Cornhill Magazine,  4 (1861), 348–59.

From Dan to Beersheba, Through Ashridge Park

[John Doran]




Natural Theology, Monographs, Patronage

    In a leisurely tour of Ashridge House, the author observes, 'The tomb at which I next glance is that of [...] the Earl Francis Henry, whose bequest of 8,000l., to be awarded to the writers of certain works that should illustrate the wisdom, greatness, and goodness of God, created the "Bridgewater Treatises", and is duly noticed, amid some graceful symbols and emblems of nature, on his monument. The tenant of this quiet tomb I had often seen in my boyish days—a quaint, retired, reserved, eccentric man, in Paris' (355).

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