The history of Brighton from the earliest period to the present time; and Picture of the roads ... to the metropolis

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Seite 34 - ... and grant that all who shall enjoy the benefit of this pious work, may show forth their thankfulness, by making a right use of it, to the glory of thy blessed name, through JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen.
Seite 48 - September the 3d, 1651, was faithfully preserved and conveyed to France, departed this life the 26th day of July, 1674.
Seite 143 - It is a borough by prescription, and has returned two members to Parliament since the reign of Edward I.
Seite 92 - Also interest of all moneys arising after my decease to have and to hold during the term of her natural life...
Seite 68 - Regiment of Foot, In different parts of Europe, And in the year 1745, fought under the command Of the Duke of Cumberland, At the Battle of Fontenoy, Where she received a Bayonet Wound in her arm. Her long life, which commenced in the Reign of Queen Anne, extended to George the Fourth, By whose munificence she received Comfort and support in her latter years. She died at Brighton, where she had long resided,. December 12th, 1821. Aged 108 years, And lies buried here.
Seite 47 - No. 3. mouth of the Trois Pistoles River, that in which the railway cutting has been made, is about one hundred and fifty feet above the level of the sea, and is composed of clay capped with sand and gravel. At no great distance inland, there rises a second terrace one hundred and sixty feet higher than the first, or about three hundred and ten feet above the sea. In some places the front of this terrace is cut into two or more. It consists of clay capped...
Seite 45 - K thing in its constructure worthy of notice — it is, in fact, nothing more nor less than a small mean-looking room ; but as the Commissioners, by the last act of Parliament, possess the power of furnishing the town with a better, it is to be hoped that the time is not very distant, when such a desideratum will be obtained. The workhouse was erected in 1733, upon the site of a chapel or chantry, attached to the convent of mendicant friars, dedicated to St. Bartholomew, and which was built by the...
Seite 47 - Saxon origin, and fabricated in this country, appears the most feasible ; though an ingenious writer, in the Gentleman's Magazine for 1807, declares, "That, after a careful examination, he considers all that has been said of it as a trick upon antiquaries ; and from the freshness of the work, and modern initials, with the date 1745, on the plinth, he is led to conclude, that it was executed in that year...
Seite 89 - The plan of the church is a cross; the nave is destroyed, but confused masses of walls still remaining mark the boundary of the west front. The lofty square tower rising from the centre of the transepts consists of two stories, the first entirely Saxon, having two arched recesses with columns, and within each recess an arched window. At the sides, and between each recess, are breaks, and columns at the angle of the tower. The second story also has two recesses with columns...
Seite 48 - Could not affright his duty to the crowne ; Which glorious act of his for church and state, Eight princes in one day did gratulate ; Professing all to him in debt to bee, As all the world are to his memory. Since earth could not reward the worth him given, He now receives it from the King of Heaven. In the same chest one jewel more you have, The partner of his virtues, bed & grave.

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