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Lectures Delivered in America in 1874

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Published: 1875
Language: English
Wordcount: 36,056 / 108 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 298
Added to site: 2010.01.13 26303
Genre: Essays

y incongruity and variety become symbols of that harmonious diversity in unity which pervades our whole commonwealth.'

Honoured by such a trust, we who serve God daily in the great Abbey are not unmindful of the duty which lies on us to preserve and to restore, to the best of our power, the general fabric; and to call on government and on private persons to preserve and restore those monuments, for which they, not we, are responsible. A stranger will not often enter our Abbey without finding somewhere or other among its vast arcades, skilled workmen busy over mosaic, marble, bronze, or 'storied window richly dight;' and the very cloisters, which to Washington Irving's eye were 'discoloured with damp, crumbling with age, and crusted with a coat of hoary moss,' are being repaired till that 'rich tracery of the arches, and that leafy beauty of the roses which adorn the keystones'--of which he tells--shall be as sharp and bright as they were first, 500 years ago.

One sentiment, again, which was call



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