The Royal Windsor Guide, with a Brief Account of Eton ... New and Enlarged Edition

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J. B. Brown, 1845 - 92 pages

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Page 66 - Here hills and vales, the woodland and the plain, Here earth and water seem to strive again ; Not chaos-like together crush'd and bruis'd, But, as the world, harmoniously confus'd : Where order in variety we see, And where, though all things differ, all agree.
Page 26 - When the Ear heard her then it blessed her, and when the Eye saw her it gave witness to her : because she delivered the poor that cried and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of Him that was ready to perish came upon her ; and she caused the widow's Heart to sing for Joy.
Page 66 - And where, though all things differ, all agree. Here waving groves a chequer'd scene display, And part admit, and part exclude the day ; As some coy nymph her lover's warm address Nor quite indulges, nor can quite repress.
Page 18 - Gaskoin, Servant to the late Princess Amelia, And this tablet to be erected In testimony of His grateful sense of The faithful service And attachment of An amiable young woman To his beloved daughter, "Whom she survived only three months; She died the 19tb of February, 1811, Aged 31 years.
Page 38 - It would be foreign to the purpose of the present work to give a detailed history of the College of St. George. It was incorporated by Edward III. soon after the institution of the order of the Garter and was endowed...
Page 58 - THE ROUND TOWER. BETWEEN the two wards of the Castle stands the Keep or Round Tower, which is built on the summit of a lofty artificial mount, and was anciently surrounded by a fosse, now in part filled up, and the remainder converted into a shrubbery and garden. This stately structure is the residence of the governor or constable of the castle, an...
Page 59 - On the east side of the pedestal a shield is affixed with a Latin inscription, signifying that " Tobias Rustat (who was housekeeper to the Royal Apartments at Hampton Court) humbly gave and dedicated this statue to his most gracious master, Charles II., the best of kings, AD 1680.
Page 82 - IV. and suite, when taking the diversion of angling. The roof is painted in various colours, and ornamented with dragons and other grotesque figures ; but the interior, comprising a spacious central apartment and two smaller ones at the wings, is fitted up with great plainness. A winding path among the plantations leads from the pavilion to a small hermitage, situated on an ascent overhanging the water, and lighted by latticed windows, containing some curious specimens of ancient stained glass.
Page 20 - ... attraction. The east window in the south aisle represents the Angel appearing unto the shepherds with the annunciation of the Nativity, and the western one depicts the birth of the Redeemer. The subject of the west window in the north aisle is the Adoration of the Magi. The designs for these windows were furnished by the late Benjamin West, Esq.
Page 12 - ... third year 20. each is given as a marriage portion unto ten servant maids, who have been three years in one situation. Mrs. Thomas, relict of Dr. Thomas, by her will, dated...

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