The History and Antiquities of the Borough of Lyme Regis and Charmouth

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S. Bagster and W. Pickering, 1834 - Antiquities, Prehistoric - 336 pages
 

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Page viii - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.
Page 267 - I'd divide, And burn in many places ; on the topmast, The yards and bowsprit, would I flame distinctly, Then meet, and join. Jove's lightnings, the precursors O...
Page 24 - Edward, by the grace of God, king of England, lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine, to all those that these present letters shall hear or see, greeting.
Page 115 - BOSCOBEL TRACTS. Relating to the Escape of Charles the Second after the Battle of Worcester, and his subsequent Adventures. Edited by J. HUGHES, Esq., AM A New Edition, with additional Notes and Illustrations, including Communications from the Rev. RH BARHAM, Author of the
Page 129 - Be of good courage, and let us play the men for our people, and for the cities of our God : and the LORD do that which seemeth him good.
Page 259 - s one in truncheon, like a ladle, That carries eggs too, fresh or addle ; And still at random, as he goes, Among the rabble-rout bestows. Quoth Ralpho, You mistake the matter; For all th...
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Page 119 - Bring the bowl which you boast, Fill it up to the brim ; Tis to him we love most, And to all who love him. Brave gallants,, stand up, And avaunt, ye base carles ! Were there death in the cup, Here's a health to King Charles...
Page 326 - ... ribs, pelvis, legs, and feet, resembled those of a lizard ; its three anterior fingers terminated in long hooked claws, like that on the forefinger of the bat ; and over its body Was a covering, neither composed of feathers, as in the bird, nor of hair, as in the bat, but of scaly armour, like that of an iguana : in short, a monster, resembling nothing that has ever been seen or heard of upon earth, excepting the dragons of romance and heraldry.
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