London and Its Environs Described: Containing an Account of Whatever is Most Remarkable for Grandeur, Elegance, Curiosity Or Use, in the City and in the Country Twenty Miles Round It. Comprehending Also Whatever is Most Material in the History and Anitquities of this Great Metropolis, Volume 2

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R. & J. Dodsley, 1761 - London (England)

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Page 326 - And God heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar? Fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he is. Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him in thine hand; for I will make him a great nation.
Page 48 - Gentileschi, eighteen foot in diameter, represents the muses playing in consort to Apollo, lying along on a cloud to hear them. The rest of the room is adorned with paintings relating to arts and sciences; and underneath divers original pictures hang all in good lights, by the help of an upper row of windows, which drown the glaring.
Page 45 - ... of pictures done in the school of Raphael. Out of this, on the right hand, we go into a parlour...
Page 26 - ... as often as he may require. Readers will be allowed to take one or more extracts from any printed book or manuscript; but no whole, or greater part, of a manuscript is to be transcribed, without a particular leave from the trustees. The transcribers are not to lay the paper, on which they write, on any part of the book or manuscript they are using, nor are any tracings allowed without particular permission...
Page 45 - Limes on the other; that for coaches, this for walking $ with the Mall lying between them.
Page 51 - ... full of cattle just under it (no disagreeable object in the midst of a great city) ; and at each end a descent into parterres, with fountains and waterworks. From the...
Page 274 - The hall, galleries, and other public apartments, are now run to decay ; and there remains only one house on the spot (the Old Well), which is inhabited by a countryman and his wife, who carry the waters in bottles to the adjacent places...
Page 45 - ... paved with white marble, and placed within an arch, with pilasters of divers colours ; the upper part of which, as high as the ceiling, is painted by Ricci.