The Cambro-Briton, Volume 1

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J. Limbird., 1820

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Page 100 - O'er bog or steep, through strait, rough, dense, or rare, With head, hands, wings, or feet, pursues his way, And swims, or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies.
Page 124 - Bards, went to sea in the house of glass, and there have been no tidings whither they went. Third, Madawg, son of Owain Gwynedd, who, accompanied by three hundred men, went to sea in ten ships, and it is not known to what place they went.
Page 167 - What matter where, if I be still the same, And what I should be, all but less than he Whom thunder hath made greater?
Page 466 - Long practice has a sure improvement found, With kindled fires to burn the barren ground, When the light stubble, to the flames...
Page 308 - ... is up: hark ! how it howls ! Methinks Till now, I never heard a sound so dreary: Doors creak, and windows clap, and night's foul bird, Rook'd...
Page 87 - And none of them, or of their progeny, returned to this island, but remained among the Romans in the country of Gwasgwyn [Gascony], where they are at this time. And it was in revenge for this expedition that the Romans first came into this island.
Page 46 - And before that time there was no justice but what was done through favor ; nor any law save that of might. Third Dyfnwal Moelmud, who reduced to a system the laws, customs, maxims, and privileges appertaining to a country and nation. And for these reasons were they called the three pillars of the nation of the Cymry. The three Social Tribes of the Isle of Britain.
Page 466 - New breathings, whence new nourishment she takes; Or that the heat the gaping ground constrains, New knits the surface, and new strings the veins ; Lest soaking showers should pierce her secret seat,} Or freezing Boreas chill her genial heat, / Or scorching suns too violently beat.
Page 37 - The whole is to be suspended from four lines of strong iron cables, by perpendicular iron rods placed five feet apart, and these rods will support the road-way framing. The suspending power is calculated at 2016 tons, and the weight to be suspended, exclusive of the cables, is 343 tons, leaving a disposable power of 1674 tons.
Page 132 - To know wisdom and instruction ; to perceive the words of understanding; to receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; to give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion...

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