The history and antiquities of ... Ludlow; with lives of the presidents, and accounts of gentlemen's seats, &c

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Page 97 - EPITAPH. ON THE COUNTESS OF PEMBROKE. UNDERNEATH this sable hearse Lies the subject of all verse, Sidney's sister, Pembroke's mother : Death, ere thou hast slain another, Fair, and learned, and good as she, Time shall throw a dart at thee.
Page 116 - 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 mid-day sun ; Himself is his own dungeon.
Page 109 - 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 110 - 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. And mark the sense and the matter of that you read as...
Page 110 - 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 85 - ... nation should have a right to English liberties and yet no share at all in the fundamental security of these liberties — the grant of their own property — seemed a thing so incongruous that, eight years after, that is, in the thirty-fifth...
Page 110 - 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 141 - O'er Teme's luxuriant vale, Thy moss-grown halls, thy precincts drear, To musing Fancy's pensive ear, Unfold a varied tale. When terror stalk'd the prostrate land With savage Cambria's ruthless band, Beneath thy frowning shade.
Page 84 - The march of the human mind is slow. Sir, it was not until after two hundred years discovered that, by an eternal law, Providence had decreed vexation to violence, and poverty to rapine.
Page 30 - The too late re..! pentance pentance of this abandoned woman drove her to the madness of desperation, and in her frenzy she destroyed herself. The following curious account in Leland's Collectanea ; Tom. 1. p. 231, refers to this period. Thinges excerptid oute of an old Englisch boke yn ryme of the Gestes of Guarine and his sunnes.

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