An account of Askern and its mineral springs; together with a sketch of the natural history, and a brief topography, of the immediate neibourhood

John Churchill, 1842 - 151 pages
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Page 56 - The grand transition, that there lives and works A soul in all things, and that soul is God. The beauties of the wilderness are his, That make so gay the solitary place Where no eye sees them.
Page 30 - Thirst knows neither mean nor measure, Robin Hood's Well was my treasure ; In a common dish enchained I my furious thirst restrained ; And, because I drank the deeper, I paid two farthings to the keeper.
Page 31 - Heu nimium sociis nota, Robine, tuis. Me pudet innocuos latices fudisse scelestis, Jamque viatori pocula tuta fero. En pietatis honos ! Comes hanc mihi Carliolensis JBdem sacravit, qua bibis, hospes, aquas.
Page 16 - Gros al to torn ; Remember his wondis that for the did smart; Gotten without syn, and on a virgin born: Al his hed percid with a crown of thorn. Alas ! man, thy hart ought to brest in too. Jiewarof the devyl when he blawis his horn, And pray thy gode aungel convey the.
Page 10 - Thorn, that these trees were natives of the place, and cut down by the Romans, because the Britons, when defeated in battle, retired into such morasses and woods, and were secure, continually making sallies out and retreats in again, intercepting their provisions, taking and destroying their carriages, &c.
Page 143 - ... that continual desquamation of the cuticle, which is frequently one of the most obstinate symptoms with which the physician has to contend ; but is itself also the sole agent under which all the formidable symptoms successively disappear.
Page 11 - Saxon camp, and history relates, that a battle was fought there between Ceadwalla, King of the Britons, and Penda, the Pagan King of Mercia, against Edwin, the first Christian King of Northumberland, in which Edwin, and Offride his eldest son, were slain.
Page 23 - Skern, who had heretofore been a benefactor to the same college ; and that natives of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire should have the preference.
Page 145 - ... Askern, and > wrote on its waters, informs us that rheumatism has been more benefited than any other malady — the chronic form of course, where there is rigidity of the joints, with swelling. A course of the baths, at a temperature varying from 95 to 105 degrees, will frequently effect a cure.
Page 104 - ... the microscope. It will be found to consist of a mass of large cells (Fig.

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