Goodwood ... with a catalogue raisonné of the pictures in the gallery of ... the duke of Richmond

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Page 9 - Through glowing orchards forth they peep, Each from its nook of leaves, And fearless there the lowly sleep, As the bird beneath their eaves. The free, fair homes of England ! Long, long, in hut and hall, May hearts of native proof be rear'd To guard each hallow'd wall ! And green for ever be the groves, And bright the flowery sod, Where first the child's glad spirit loves THE LAND OF DREAMS.
Page 114 - And he said unto her, What wilt thou ? She saith unto him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, and the other on the left, in thy kingdom.
Page 146 - And forty days were fulfilled for him ; for so are fulfilled the days of those which are embalmed : and the Egyptians mourned for him threescore and ten days.
Page 162 - Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs.
Page 173 - I mean all lands untouched by the plough, bear a most even and smooth surface ; and whenever we find the appearance of that surface altered by excavations and other irregularities, we may there look with a prospect of success for the habitations of the Britons ; and especially if the herbage is of a more than verdant hue, and the soil thrown up by the moles of a blacker tint.
Page 87 - Coldstream regiment, that subsequently to the fifteenth of May, the day of the meeting at the orderly-room, Lieutenant-Colonel Lennox has behaved with courage ; but, from the peculiar difficulty of his situation, not with judgment.
Page 154 - ... which England is pre-eminent. It is, however, to our rural life that we are about to devote our attention ; and it is in rural life that the superiority of England is, perhaps, more striking, than in any other respect. Over the whole face of our country the charm of a refined existence is diffused. There is nothing which strikes foreigners so much as the beauty of our country abodes, and the peculiarity of our country life.
Page 177 - Wide o'er the pile the sable wine they throw, And deep subsides the ashy heap below. Next the white bones his sad companions place, With tears collected, in the golden vase. The sacred relics to the tent they bore: The urn a veil of linen cover'd o'er. That done, they bid the sepulchre aspire, And cast the deep foundations round the pyre; High in the midst they heap the swelling bed Of rising earth, memorial of the dead.
Page 183 - ... the thanks of the county in general, and of this city and its vicinity in particular, are largely due to His Grace the Duke of Richmond, for having thus munificently and liberally instituted an establishment of most material local benefit in every point of view, both as a source of pecuniary advantage to the inhabitants, and as a means of forwarding to notice, and increasing the consequence of this western part of the county ! We can only add our wish that the illustrious founder may for many...
Page 86 - In consequence of a dispute, already known to the public, his Royal Highness the Duke of York, attended by Lord Rawdon, and Lieutenant-Colonel Lennox, accompanied by the Earl of Winchelsea, met at Wimbledon-common.

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