Chronology; or, A concise view of the annals of England: Wherein every particular occurrence from the descent of Julius Cæsar, to the present time ... is ... recorded, with the date affixed: also, an exact chronology of the lives of the most eminent men, in all ages of the world. To which is added a plan of the Saxon heptarchy ...

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J. Almon, 1769 - 68 עמודים
 

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עמוד 52 - Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?
עמוד 52 - Yea, I think it meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance ; knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ hath shewed me.
עמוד 13 - Pillar) are well suited to the Height of the Arches, the Mouldings are decently mixed with large Planes without an Affectation of filling every Corner with Ornaments, which, unless they are admirably good, glut the eye as much as in Musick, too much Division the Ears.
עמוד 99 - Stukely computes them in the following manner : " the great oval," he says, •• con. sists of ten uprights; the inner with the altar, of twenty; the great circle of thirty ; the inner of forty ; which are a hundred upright stones ; five imposts of the great oval ; thirty of the great circle ; the two stones on the bank of the area, the stone lying •within its entrance, and that standing without ; and another on the ground directly opposite to the entrance of the avenue ; so that the whole...
עמוד 12 - I muft juftly commend, for many things, beyond what I find in divers gothic fabrics of later date ; which though more elaborated with nice and fmall works, yet want the natural beauty that arifes from proportion, of the firft...
עמוד 54 - Father, pourtrayed in blue and red vefts, like little old men, the head, feet, and hands naked ; in one place fixing a pair of compafles on the fun and moon, in other parts were fome blunders committed in point of chronology, as, the Godhead was figured creating the Sun and Moon...
עמוד 32 - Boy-Bifhop, and his fellows are permitted on Innocent's day to execute all the facred offices in the chapel, according to the ufe of the church of Sarum. Rubr. xxix. This ftrange piece of religious mockery, flourifhed greatly in Salisbury cathedral. In the old ftatutes of...
עמוד 21 - PMS Captain Nicholas Tettersell, through whose prudence, valour, and loyalty, Charles II., king of England, after he had escaped the sword of his merciless rebels, and his forces received a fatal overthrow at Worcester, September 3, 1651, was faithfully preserved and conveyed to France. Departed this life 26th July, 1674.
עמוד 29 - ... the sea, and (what is more material), to be exposed to the cold air. If the weather happens to be stormy, and the sea so rough, as not to admit of bathing in it, recourse may be had to the baths : by this means bathing would become more universal, be unattended with terror, and no cure protracted. Moreover, invalids would have the advantage of this bathing remedy all the year round ; whereas, on account of the variableness of our climate, it is denied them at present, except in the Summer months,...
עמוד 101 - This, being a foot thick, rested on a layer of soft mould, in which was inclosed an urn full of bones ! The urn was of unbaked clay of a dark reddish colour, and crumbled into pieces. It had been rudely wrought with small mouldings round the verge, and other circular channels on the outside.

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