The Year Book of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men & Manners, Times & Seasons, Solemnities & Merry-makings, Antiquities & Novelties, on the Plan of the Every Day Book & Table Book, Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements Sports, Pastimes, Ceremonies, Customs, & Events, Incident to Each of the Three Hundred & Sixty-five Days, in Past & Present Times: Forming a Complete History of the Year; & a Perpetual Key to the Almanac
Thomas Tegg ...R. Griffin and Company ... also J. Cumming, 1832 - Almanacs, British - 822 pages
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Page 1305 - The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.
Page 223 - Here Reynolds is laid, and to tell you my mind, He has not left a wiser or better behind : His pencil was striking, resistless, and grand : His manners were gentle, complying, and bland ; Still born to improve us in every part, His pencil our faces, his manners our heart : To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering, When they judged without skill he was still hard of hearing.
Page 525 - ... loud sighings of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more at every breath of the tempest than it could recover by the libration and frequent weighing of his wings; till the little creature was forced to sit down and pant, and stay till the storm was over; and then it made a prosperous flight, and did rise and sing as if it had learned music and motion from an angel, as he passed sometimes through the air about his ministries here below: so is the prayer of...
Page 747 - Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal throned by the west, And loosed his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts : But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quench'd in the chaste beams of the watery moon, And the imperial votaress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free.
Page 1153 - Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground; Another race the following spring supplies; They fall successive, and successive rise: So generations in their course decay; So flourish these, when those are pass'd away.
Page 151 - ... profaneness, gaming, and all dissoluteness, and as it were total forgetfulness of God, (it being Sunday evening,) which this day se'nnight I was witness of, the King sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth, Cleveland...
Page 385 - ... is so sprightly up, as that it has, not only wherewith to guard well its own freedom and safety, but to spare and to bestow upon the solidest and sublimest points of controversy and new invention, it betokens us not degenerated nor drooping to a fatal decay...
Page 405 - And in each pillar there is a ring, And in each ring there is a chain; That iron is a cankering thing, For in these limbs its teeth remain. With marks that will not wear...
Page 347 - RULES to know when the Moveable Feasts and Holy-days begin. TOASTER-DAY (on which the rest depend) is always the First -*-* Sunday after the Full Moon which happens upon, or next after the Twenty-first Day of March ; and if the Full Moon happens upon a Sunday, Easter-Day is the Sunday after.