Abbey aisle Altar ancient Anno appears arch Archbishop argent arms bearing beautiful belonging Bishop Blackfriars Road body building built called Chancel Chapel Church Clopton Cloth Coat consists containing cross crown daughter died DITTO Drawn east east end Edward elegant Elizabeth Engraved entrance erected feet figures Font formerly founded four gift gilt glass Hall hand head height Henry inscription J.P.Neale Jesus John John de Stratford King Lady late lesser lights LITTLE MALVERN London Lord lower Malvern marble Mary Melford memory monument Nave Neale north side originally ornamented Oxford painted pane Parish Plate pointed Pray present Priest principal probably reign remains repaired represented Richard rises sculptured silver Soul south side spire standing stone third Thomas tomb Tower town upper wall whole wife window written
الصفحة 31 - At tables playing Don Gaiferos sits, For Melisendra is forgotten now.2 And that personage who appears there with a crown on his head and a sceptre in his hand...
الصفحة 16 - There was a fair Rood Loft, with the Rood, Mary and John, of every side, and with a fair pair of Organs standing thereby; which Loft extended all the breadth of the Church, and on Good Friday a Priest, then standing by the Rood, sang The Passion. The side thereof, towards the body of the Church, in twelve partitions in boards, was fair painted with the images of the twelve Apostles.
الصفحة 16 - I think 1 that he containeth the whole round world; and in the tabernacle at the south end there was a fair image of Our Blessed Lady having the afflicted body of her dear son, as he was taken down off the cross lying along...
الصفحة 38 - The first remark that occurs on viewing this 30 bust is, that it presents our bard in the act of composition, and in his gayest mood. The vis comica so brightens his countenance, that it is hardly a stretch of fancy, to suppose him in the actual creation of Falstaff himself. Very sure I am, that the figure must long have continued a source of infinite delight to those, who had enjoyed his convivial qualities.
الصفحة 38 - HABET. STAY PASSENGER, WHY GOEST THOV BY so FAST, READ, IF THOV CANST, WHOM ENVIOVS DEATH HATH PLAST WITHIN THIS MONVMENT, SHAKSPEARE, WITH WHOME QVICK NATVRE DIDE ; WHOSE NAME DOTH DECK YS. TOMBE FAR MORE THEN COST ; SITH ALL YT. HE HATH WRITT LEAVES LIVING ART BVT PAGE TO SERVE HIS WITT. OBIIT ANO. DOI. 1616. ^ETATIS 53. DIE 23 AP.
الصفحة 26 - Whoe'er them art, with reverence tread These sacred mansions of the dead ! Not that the monumental bust Or sumptuous tomb here guards the dust Of rich or great : let wealth, rank, birth, Sleep undistinguish'd in the earth ; This simple urn records a name Which shines with more exalted fame.
الصفحة 38 - Stay passenger, why goest thou by so fast? Read, if thou canst, whom envious death hath plast Within this monument; Shakespeare with whome Quick nature dide; whose name doth deck ys tombe Far more than cost; sith all yt he hath writt Leaves living art but page to serve his witt. Obiit ano. doi 1616 ^tatis 53 Die 23 Ap.
الصفحة 16 - On Corpus Christi day, they went likewise with the Blessed Sacrament in procession about the church green in copes, and I think also, they went in procession, on St. Mark's day, about the said green, with handbells ringing before them, as they did about the bounds of the town, in Rogation week, on the Monday one way, on the Tuesday another way...
الصفحة 26 - Reader, if genius, taste refined, A native elegance of mind, If virtue, science, manly sense, If wit, that never gave offence, The clearest head, the tenderest heart, In thy esteem, e'er claimed a part — Ah ! smite thy breast, and drop a tear, For know thy Shenstone's dust lies here, RGS and J.