The History & Antiquities of the Town of Ludlow, and Its Ancient Castle: with Lives of the Presidents, and Descriptive and Historical Accounts of Gentlemen's Seats, Villages, &c. Second Edition with Additions

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Procter and Jones, 1826 - Engraving - 276 pages

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Page 118 - He that has light within his own clear breast May sit i' the centre, and enjoy bright day, But he that hides a dark soul, and foul thoughts Benighted walks under the midday sun; Himself is his own dungeon.
Page 112 - Give yourself to be merry, for you degenerate from your father if you find not yourself most able in wit and body and to do anything when you be most merry; but let your mirth be ever void of all scurrility and biting words to any man, for a wound given by a word is oftentimes harder to be cured than that which is given with the sword.
Page 112 - Remember, my son, the noble blood you are descended of, by your mother's side; and think, that only by virtuous life and good action you may be an ornament to that illustrious family...
Page 112 - Be humble and obedient to your master, for unless you frame yourself to obey others, yea, and feel in yourself what obedience is, you shall never be able to teach others how to obey you. Be courteous of gesture and affable to all men, with diversity of reverence according to the dignity of the person: there is nothing that winneth so much with so little cost.
Page 111 - In that time apply your study to such hours as your discreet master doth assign you, earnestly ; and the time (I know) he will so limit as shall be both sufficient for your learning and safe for your health...
Page 84 - ... at present, to whom all civil power is granted as secondary. The manners of the Welsh nation followed the genius of the government ; the people were ferocious, restive, savage, and uncultivated; sometimes composed, never pacified. Wales, within itself, was in perpetual disorder ; and it kept the frontier of England in perpetual alarm. Benefits from it to the state there were none. Wales was only known to England by incursion and invasion.
Page 112 - It will increase your force, and enlarge your breath. Delight to be cleanly as well in all parts of your body as in your garments. It shall make you grateful in each company ; and, otherwise, loathsome.
Page 111 - Let your first action be the lifting up of your mind to Almighty God, by hearty prayer ; and feelingly digest the words you speak in prayer, with continual meditation and thinking of Him to whom you pray, and of the matter for which you pray.
Page 99 - Lies the subject of all verse ; Sidney's sister, Pembroke's mother — Death, ere thou hast slain another, Learn'd and fair and good as she, Time shall throw his dart at thee.
Page 85 - From that moment, as by a charm, the tumults subsided ; obedience was restored ; peace, order, and civilization followed in the train of liberty. When the day-star of the English Constitution had arisen in their hearts, all was harmony within and without. Simul alba nautis Stella refulsit, Defluit saxis agitatus humor : Concidunt venti, fugiuntque nubes ; Et minax (quod sic voluere) ponto Unda recumbit.

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