National History and Views of London and Its Environs;: Embracing Their Antiquities, Modern Improvements, &c., &c. from Original Drawings by Eminent Artists, Volúmenes 1-2

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Charles Frederick Partington
Simpkin and Marshall ... Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh; and W. Curry & Company, Dublin., 1834
 

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Página 116 - Elizabeth under the name of the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading to the East Indies.
Página 46 - God grant my eyes may never behold the like, now seeing above 10,000 houses all in one flame : the noise, and cracking, and thunder of the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and children, the hurry of people, the fall of towers, houses, and churches was like...
Página 90 - I give to the master and keepers or wardens and commonalty of the mystery or art of a stationer of the city of London...
Página 45 - I know not by what despondency or fate, they hardly stirred to quench it, so that there was nothing heard or seen but crying out and lamentation, running about like distracted creatures, without at all attempting to save even their goods ; such a strange consternation there was upon them...
Página 45 - Dutch fleets from grappling when they were so near each other, so it scattered the fire from pursuing the line it was in with all its force, and spread it over the city : so that they, who went late to bed at a great distance from any place where the fire prevailed, were awakened before morning with their own houses being in a flame...
Página 175 - ... majesty's displeasure would at all times affect their minds ; the declaration of that displeasure has already filled them with inexpressible anxiety, and with the deepest affliction. Permit me, sire, to assure your majesty, that your majesty lias...
Página 46 - Paul's flew like granados, the melting lead running down the streets in a stream, and the very pavements glowing with fiery redness, so as no horse nor man was able to tread on them ; and the demolition had stopped all the passages, so that no help could be applied, the eastern wind still more impetuously driving the flames forward. Nothing but the almighty power of God was able to stop them, for vain was the help of man.
Página 64 - Along this most lawless space was hung up the frequent sign of a male and female hand conjoined, with, ' Marriages performed within,' written beneath. A dirty fellow invited you in. The parson was seen walking before his shop ; a squalid profligate figure, clad in a tattered plaid night-gown, with a fiery face, and ready to couple you for a dram of gin, or roll of tobacco. Our great Chancellor, lord Hardwick, put these daemons to flight, and saved thousands from the misery and disgrace which would...
Página 76 - Bradley's discoveries of the aberration of light and the nutation of the earth's axis, the photographic measurement of the heavens, Schwabe's work on the sunspot period, and Mr.
Página 91 - breathing world," a Garrich came. Though sunk in death the forms the Poet drew, The Actor's genius bade them breathe anew ; Though, like the bard himself...

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