The Bristol memorialist

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W.Tyson, 1823
 

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Side 12 - I .was yesterday, about sunset, walking in the open fields, till the night insensibly fell upon me. I at first amused myself with all the richness and variety of colours which appeared in the western parts of heaven. In proportion as., they faded away and went out, several stars and planets appeared one after another, till the whole firmament was in a glow.
Side 99 - Sleep, gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down...
Side 84 - ... to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate the distresses of all men in all countries.
Side 242 - A table richly spread, in regal mode, With dishes piled, and meats of noblest sort And savour, beasts of chase, or fowl of game, In pastry built, or from the spit, or boiled, Gris-amber-steamed ; all fish from sea or shore, Freshet, or purling brook, of shell or fin, And exquisitest name, for which was drained Pontus, and Lucrine Bay, and Afric coast.
Side 84 - I cannot name this gentleman without remarking that his labours and writings have done much to open the eyes and hearts of mankind. He has visited all Europe, — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the...
Side 305 - On some of the Causes by which Evangelical Religion has been rendered less acceptable to Persons of cultivated Taste.
Side 12 - I seated myself by the candle that stood on a table at one end of the room; and pretending to read a book that I took out of my pocket, heard several dreadful stories of ghosts as pale as ashes that had stood at the feet of a bed, or walked over a churchyard by moonlight...
Side 12 - I took out of my pocket, heard several dreadful stories of ghosts as pale as ashes, that had stood at the feet of a bed, or walked over a churchyard by moonlight; and of others that had...
Side 225 - The' Work of Faith, the Labour of Love, and the Patience of Hope illustrated, in the Life and Death of the Rev.
Side 64 - Remains of William Reed, late of Thornbury ; including Rambles in Ireland, with other Compositions in Prose; his Correspondence, and Poetical Productions. To which is prefixed, a Memoir of his Life. By the Rev. John Evans, Author of the Ponderer. 8vo.

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