The Original Bath Guide: Historical and Descriptive : Containing Walks and Drives Round Bath, the Medicinal Uses of the Mineral Waters, the Geology of the Neighbourhood

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Lewis & Tyte, 1885 - 175 pages
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Page xiv - tis no matter; honour pricks me on. Yea, but how if honour prick me off when I come on? how then? Can honour set to a leg? no: or an arm? no: or take away the grief of a wound? no. Honour hath no skill in surgery, then? no. What is honour? a word. What is that word, honour? air. A trim reckoning! — Who hath it? he that died o
Page xii - Of all the gay places the world can afford, By gentle and simple for pastime ador'd, Fine balls, and fine concerts, fine buildings, and springs, Fine walks, and fine views, and a thousand fine things, (Not to mention the sweet situation and air) What place, my dear mother, with Bath can compare...
Page 129 - The religious teaching is in accordance with the doctrines of the Church of England. The...
Page x - The baths are bear-gardens, where both sexes bathe promiscuously, while the passers-by pelt them with dead dogs, cats, and pigs; and even human creatures are hurled over the rails into the water." It is not so bad as that now, but lodgings are still held at rates which might be advantageously tempered to the shorn. I append the result of a chemical analysis I caused to be made of these incomparable Waters, that the fame of their virtues may no longer rest upon the inadequate basis of their observed...
Page 30 - Ocean, the first thing which strikes us is, that, the north-east and south-east monsoons, which are found the one on the north and the other on...
Page 127 - Professor JOHN ATTFIELD PROFESSOR OF PRACTICAL CHEMISTRY TO THE PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN; AUTHOR OF A MANUAL OF GENERAL, MEDICAL, AND PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY. " I have annually, for the past ten years, made an independent analysis of Pears' Soap, and have not found it to vary in quality or in composition.
Page x - In this battle, on the king's part, there were more officers and gentlemen of quality slain, than common men ; and more hurt than slain. That which would have clouded any victory, and made the loss of others less spoken of, was the death of sir Bevil...
Page 2 - After my death I wish no other herald, No other speaker of my living actions, To keep mine honour from corruption, But such an honest chronicler as Griffith.
Page 26 - King, bishop of the diocese, who, it is asserted, was prompted to the good work by a vision he beheld in his...
Page xvii - These are the arms of WELLS only, the see in fact, though having a double name, being but one bishopric of which the seat is at Wells. The Arm

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