The Windsor Guide, with a Brief Account of Eton

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Charles Knight, 1825 - Windsor (Berkshire, England) - 215 pages

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Page 48 - With eyes cast up unto the maiden's tower, And easy sighs, such as folk draw in love; The stately seats, the ladies bright of hue, The dances short, long tales of great delight, With words and looks that tigers could but rue, Where each of us did plead the other's right...
Page 48 - Of pleasant plaint, and of our ladies' praise; Recording oft what grace each one had found, What hope of speed, what dread of long delays. The wild forest, the clothed holts with green; With reins...
Page 186 - Thus it hath pleased Almighty God to take out of this transitory life, unto His Divine Mercy, the late Most High, Most Mighty, and Most Excellent Monarch, GEORGE THE FOURTH, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King, Defender of the Faith, and Sovereign of the Most Noble Order of the Garter ; King of Hanover, and Duke of Brunswick and Lunenburgh.
Page 186 - HEAR my prayer, O God : and hide not thyself from my petition. 2 Take heed unto me, and hear me : how I mourn in my prayer, and am vexed. 3 The enemy crieth so, and the ungodly cometh on so fast : for they are minded to do me some mischief; so maliciously are they set against me.
Page 186 - O that I had wings like a dove ! then would I flee away and be at rest.
Page 48 - So cruel prison how could betide, alas, As proud Windsor? where I in lust and joy, With a King's son, my childish years did pass, In greater feast than Priam's sons of Troy.
Page 31 - King's great damage, and manifest retarding of his work," the sheriffs of London were ordered to make proclamation, that those persons who should presume to employ any of the fugitive artificers, should be dispossessed of all their property. The sheriffs were also directed to arrest the runaways, and commit them to Newgate. For a year or two, the raising of the...
Page 100 - ... portraits was remarked in the oval shape of the head, the pointed beard, &c. On lifting up the head the fissure made by the axe was clearly discovered, and the flesh, though somewhat darkened, was found to be in a tolerably perfect state. In the same vault was also found a decayed leaden coffin, containing the remains of Henry VIII.
Page 96 - In an arched tomb, at the east end of the south aisle, lies Richard Beauchamp, Bishop of Salisbury, who was the first Chancellor of the most Noble...
Page 176 - The King's body was then brought from his bedchamber down into St. George's Hall, whence, after a little stay, it was with a slow and solemn pace (much sorrow in most faces being then discernible) carried by gentlemen of quality in mourning. The noblemen in mourning also held up the pall ; and the governor, with several gentlemen, officers and attendants, came after. It was then observed that at such time as the King's body was brought out from St.

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