Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club

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Page 334 - In body, and become a living soul: While with an eye made quiet by the power Of harmony, and the deep power of joy, We see into the life of things. If this Be but a vain belief, yet, oh! how oft— In darkness and amid the many shapes Of joyless daylight; when the fretful stir Unprofitable, and the fever of the world, Have hung upon the beatings of my heart— How oft, in spirit, have I turned to thee, O sylvan Wye! thou wanderer thro' the woods, How often has my spirit turned to thee!
Page 334 - Once again Do I behold these steep and lofty cliffs, That on a wild secluded scene impress Thoughts of more deep seclusion ; and connect The landscape with the quiet of the sky.
Page 71 - As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay, or to see a fair timber tree sound and perfect. How much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against the waves and weathers of time.
Page 173 - How fading are the joys we dote upon ! Like apparitions seen and gone ; But those which soonest take their flight Are the most exquisite and strong ; Like angels' visits, short and bright, Mortality's too weak to bear them long.
Page 329 - Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.
Page 43 - And after her, came jolly June, arrayed All in green leaves, as he a player were; Yet in his time, he wrought as well as played, That by his...
Page 39 - Aynam Lodge, Kendal.) Derbyshire Archaeological and Natural History Society. (ARTHUR Cox, Esq., MA, Mill Hill, Derby.) Essex Archaeological Society. (HW KING, Esq., Leigh Hill, Leigh, Essex.) Hampshire Field Club. (W. DALE, Esq., FGS, 5, Sussex Place, Southampton.) Kent Archaeological Society. (G. PAYNE, Esq., FSA, Rochester.) Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society. (GC YATES, Esq., FSA, Swinton, Manchester.) Leicestershire Architectural and Archaeological Society. (WJ FREER, Esq., 10, New Street,...
Page 200 - Mongst Hatterill's lofty hills, that with the clouds are crowned, The valley Ewias lies, immured so deep and round, As they below, that see the mountains rise so high, Might think the straggling herds were grazing in the sky: Which in it such a shape of solitude doth bear, As Nature at the first appointed it for prayer...
Page 13 - Chester MSS. OXFORD, St. Mary Magdalen, 1600-1726, Chester MSS. OXFORD, St. Mary the Virgin, 1599-1866, Chester MSS. OXFORD, St. Peter-in-the-East, 1559-1866, Chester MSS. RUTLAND. EDITH WESTON, Bap. 1585, Mar. and Bur. 1586-1836. Rev. A. Trollope. HAMBLEDON, Bap. and Bur. 1558-1812, Mar. 1558-1846, Rev. Geo. Gibb. LUFFENHAM (NORTH), Bap. 1572-1748, Mar. and Bur. 1565-1749, Rev. PG Dennis. LYNDON, Bap. and Bur. 1580-1813, Mar.
Page 127 - ... a force which, if suddenly liberated, would produce a flash of lightning ? Think you that what is carelessly looked upon by the uninitiated as a mere snowflake does not suggest higher associations to one who has seen through a microscope the...

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