The Social History of the People of the Southern Counties of England in Past Centuries: Illustrated in Regard to Their Habits, Municipal Bye-laws, Civil Progress, Etc
Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1856 - England - 572 pages
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Page 108 - Such night in England ne'er had been, nor e'er again shall be. From Eddystone to Berwick bounds, from Lynn to Milford Bay, That time of slumber was as bright and busy as the day; For swift to east and swift to west the ghastly war-flame spread, High on St. Michael's Mount it shone: it shone on Beachy Head. Far o'er the deep the Spaniard saw, along each southern shire, Cape beyond cape, in endless range, those twinkling points of fire.