The official illustrated guide to the Lancaster and Carlisle, Edinburgh and Glasgow, and Caledonian railways

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W.H. Smith and Son, 1859 - 384 pages
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JOHN MORROW 1795 Low Felling Durham , emigrated to Nova Scotia , married , became brother in law of Samuel Cunard , then First Consul , after his wife died , ret to England to work for John Stephenson , helping to run his office on the Lancaster to Carlisle Line , moving to Scotland with him , following the work , then returned to Nova Scotia , to work on their Railways . Died there 1862 .
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Page 209 - There are twenty of Roslin's barons bold Lie buried within that proud chapelle; Each one the holy vault doth hold— But the sea holds lovely Rosabelle. And each St Clair was buried there, With candle, with book, and with knell ; But the sea-caves rung, and the wild winds sung, The dirge of lovely Rosabelle ! XXIV.
Page 209 - Tis not because the ring they ride, And Lindesay at the ring rides well, But that my sire the wine will chide If 'tis not fill'd by Rosabelle.
Page 38 - The house was originally meant for a small villa, though it has long passed into the hands of farmers, and there is, in consequence, an air of neglect about the little demesne, which does not at all approach desolation, and yet gives it something of touching interest You see...
Page 209 - Blazed battlement and pinnet high, Blazed every rose-carved buttress fair, So still they blaze, when fate is nigh The lordly line of high St. Clair.
Page 231 - ... episcopacy, the high commission, the articles of Perth, the canons, and the liturgy were abolished and declared unlawful : and the whole fabric, which James and Charles, in a long course of years, had been rearing with so much care and policy, fell at once to the ground...
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Page 48 - ... of the Cumbrian mountains, exhibits on either side few traces of human neighbourhood ; the level area, where the hills recede enough to allow of any, is of a wild pastoral character or almost savage. The waters of the lake...
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