Stowe. A description of the house and gardens of ... George Grenville Nugent Temple, marquis of Buckingham

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Seite 27 - cave, To arched walks, and twilight groves, And shadows brown, which Sylvan loves When the sun begins to fling His flaring beams, me, Goddess, bring. THE TEMPLE OF CONCORD AND VICTORY, is a large beautiful building in the antique taste, decorated with
Seite 32 - scoops in circling theatres the vale ; Calls in the country, catches op'ning glades, Unites the woods, and varies shades from shades ; Nature shall join you; Time shall make it grow A work to. wonder at,—perhaps a STOWE. A. POPE. A circular stair-case leads up to the top, which commands a view over great part of the counties of Buckingham, Oxford, Northampton, and Bedford.
Seite 25 - into unknown seas and nations the knowledge and glory of the English name. JOHN HAMPDEN, Who, with great spirit and consummate abilities, began a noble opposition to an arbitrary court, in defence of the liberties of his country ; supported them in parliament, and died for them in the field. SIR JOHN BARNARD, Who distinguished himself in Parliament by an
Seite 24 - aut Phoebo digna locuti, Inventas aut qui vitam excoluere per artes, Quique sui memores alios fecere merendo. Here are the bands, who for their country
Seite 22 - He too, like SIDNEY, nurs'd in learning's arms, For nobler war forsook her peaceful charms; Like him, possess'd of every pleasing art, The secret wish of every virgin's heart; Like him, cut off in youthful glory's pride, He, unrepining for his country dy'd. GEORGE
Seite 32 - THE SOUTH SIDE. And you, brave Cobham, to the latest breath, Shall feel your ruling passion strong in death : Such in those
Seite 11 - and her old husband Malbecco. See Book III. Canto 10. Upon the frize is the following motto from Catullus, Nunc amet qui nondum amavit; Quique amavit, nunc amet. Let him love now, who never lov'd before: Let him who always lov'd, now love the more. THE LATE QUEEN'S STATUE is
Seite 24 - lov'd. KING ALFRED, The mildest, justest, most beneficent of kings; who drove out the Danes, secured the seas, protected learning, established juries, crushed corruption, guarded liberty, and was the founder of the English "constitution. EDWARD, PRINCE OF WALES, . « The terror of Europe, the delight of England; who preserved unaltered, in the height of glory and fortune, his natural gentleness and modesty. Queen QUEEN ELIZABETH,
Seite 25 - confounded the projefts, and destroyed the power that threatened to oppress the liberties of Europe ; shook off the yoke of Ecclesiastical tyranny ; restored religion from the corruptions of Popery ; and by a wise, a moderate, and a popular government, gave wealth, security, and
Seite 18 - Civibus suis instituit. Who having planned, with consummate wisdom, a system of laws firmly secured against every encroachment of corruption ; and having, by the expulsion of riches, banished luxury, avarice, and intemperance; established in the state for many ages, perfect liberty and inviolable purity of manners. The father of his country. UNDER SOCRATES. Qui corruptissima in civitate

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