Green-wood, a Directory for Visitors

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Pudney & Russell, printers, 1857 - 306 Seiten

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Seite 245 - There is a special providence in the fall of a sparrow! If it be now, it is not to come. If it be not to come, it will be now ; If it be not now, yet it will comeThe readiness is all.
Seite 246 - Yet even these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture decked, Implores the passing tribute of a
Seite iii - The grave should be surrounded by every thing that might inspire tenderness and veneration for the dead ; or that might win the living to virtue. It is the place not of disgust and dismay, but of sorrow and meditation.
Seite 143 - Is it well with thee ? Is it well with the child ? And she answered, It is well.'
Seite 280 - The natural beauties of wood, water, prospect, hill and vale, wildness and cultivation, make it one of the most delightful spots I ever saw, without adding anything from art. The elegance and judgment with which art has been employed, make one wonder how it could be so busy there, without spoiling anything received from nature.
Seite 288 - requires that the proceeds of all sales of lots shall be applied to the purchase, preservation, improvement, and embellishment of the Cemetery, and to the incidental expenses thereof, and to no other purpose whatever.
Seite 139 - In depth, in height, in circuit, how serene The spectacle, how pure! Of Nature's works In earth, and air, and earth-embracing sea, A revelation
Seite 303 - Any person disturbing the quiet and good order of the place by noise, or other improper conduct, or who shall violate any of the foregoing rules, will be compelled instantly to leave the grounds.
Seite 296 - INTERMENTS. A Receiving Tomb is provided at the Cemetery, for the accommodation of those who intend to purchase lots. Twenty days from the time of interment are allowed for making the selection and removing the remains. When the improvement of

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