Observations upon the town of Cromer ... as a watering place, and ... its neighbourhood

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Page 124 - Low walks the sun, and broadens by degrees, Just o'er the verge of day. The shifting clouds Assembled gay, a richly gorgeous train, In all their pomp attend his setting throne. Air, earth, and ocean smile immense.
Page 27 - This royal throne of kings, this scepter'd isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea...
Page 14 - ... ocean. It is divided into distinct columns of five or six miles in length and three or four in breadth...
Page 65 - Molest her ancient solitary reign. . Beneath those rugged elms, that yew tree's shade, Where heaves the turf in many a mould'ring heap, Each in his narrow cell forever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.
Page 128 - Observations on English Architecture, Military, Ecclesiastical, and Civil, compared with similar Buildings on the Continent: including a critical Itinerary of Oxford and Cambridge; also Historical Notices of Stained Glass, Ornamental Gardening, &c.
Page 31 - Of clamorous rooks thick urge their weary flight, And seek the closing shelter of the grove; Assiduous, in his bower, the wailing owl Plies his sad song. The cormorant on high Wheels from the deep, and screams along the land. Loud shrieks the soaring hern; and with wild wing The circling sea-fowl cleave the flaky clouds.
Page 26 - Order confounded lies; all beauty void; Distinction lost; and gay variety One universal blot: such the fair power Of light, to kindle and create the whole.

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