Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book to Italy (Google eBook)

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Page 304 - Sir W. PAGE WOOD stated publicly in Court that DR. J. COLLIS BROWNE was UNDOUBTEDLY the INVENTOR of CHLORODYNE, that the whole story of the defendant Freeman was deliberately untrue, and he regretted to say it had been sworn to.
Page 152 - It was at Rome, on the 15th of October, 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind.
Page 319 - IMPERIAL, AND PLACE DE LA BOURSE, LYONS. TWO HUNDRED BED-ROOMS, AND TWENTY SALOONS, in every Variety ; Large and small Apartments for families, elegantly furnished ; Saloons for Official receptions; Conversational and Reading Rooms; Coffee and Smoking Divan; Baths; Private Carriages; Omnibuses; Restaurant; Service in the Apartments, a la Carte, or at fixed prices.
Page 307 - Dependance consist of One Hundred and Sixty Sleeping Apartments, elegant Sitting-rooms, and a Garden for the use of visitors. Extensive and airy Dining-room, and a comfortable Public Sitting-room, with Piano and Library. It is conducted under the Immediate superintendence of the Proprietor...
Page 306 - AMSTERDAM. BRACK'S DOELEN HOTEL, situated in the centre of the Town, and most convenient for visitors on pleasure or business. It commands a splendid view of the Quays, &C.; and, being conducted on a liberal scale, it is patronised by the highest classes of society in Holland.
Page 157 - Musical ever ; while from yon blue hills Dim in the clouds, the radiant aqueducts Turn their innumerable arches o'er The spacious desert, brightening in the sun, Proud and more proud, in their august approach: High o'er irriguous vales and woods and towns, Glide the soft whispering waters in the wind, And here united pour their silver streams 1 The public granaries. Among the figured rocks, in murmuring falls, Musical ever.
Page 307 - It is conducted under the immediate superintendence of the Proprietor, who endeavours, by the most strict attention and exceedingly moderate prices, to merit the continued patronage of English and American visitors.
Page 204 - Thence to the gates cast round thine eye, and see What conflux issuing forth, or entering in, Praetors, proconsuls to their provinces Hasting, or on return, in robes of state ; Lictors and rods, the ensigns of their power, Legions and cohorts, turms of horse and wings ; Or embassies from regions far remote...
Page 319 - TABLE D'HOTE at 4frs. In consequence of the Proprietors having contracted with the Bordeaux and Burgundy wine growers tor supplies of their best wines, qualities of the first vintages may be had at this hotel at moderate prices. Since the Hotel has been in the hands of new proprietors instead of a company, the reduction they have made in the prices precludes them from paying fees to the cab and coach drivers at the Railway Station.

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