The Works of Walter Moyle, Esq; None of Which Were Ever Before Publish'd Volume 1

The Works of Walter Moyle, Esq; None of Which Were Ever Before Publish'd Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1726 edition. Excerpt: ...or have heard any thing of the Person whose Memory it was design'd to preserve. l am apt to think it stood formerly upon the End mark'd A; because that End is still a little way in the Ground, and there is under it a Pit about three Feet deep, with a pretty many Stones in it, which seem to have been designd to Wedge in and support another of a greater Bulk; and if so, it is possible there may be something more engrav'd on the other side; but 'twas not poffible for me, at that time, to get it turn'd. However, this is but my Conjecture, and 'tis certain it has lain, as now it does, time out of mind. " T HIS is all the Account I am able to give you of the afore-mentiodd Mo" nument; nument; and if this shall in any mea" sure contribute to the gratifying of your Curiosity, I shall think my self well requited for the little Trouble I have taken: and Ibeg you to accept of it as an Earnest of my Readiness to serve you. And if at any other time, or upon any other Occasion, it shall lie in my power to oblige you, be pleas(r)d to, lay your Commands upon me, and they shall be most willingly observ'd by yours, &St. STEPHEN Loan, RlALO LETTER VIII. I GIVE you my hearty Thanks for your excellent Description of the Epidemiek Madnels of the Nation, which in all its Symptoms is not to be match'd in the History of any Age or People. LuCIAN, I remember, begins his Rules for writing History with a pleasant Story of the Ahderitze; who, he says, were so sensibly affected at the acting of E URIP me s's Andromeda, that in a few Days they all lost their Wits, and ran raving about the Streets, and crying out, In Engli/h, The Temple of the Lord, The Church, The Church. IT looks as if SACHEVERELLctS Farce, by the help of H--and S had had more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236854543
  • 9781236854544