - IT is the soul that sees; the outward eyes Present the object, but the mind descries; And thence delight, disgust, or cool indiffrence rise: When minds are joyful, then we look around, And what is seen is all on fairy ground; Again they sicken, and on every view Cast their own dull and melancholy hue; Or, if...

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