London and Its Environs Described: Containing an Account of Whatever is Most Remarkable for Grandeur, Elegance, Curiosity Or Use, in the City and in the Country Twenty Miles Round It. Comprehending Also Whatever is Most Material in the History and Anitquities of this Great Metropolis, Volumen1

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R. & J. Dodsley, 1761
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This is Volume 1, of a six volume set, that describes streets and places in and around London, England. Articles are laid out alphabetically. Published by R. and J. Dodsley in 1761.

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Página 76 - Poets lays, Due to his merit, and brave thirst of praise Living, great Nature fear'd he might outvie Her works ; and dying, fears herself may die.
Página 66 - Oh thou fairest among women ! oh virtuous -woman ! the hand of the lord hath done this. The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away, and blessed be the name of the Lord...
Página 95 - Her name was Margaret Lucas, youngest sister to the Lord Lucas of Colchester, a noble family ; for all the brothers were valiant, and all the sisters virtuous.
Página 53 - OF manners gentle, of affections mild ; In wit a man, simplicity a child : With native humour temp'ring virtuous rage, Form'd to delight at once and lash the age : Above temptation in a low estate, And uncorrupted ev'n among the great : 6 A safe companion, and an easy friend, Unblam'd thro
Página 30 - King), a generous rewarder of " all virtue, a severe reprover of all vice, a professed re" nouncer of all vanity. He was a firm pillar to the " Commonwealth, a faithful patron to the Catholic " Church, a fair pattern to the British Court. He lived " to the welfare of his country, to the honour of his " Prince, to the glory of his God. He died fuller of " faith than of fear, fuller of resolution than of pains, "fuller of honour than of days.
Página 89 - ... of superior fortitude and clemency, amiable in his person, steady in his affections, and equalled by few in the social and domestic virtues of politeness, modesty, candour, and benevolence. He married the " widow of Colonel F. Alexander, a daughter of Sir H. " Newton, Knt. Envoy extraordinary to the Court of " Florence and the Republic of Genoa, and Judge of
Página 53 - Through the whole courfe of his life. Favourite of the Mufes, He was led by them to every elegant art ; Refin'd in tafte, And fraught with graces all his own : In various kinds of poetry Superior to many, Inferior to none, His works continue to...
Página 128 - I have reflected on the shortness of our duration here, and that I was but one of the millions who had been employed in the same manner...
Página 85 - His titles he not only deserved, but adorned; his virtues are manifest in his good works, which had never dazzled the public eye, if they had not been too bright to be concealed ; and as to his fame...
Página 72 - In aftion faithful, and in honour clear ; «' Who broke no promife, ferv'd no private end, " Who gain'd no title, and who loft no friend ; " Ennobled by himfelf, by all approv'd, " And prais'd, unenvy'd, by the Mufe he lov'd.

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