The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 210

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Edw. Cave, 1736-[1868], 1861

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Pagina 566 - Hark ! how the sacred calm, that breathes around, Bids every fierce tumultuous passion cease ; In still small accents whispering from the ground, A grateful earnest of eternal peace.
Pagina 235 - They are on parchment, and were pasted inside the covers, but are now disengaged from their fellows by the joint action of time and damp. The first consists of the will of Robert Atte Wod, Alderman of Oxford, dated the 28th day of May, 1461, just thirty-three years prior to the date of the book itself. By it he bequeaths his soul to Almighty God and all the saints, and his body to be buried in the church of the Blessed Mary of Oseney, near the grave of his father; and after making gifts to various...
Pagina 469 - O my mother ! O my father ! do not lament for me, for I have never been in better cheer: the blessed apostle James is at my side, sustaining me and filling me with celestial comfort and joy ! " The parents, being astonished, hastened to the judge, who at that moment was seated at table, and the mother called out, " Our son lives ! " The judge mocked at them : " What sayest thou, good woman? thou art beside thyself! If thy son lives, so do those fowls in my dish.
Pagina 553 - Published under the direction of the general council of medical education and registration of the United Kingdom, pursuant to the medical act (1858).
Pagina 236 - The Form and order of the service that is to be performed, and of the ceremonies that are to be observed in the Coronation of their Majesties King George III. and Queen Charlotte in the Abbey Church of St.
Pagina 539 - Cambrensis, who lived at the end of the twelfth century and the beginning of the thirteenth century, states that in his time the bodies of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere were exhumed at Glastonbury.
Pagina 168 - ... sacred person. And when his majesty shall at any time think fit to go any progress, he will be pleased to appoint such other times for...
Pagina 259 - ... a shovel and hammer were left on the spot by the divers ; but these tools were, contrary to their expectations, nowhere to be found on their next visit. In the progress of the excavation, however, while advancing the protecting wooden framework, this missing shovel and hammer were found in the way of it, having descended at least eighteen feet into the ground, and probably resting on, or mixed up with some ancient deposit.
Pagina 373 - BRASSES. A MANUAL OF MONUMENTAL BRASSES. Comprising an Introduction to the Study of these Memorials, and a List of those remaining in the British Isles.
Pagina 134 - The circumference of the circle was formed by upright posts of black oak, measuring from 6 to 8 feet in height ; these were mortised into beams of a similar material, laid flat upon the marl and sand beneath the bog, and nearly 16 feet below the present surface. The upright posts were held together by connecting cross-beams, and [said to be] fastened by large iron nails...

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