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" IN Britain's isle, no matter where, An ancient pile of building stands : "The Huntingdons and Hattons there Employed the power of fairy hands To raise the ceiling's fretted height, Each panel in achievements clothing, Rich windows that exclude the light,... "
Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth - Page 288
by Lucy Aikin - 1818 - 522 pages
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Poems

Thomas Gray - 1786 - 178 pages
...of building flands : The Huntingdons and Hattons there Employ 'd the power of Fairy hands. To raife the ceiling's fretted height, Each pannel in achievements...clothing, Rich windows that exclude the light, And paflages, that lead to nothing. E 4 Full Full oft within the fpacious walls, When he had fifty winters...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795
...fj ^i- Ei'-aiitl'i. The Huntingdon! anil Hattons there limploy'd the power of fairy hands To raifc the ceiling's fretted height, Each pannel in achievements clothing, Rich windows that eiclude the light, Arid paffages, that lead to nothing *. Full oft within the fpacious walls, When...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...Viscountess Cobham. The house formerly belonged to the Earls of Huntingdon and the family of Hatton. 4 To raise the ceiling's fretted height, Each pannel...achievements clothing, Rich windows that exclude the light,And passages, that lead to nothing. Full oft within the spacious walls, When he had fifty winters...
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Moore. Cawthorne. Collins. Dyer. Shenstone. Mallet. Akenside. Gray ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...the deep.'' A LONG STORY. IN Britain's iflejio matter where, A'i antient pile of building ilands : The Huntingdons and Hattons there Employed the power of Fairy hands To raife the cieling'e fretted height, . Each pannel in/ achievements cloathing, Rich windows that exclude...
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Topography of Great Britain: Or, British Traveller's Directory: Cornwall

George Alexander Cooke - England - 1817
...described, and the fantastic manners ot her time are likewise delineated with equal truth and humour : " In Britain's isle, no matter where, • An ancient pile of building stands : The 4 The Huntiugdous and Hattou* there Employ'd the power of fairy hands, " To raise the cieling's fretted...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...fanciful and pleasant account of it in the following copy of verses, which he entitled A Long Story.'] IN Britain's isle, no matter where, An ancient pile of building stands : [35] [35] The mansion-house at Stoke-Pogeis, then in the possession of Viscountess Cobham. The house...
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Antiquarian and Topographical Cabinet: Containing a Series of Elegant Views ...

James Storer - Great Britain - 1803
...time, in whose reign it was erected, are thus humourously described in the opening of this piece. " In Britain's isle, no matter where, An ancient pile...building stands ; The Huntingdons and Hattons there Employ'd the power of fairy hands, To raise the cielings fretted height ; Each pannel in achievements...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...matters into consideration); but when genuine, they serve to heighten and embellish it. A LONG STORY. JN Britain's isle, no matter where, * An ancient pile...building stands: The Huntingdons and Hattons there Employ'd the pow'r of Fairy hands To raise the ceiling's fretted height, Each pannel in achievements...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 638 pages
...sentiment!! of good judges were equally divided about it. See Mr. Mason' Memoirs, vol. i, p. l"i. 157 To raise the ceiling's fretted height, Each pannel...clothing, Rich windows that exclude the light, And pa-sages, that lead to nothing '. Foil oft within the spacious walls, When he had lifty winters o'er...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 11

Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1810 - 680 pages
...mansion of Stoke-Pogis in Buckinghamshire, nmv lie considered equally applicable to ibis at Holdeuby, " In Britain's Isle, no matter where An ancient pile of building stands : "II..- Huntingdon* and Hutloiu there Employ'd the pow'r of fairy hands. To raise the ceiling's fretted...
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