Dutton, Allen, & co.'s directory & gazetteer of the counties of Oxon, Berks & Bucks

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Էջ 201 - Lie heavy on him, earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee.
Էջ 533 - In the same pious confidence, beside her friend and sister, here sleep the remains of Dorothy Gray, widow, the careful, tender mother of many children, one of whom alone had the misfortune to survive her.
Էջ 288 - I am weary of the times, and foresee much misery to my country, but I believe I shall be out of it ere night.
Էջ 201 - That on the same day of every year for ever, the inheritors of his Grace's honours and titles should render at WINDSOR to her Majesty, her heirs and successors, one standard or colours, with three fleursde-lis painted thereon, as an acquittance for all manner of rents, suits, and services due to the Crown.
Էջ 287 - Western extremity of the church, is the following inscription : -'This church was enlarged in the year 1830, by which means 487 additional sittings were obtained; and, in consequence of a grant from the 'Incorporated Society for promoting the Enlargement, Building, and Repairing of Churches and Chapels, 287 of that number are hereby declared to be free and unappropriated for ever, in addition to 70 formerly provided.
Էջ 497 - Underneath this stone doth lie As much virtue as could die ; Which, when alive, did vigor give To as much beauty as could live.
Էջ 265 - ... one of the places which may be given for the purpose of vacating a seat in the house of commons.
Էջ 437 - The bottom of this chasm is a series of weed-choked pools, fed by the chalk-springs ; great ivy-covered trees hang over it in all directions. It looks beautifully cool on a sultry summer day. Merlin, or Mother Shipton, or somebody, prophesies thus about it : " They who live, and do abide, Shall see Bledlow Church fall into the Glyde; And they who live, and do remain, Shall see the church built up again.
Էջ 92 - This Church was erected in the year 1835, containing 323 sittings; and, in consequence of a grant from the Incorporated Society for promoting the enlargement, building, and repairing of churches and chapels, 193 of that number are hereby declared to be free and unappropriated for ever.
Էջ 273 - Ilsley, remote amidst the Berkshire downs, Claims these distinctions o'er her sister towns — Far-famed for sheep and wool, though not for spinners, For sportsmen, doctors, publicans and sinners.

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