The Western Antiquary, Volume 6

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William Henry Kearley Wright
Latimer & son, 1887 - Cornwall (England : County)
"Reprinted after revision and correction from the 'Weekly Mercury,'" Mar. 1881-May 1884.
 

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Page 2 - I knew a very wise man so much of Sir Chr — 's sentiment, that he believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he need not care who should make the laws of a nation.
Page 36 - That make so gay the solitary place Where no eye sees them. And the fairer forms That cultivation glories in, are His. He sets the bright procession on its way, And marshals all the order of the year. He marks the bounds which 'Winter may not pass, And blunts his pointed fury. In its case, Russet and rude, folds up the tender germ Uninjured, with inimitable art, And, ere one flowery season fades and dies, Designs the blooming wonders of the next.
Page 237 - The colleagues of the fellowship for the discovery of the north-west passage.
Page 137 - Thus was I, sleeping, by a brother's hand Of life, of crown, of queen, at once dispatch'd: Cut off even in the blossoms of my sin, Unhousel'd, disappointed, unanel'd, No reckoning made, but sent to my account With all my imperfections on my head: O, horrible!
Page 137 - And curd, like eager droppings into milk, The thin and wholesome blood: so did it mine; And a most instant tetter bark'd about, Most lazar-like, with vile and loathsome crust, All my smooth body. Thus was I, sleeping, by a brother's hand, Of life, of crown, of queen, at once dispatch'd...
Page 256 - Before me place, in dread array, The pomp of that tremendous day, When Thou with clouds shalt come, To judge the nations at Thy bar ; And tell me, Lord, shall I be there, To meet a joyful doom ? 5 Be this my one great business here, With serious industry and fear Eternal bliss to...
Page 20 - I hold it to be true that a tax laid in any place is like a pebble falling into and making a circle in a lake, till one circle produces and gives motion to another and the whole circumference is agitated from the centre.
Page 116 - Two loves I have of comfort and despair, Which like two spirits do suggest me still, The better angel is a man right fair: The worser spirit a woman coloured ill. To win me soon to hell my female evil, Tempteth my better angel from my side, And would corrupt my saint to be a devil: Wooing his purity with her foul pride.
Page 116 - That tongue that tells the story of thy days, Making lascivious comments on thy sport, Cannot dispraise but in a kind of praise; Naming thy name blesses an ill report.
Page 256 - Lo ! on a narrow neck of land, 'Twixt two unbounded seas I stand Secure, insensible ; A point of time, a moment's space Removes me to that heavenly place, Or shuts me up in hell.

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