Instructive Rambles in London: And the Adjacent Villages. Designed to Amuse the Mind, and Improve the Understanding of Youth, Band 1

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T. N. Longman; and E. Newberry, 1798
 

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Seite 128 - The last died in his spring ; — the other two Liv'd till they had travell'd Art and Nature through ; As by their choice collections may appear Of what is rare in land, in sea, in air. Whilst they (as Homer's Iliad in a nut) A world of wonders in one closet shut. These famous Antiquarians, that had been Both...
Seite 128 - As by their choice collections may appear, Of what is rare, in land, in sea, in air ; Whilst they (as Homer's Iliad in a nut) A world of wonders in one closet shut : These famous Antiquarians, that had been Both gardeners to the Rose and...
Seite 102 - North end, and had an entrance from the river, as well as the street, by a winding staircase. It was beautifully paved with black and white marble; and in the middle was a tomb, supposed to contain the remains of Peter the architect. " This great work was founded on enormous piles, driven as closely as possible together. On their tops were laid long planks ten inches thick, strongly bolted ; and on them were placed the base of the pier, the lowermost...
Seite 102 - St. Thomas, which flood on the ninth pier from the north end, and had an entrance from the river, as well as the ftreet, by a winding ftaircafe.
Seite 61 - Rich, who, un-- tier pretence of confulting him, obtained his confidence, and betrayed him. The pope rewarded his orthodoxy with a cardinal's hat, but it did not arrive till the poor bifhop's head was on a pole on London Bridge.
Seite 124 - ... kept scratching a particular spot of earth, until he attracted his master's notice ; who going back to examine the cause, and pressing with his stick, found something hard, which on a nearer inspection proved to be a pot of gold. With part of this money he purchased the land, and settled in...
Seite 101 - Overie. Before, there had been a ferry, left by her parents to their only daughter Mary ; who, out of the profits, founded a nunnery and endowed it with the profits of the boat. This houfe was afterwards converted into the college of * Saxon Cbron.

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