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Journal of a Residence of Two Years and a Half in Great Britain
Jehangeer Nowrojee,Hirjeebhoy Merwanjee
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1841
Admiral allowed appearance arranged beautiful Bombay Bridge British building built called carriage carried CHAPTER Chatham Commons containing court East eight engine England English establishment extensive families feel feet fitted five four gardens give half hand head horses House hundred immense India institution iron keep kind King land launching leave length light living London look Lord means miles minutes models month morning nearly never officers paid pass persons pieces plate pleased present principal Queen received river round Royal seen shilling ship side situated sorts stands steam stone Street taken thing thousand tion told took town vessels vote whole wish yard
Էջ 271 - ... that comes from abroad or is grown at home ; taxes on the raw material; taxes on every fresh value that is added to it by the industry of man; taxes on the sauce which pampers man's appetite, and the drug that restores him to health, — on the ermine which decorates the judge, and the rope which hangs the criminal, — on the poor man's salt, and the rich man's spice, — on the brass nails of the coffin, and the ribbons of the bride, — at bed or board, couchant or levant, — we must pay.
Էջ 477 - Forgive, blest shade, the tributary tear, That mourns thy exit from a world like this ; Forgive the wish that would have kept thee here, And stayed thy progress to the seats of bliss • No more confined to grov'ling scenes of night, No more a tenant pent in mortal clay, Now should we rather hail thy glorious flight, And trace thy journey to the realms of day.
Էջ 272 - ... for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then immediately taxed from two to ten per cent. Besides the probate, large fees are demanded for burying him in the chancel ; his virtues are handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he...
Էջ 272 - His whole property is then immediately taxed from two to ten per cent. Besides the probate, large fees are demanded for burying him in the chancel ; his virtues are handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he is then gathered to his fathers — to be taxed no more.
Էջ 282 - Her home is on the deep. With thunders from her native oak She quells the floods below — As they roar on the shore, When the stormy winds do blow ; When the battle rages loud and long, And the stormy winds do blow.
Էջ 353 - Exchequer shall always ex officio form three. The president is also nominated by the crown, is usually a cabinet minister, and in all changes of administration retires from office together with the salaried commissioners and secretary.
Էջ 203 - ... every carriage, and gives the owner an opportunity of displaying his best wig to every one that passes by. A little artificial fountain, spouting water sometimes to the amazing height of four feet, and in which frogs supply the want of fishes, is one of the most exquisite ornaments in these gardens. There are, besides (if the spot of ground allows sufficient space for them), very curious statues of Harlequin, Scaramouch, Pierrot, and Columbine, which serve to remind their wives and daughters...
Էջ 474 - As lamps burn silent with unconscious light, So modest ease in beauty shines most bright. Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief does it all.
Էջ 477 - And let us ex- | alt his | name to- | gether. 1 sought the | Lord • and he | heard me : And delivered me | out of | all my | fears.
Էջ 205 - He welcomed me into the country ; and, after having made me observe the turnpike on my left, and the ' Golden Wheatsheaf ' on my right, he conducted me into his house, where I was received by his lady, who made a thousand apologies for being catched in such a dishabille. " The hall (for so I was taught to call it) had its white wall almost hid by a curious collection of prints and paintings. On one side was a large map of London, a plan and elevation of the...