The Story of Some English Shires (page 2/4)

[picture: The book cover for ``The Story of Some English Shires'']
[picture: The Bridge at Durham]

The Bridge at Durham

Etched by J.C. Varrall from a drawing by Thomas Hearne in the British Museum. Walter & Boutall ph. sc. [more...]


[picture: Wordsworth's House, Rydal Mount]

Wordsworth’s House, Rydal Mount

“It is needless to speak of the glory shed over the Lake Country by the pen of Wordsworth, who gave an abiding expression to the influence which the varying moods of nature could exercise over the mind which frnkly lent itself to their charm. But, besides his descriptions of natural scenery, Wordsworth has also caught the historic character of the [...]

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