A vocabulary of familiar dialogues in English and Welsh ... Second edition

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L. E. Jones, 1829 - Anglesey (Wales) - 60 pages
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Page 28 - Ii short, -the country is delightful at that season. In winter, on the contrary, every thing languishes, and the days are very tedious. It is true, if you are not fond of reading. But in the evening you may go to the play or the opera.
Page 3 - Of what parts does the palate consist? ate, and a posterior, /, containing no bone, and called the soft palate. The two can readily be distinguished by applying the tip of the tongue to the roof of the mouth and drawing it backwards. The hard palate forms the partition between the mouth and nose.
Page 28 - What do you say of autumn ? It is the most pleasant of all the seasons. It is neither too hot nor too cold. We have hardly had any spring this year.
Page 51 - Being still the property of the bishops of Winchester, it was, after a time, rebuilt by them with more than its original magnificence, and possessed as the episcopal palace. During the troubles in the reign of Charles I. it was garrisoned for the king, besieged and taken by the parliamentarians under Sir William Waller, who dismantled and laid it in ruins. After the restoration, it was partly rebuilt and partly repaired by Dr. Morley, bishop of Winchester, at an expense of £8,000, and continues...
Page 28 - I wish your friend may succeed. I wish him well or all happiness. You have indeed a fine snuff-box there. The fashion is quite new. What snuff do you take ? Rappee. Do you take any, sir, or madam. Will you give me leave to take a pinch ? Sir, you are very welcome. Now I think of it, I wish you joy. Of what? Of your good luck in the lottery. I have heard that you drew the great prize. Had you put into the lottery ? I had ten tickets. I had not one prize. All rny tickets came up blanks.
Page 49 - It sends two members to parliament, one for the county, and one for the borough of New Radnor.
Page 55 - The external walls of this castle are almost entire, and exhibit nearly the shape of the building, as it was in the time of the royal founder. It occupies a large space at the west end of the town, and was a place of such strength, that prior to the introduction of artillery in warfare, it might have defied almost any portion of force to accomplish its subjugation. On two sides it was environed by water, and on the margin was an embattled terrace. The third side was evidently defended by a fosse...
Page 33 - Anglesey is an island separated fro m the mainland by a narrow arm of the sea called the Straits of Menai.

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