Guide to the Chalybeate Spring of Thetford: Exhibiting the General and Primary Effects of the Thetford Spa, Rules Essential to be Observed Whilst Taking a Course of the Waters, an Account of the Diseases in which it Will Most Probably be Found in Efficacious, Cautionary Hints Against the Indiscriminate Use of this Water in Diseases to which it is Inapplicable, and Testimonials of Medical Men ...

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Страница 60 - Arcadian plain. Pure stream, in whose transparent wave My youthful limbs I wont to lave ; No torrents stain thy limpid source, No rocks impede thy dimpling course, That sweetly warbles o'er its bed, With white round polish'd pebbles spread...
Страница 64 - ... which during the morning are generally occupied in succession by invalids who wish for a temporary rest. The spot is altogether highly picturesque. The water taken fresh from the basin of the spring is as transparent as rock chrystal, and perfectly colourless. Its taste is strictly chalybeate, and by no means unpleasant. It exhales, when minutely examined, an odour resembling the smell of iron when rubbed in contact with water. The temperature of the water before it reaches the air, is invariably...
Страница 15 - The slope or ramp of this mount is extremely steep, forming an angle, with the plane of the horizon of more than forty degrees, and yet no traces remain of any path or steps for the purpose of carrying up machines or any weighty ammunition. The chief entrance seems to have been on the north side, where in the second or inner rampart a passage is so formed that troops attempting to enter must have presented their flanks to a double line of the garrison looking down upon them.
Страница 30 - He comes ! the herald of a noisy world ; News from all nations, lumb'ring at his back!
Страница 30 - Houses in ashes, and the fall of stocks, Births, deaths, and marriages, epistles wet With tears that trickled down the writer's cheeks Fast as the periods from his fluent quill, Or charged with amorous sighs of absent swains, Or nymphs responsive, equally affect His horse and him, unconscious of them all.
Страница 9 - English nobility, equally harassed with those convulsions, obliged their kings to come to a compromise, and to divide the kingdom between them by treaty. Canute reserved to himself the northern division, consisting of Mercia, East Anglia, and Northumberland, which he had entirely subdued ; the southern parts were left to Edmond. This prince survived the treaty about a month.
Страница 45 - ... effect till the time of James I., when, upon a petition of the townsmen, it was enacted, by the authority of parliament, that there should be for ever a free grammar school and hospital ; and that the master of the school, who should be the preacher, according to the will of the testator, with the usher, and the four poor people, should be a body politic, under the title of " The master and fellows of the school and hospital at Thetford, founded by King James I. according to the will of Sir Richard...
Страница 14 - East of the mount is a large area, or place of arms, three hundred feet square, •evidently intended for parading the troops -employed in its defence. The mount is about one hundred feet in height, and the circumference at the base, nine hundred and...

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