The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, Volumen 6

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Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1860
Includes proceedings of the annual general meetings of the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society.
 

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Página 343 - When daisies pied, and violets blue, And lady-smocks all silver white, And cuckoo-buds of yellow hue, Do paint the meadows with delight, The cuckoo then, on every tree, Mocks married men, for thus sings he, Cuckoo ; Cuckoo, cuckoo...
Página 222 - regular trump," — did not like to 'turn Nose'; But then came a thunder-clap louder than any Of those that preceded, though they were so many ; And hark ! — as its rumblings subside in a hum, What sound mingles too ? — By the hokey — A DRUM...
Página 358 - Though sickly samples of the exuberant whole. What are the casements lined with creeping herbs, The prouder sashes fronted with a range Of orange, myrtle, or the fragrant weed...
Página 60 - O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great example, as it is my theme! Though deep, yet clear, though gentle, yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o'er-flowing full.
Página 146 - This Book of Articles before rehearsed is again approved, and allowed to be holden and executed within the realm, by the assent and consent of our Sovereign Lady Elizabeth, by the Grace of God, of England, France, and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Página 221 - Bill, — look here — Don't let him come near; Only see how the blood-drops his features besmear ! What, the dead come to life again, — Bless me, — Oh dear.
Página 60 - There is a gentle Nymph not far from hence, That with moist curb sways the smooth Severn stream : Sabrina is her name, a virgin pure ; Whilom she was the daughter of Locrine, That had the sceptre from his father Brute. She, guiltless damsel, flying the mad pursuit Of her enraged stepdame Guendolen, Commended her fair innocence to the flood That stayed her flight with his cross-flowing course.
Página 220 - Branch'd off to the left from the one to Devizes ; And thither the footsteps of Waters seem'd tending, Though a doubt might exist of the course he was bending, To a landsman, at least, who, wherever he goes, Is content, for the most part, to follow his nose ; — While Harry kept ' backing
Página 219 - I've heard many people declare, For I fairly confess I never was there ; — Not a shrub nor a tree, Nor a bush can you see No hedges, no ditches, no gates, no stiles, Much less a house, or a cottage for miles ; — — It's a very sad thing to be caught in the rain When night's coming on upon Salisbury Plain.
Página 75 - They encouraged the circulation by giving twenty-one shillings in farthings for twenty shillings in silver ; by this means many unprincipled persons were induced to purchase them, and would force five, ten, and even twenty shillings' worth of them at a time on all with whom they had dealings. In a short time, not only the City of London, but the whole kingdom, and especially the counties adjacent to the metropolis — Kent, Essex, Suffolk, and Norfolk — were so burdened with them, that in many...

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