The Kentish Traveller's Companion: In a Descriptive View of the Towns, Villages, Remarkable Buildings and Antiquities, Situated on Or Near the Road from London to Margate, Dover and Canterbury ...

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T. Fisher, Rochester, and Simmons and Kirkby, Canterbury, 1776 - 192 עמודים

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עמוד 186 - tis, to caft one's eyes fo low ! The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air...
עמוד 59 - Add to this, the untimely and expensive honour of knighthood, to make his poverty more completely splendid. And when by these deductions his fortune was so shattered and ruined, that perhaps he was obliged to sell his patrimony, he had not even that poor privilege allowed him, without paying an exorbitant fine for a licence of alienation.
עמוד 109 - a coffin of wood which covered a coffin of gold was drawn up by ropes, and then an invaluable treasure was discovered : gold was the meanest thing to be seen there ; all shone and glittered with the rarest and most precious jewels of an extraordinary size, some were larger than the egg of a goose...
עמוד 5 - To this great ship, which round the world has run, And match'd, in race, the chariot of the sun, This Pythagorean ship (for it may claim, Without presumption, so deserved a name, By knowledge once, and transformation now), In her new shape this sacred port allow.
עמוד 166 - Canterbury gate, is a free grammar fchool, for tha inftruftion of the fons of the freemen. It was founded by Sir Roger Manwood, in 1563. Sir Roger was a native of Sandwich, and lord chief baron of the exchequer in the reign of queen Elizabeth. It is fuppofed to have been built on the fpot where formerly was a nunnery, which was deftroyed by the French when they burnt St. Mary's church. Some part of the materials were probably applied in building thi: fchool.
עמוד 59 - ... to make amends he was yet to pay half a year's profits as a fine for fuing out his livery ; and alfo the price or value of his marriage, if he refufed fuch wife as his lord and guardian had bartered for, and impofed upon him ; or twice that value, if he married another woman. Add to this, the untimely and expenfive honour of knighthood, to make his poverty more completely fplendid. And when by thefe...
עמוד 102 - Philip and Mary. In 1573 Queen Elizabeth kept her court here in a royal progress : she attended divine service at the Cathedral every Sunday during her stay at Canterbury, and was magnificently entertained, with all her attendants and a great concourse of other company, by Archbishop Parker, on her birth-day, kept at his palace. The site...
עמוד 179 - England, by the name of the mayor, jurats and commonalty of the town and parish of Maidstone in the county of Kent...
עמוד 48 - Londoners, more careful in those days to maintain their issue for the present, than their houses for the future, were more tenacious, tender and retentive of the present custom, and more careful to continue it, than generally those of most other shires were; not because (as some give the reason) the younger be as good gentlemen as the elder brethren; (an argument proper, perchance, for the partible land in Wales) but because it was land, which, by the nature of it, appertained not to the gentry,...
עמוד 89 - From the upper floor the stair-case rises ten feet higher, to the top of the great tower, which is about ninety-three feet from the ground, round which is a battlement seven feet high, with embrasures. At each angle Is a tower about twelve feet square, with floors and battlements above them : the whole height of these towers is about one hundred and twelve feet from the ground.

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