A History of the County of Surrey: Comprising Every Object of Topographical, Geological, Or Historical Interest, Volym 2

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I. T. Hinton, 1831

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Sida 403 - Ye noble few, who here unbending stand Beneath life's pressure, yet bear up awhile ; And what your bounded view, which only saw A little part, deemed evil, is no more : The storms of Wintry time will quickly pass, And one unbounded Spring encircle alL A HYMN.
Sida 400 - Father of light and life, thou Good Supreme ! O teach me what is good ; teach me Thyself! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, From every low pursuit; and feed my soul With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure; Sacred, substantial, never-fading bliss...
Sida 424 - Heavens! what a goodly prospect spreads around, Of hills, and dales, and woods, and lawns, and spires, And glittering towns, and gilded streams, till all The stretching landscape into smoke decays!
Sida 407 - His descriptions of extended scenes and general effects bring before us the whole magnificence of Nature, whether pleasing or dreadful. The gaiety of Spring, the splendour of Summer, the tranquillity of Autumn, and the horror of Winter, take in their turns possession of the mind.
Sida 405 - I can make them now is by kindness to those they left behind them. Would to God poor Lizy had lived longer, to have been a farther witness of the truth of what I say, and that I might have had the pleasure of seeing once more a sister who so truly deserved my esteem and love ! But she is happy, while we must toil a little longer here below : let us however do it cheerfully and gratefully, supported by the pleasing hope of meeting you again on a safer shore, where to recollect the storms and difficulties...
Sida 220 - Creator, and the minute labours of the creature, were all objects of his pursuit. He unfolded the perfection of the one, and assisted the imperfection of the other. He adored from examination ; was a courtier that flattered only by informing his prince, and by pointing out what was worthy for him to countenance ; and really was the Neighbour of the Gospel, for there was no man that might not have been the better for him.
Sida 424 - All is the same with thee. Say, shall we wind Along the streams ? or walk the smiling mead ? Or court the forest glades ? or wander wild Among the waving harvests? or ascend, While radiant Summer opens all its pride, Thy hill, delightful Shene*?
Sida 424 - ... to where the muses haunt In Twit'nam's bowers, and for their Pope implore The healing God...
Sida 424 - Harrington's retreat, And stooping thence to Ham's embowering walks, Beneath whose shades, in spotless peace...
Sida 425 - The carriage rolled rapidly Onwards through fertile meadows, ornamented with splendid old oaks, and catching occasionally a glance of the majestic mirror of a broad and placid river. After passing through a pleasant village, the equipage stopped on a commanding eminence, where the beauty of English landscape was displayed in its utmost luxuriance.

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