The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, Nide 3

Edward Hungerford Goddard
Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1857
Includes proceedings of the annual general meetings of the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society.

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Sivu 321 - And ever, against eating cares, Lap me in soft Lydian airs, Married to immortal verse, Such as the meeting soul may pierce, In notes with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness long drawn out, With wanton heed and giddy cunning; The melting voice through mazes running, Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony; That Orpheus...
Sivu 310 - ... he was a father to the poor ; and the cause which he knew not he searched out.
Sivu 278 - In the elder days of Art, Builders -wrought with greatest care Each minute and unseen part ; For the gods see everywhere.
Sivu 66 - Next to the immediate discharge of my holy office, I know not how in any course of studies I could have better served my patron, my people, and my successors, than by preserving the memoirs of this parish and the adjacent parts, which before lay remote from common notice, and in few years had been buried in unsearchable oblivion.
Sivu 144 - ... the young birds (before they were able to fly) with greyhounds. So far from this possibility existing with the present remnant of the breed, the young birds, upon being alarmed, constantly squat close to the ground, in the...
Sivu 267 - Thomas Simon most humbly prays your Majesty to compare this his tryal piece with the Dutch, and if more truly drawn and embossed, more gracefully ordered, and more accurately engraven, to relieve him...
Sivu 311 - THERE is a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be supposed a crow; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishoplike he finds a perch, And dormitory too. Above the steeple shines a plate, That turns and turns, to indicate From what point blows the weather. Look up — your brains begin to swim, 'Tis in the clouds — that pleases him, He chooses it the rather. Fond of the speculative height, Thither he...
Sivu 103 - Be sober and watch : because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goeth about, seeking whom he may devour : whom resist ye strong in faith ; knowing that the same affliction befalls your brethren who are in the world.
Sivu 96 - Evdques, &c., infers that the head is intended either for the moon or the morning star, and typical of St. John the Baptist, since as the moon in the absence of the sun reflects his light and testifies to his existence, so it was said of St. John that he " was sent to bear witness of the Light ; " while the morning star was also considered typical of the Baptist, inasmuch as he was the forerunner of
Sivu 66 - ... parts, which before lay remote from common notice, and in few years had been buried in unsearchable oblivion. If the present age be too much immersed in cares or pleasures, to take any relish, or to make any use of these discoveries ; I then appeal to posterity : for I believe the times will come, when persons of better inclination will arise, who will be glad to find any collection of this nature ; and will be ready to supply the defects, and carry on the continuation of it.

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