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Great Britain Illustrated: A Series of Original Views from Drawings
William Westall,Thomas Moule
Náhled není k dispozici. - 2016
Abbey afterwards ancient appearance ARA Engraved arches architecture banks beautiful Bishop bridge BRITAIN ILLUSTRATED building built called Castle Cathedral celebrated centre Chapel Charles chiefly Church commanding consists constructed contains course court cross dedicated designs direction Drawn Duke Durham Earl east edifice Edward England entrance erected extensive extremity falls feet Finden Fleet founded four Francis front gate ground Hall height held Henry hill houses hundred importance improvement interesting James John King kingdom Lake land lofty London Lord miles mountains nearly noble obtained occupied opposite originally Palace period present principal Queen reign remains remarkable residence Richard rises river road rocks Roman Royal ruins Scotland seat seen side situated spire stands stone stream Street structure style summit surrounded Thomas tower town valley walls Westall ARA whole wood
Strana 49 - When the broken arches are black in night, And each shafted oriel glimmers white; When the cold light's uncertain shower Streams on the ruined central tower; When buttress and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory...
Strana 9 - Here charity hath fix'd her chosen seat, Oft listening tearful when the wild winds beat, With hollow bodings round your ancient walls : And pity, at the dark and stormy hour Of midnight, when the moon is hid on high, Keeps her lone watch upon the topmost tower, And turns her ear to each expiring cry ; Blest if her aid some fainting wretch might save, And snatch him cold and speechless from the wave.
Strana 26 - ... and sublime objects, changes at every step, and presents them blended with, or divided from, each other in every possible variety which can gratify the eye and the imagination. When a piece of scenery so beautiful, yet so varied, so exciting...
Strana 26 - IF I were to choose a spot from which the rising or setting sun could be seen to the greatest possible advantage, it would be that wild path winding around the foot of the high belt of semicircular rocks, called Salisbury Crags, and marking the verge of the steep descent which slopes down into the glen on the south-eastern side of the city of Edinburgh.
Strana 102 - O the monks of Melrose made gude kale On Fridays, when they fasted; They wanted neither beef nor ale, As long as their neighbors lasted.
Strana 49 - IF thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moon-light; For the gay beams of lightsome day Gild, but to flout, the ruins gray.
Strana 102 - ... rebuilt by Robert Bruce, cruelly defaced at the Reformation, but still remains one of the noblest and most interesting specimens of Gothic sculpture and architecture in Scotland. The stone of which it is built, though exposed to the weather for so many ages, retains perfect sharpness, so that even the most minute ornaments seem as entire as when newly wrought. The Abbey is the theme of a poem by Arthur Hallam, who dwells especially on its resistance to decay, and covets a similar tardy waning,...
Strana 26 - ... now a noble arm of the sea, with its rocks, isles, distant shores, and boundary of mountains; and now a fair and fertile champaign country, varied with hill, dale, and rock, and skirted by the picturesque ridge of the Pentland Mountains.
Strana 76 - The walls enclose a considerable extent of ground, and prove it to have been once a strong and important fortress. It was garrisoned for the King in the reign of Charles I., and became one of the last supports of the royal cause in this part of the kingdom. The lodgings of the Constable of the Castle are now the county gaol. But the office of Constable, together with that of High Steward of the town, is still held by his Grace the Duke of Northumberland, KG, who has a seat at Werrington, in the immediate...