Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book for travellers in Belgium, on the Rhine, and through portions of Rhenish Prussia (Google eBook)

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Page 42 - And Ardennes waves above them her green leaves, Dewy with nature's tear-drops as they pass, Grieving, if aught inanimate e'er grieves, Over the unreturning brave, - alas! Ere evening to be trodden like the grass Which now beneath them, but above shall grow In its next verdure, when this fiery mass Of living valour, rolling on the foe And burning with high hope shall moulder cold and low.
Page 98 - And there they stand, as stands a lofty mind, Worn, but unstooping to the baser crowd, All tenantless, save to the crannying wind, Or holding dark communion with the cloud.
Page 46 - Was it a soothing or a mournful thought, Amid this scene of slaughter as we stood, Where armies had with recent fury fought, To mark how gentle Nature still pursued Her quiet course, as if she took no care For what her noblest work had suffer'd there.
Page 205 - These FIRST CLASS HOTELS afford every comfort for families and travellers. Excellent Cuisine, and-. Choice Wines.. Tennis Courts, large Gardens, Baths.. Reading, and Smoking. Rooms, English and German Newspapers. Billiards. The SANITARY arrangements have-b/веД carried put by the Banner Sanitation Co., of \ London. All Steamers met. - ; ' Telegrams, "Reid, Funchal'' Pamphlet free of Passmore, 124, Ohcapsido, London, or Win.
Page 20 - Fair city, worthy of her ancient fame ! The season of her splendour is gone by, Yet everywhere its monuments remain : Temples which rear their stately heads on high, Canals that intersect the fertile plain "Wide streets and squares, with many a court and hall, Spacious and undefaced but ancient all.
Page 218 - Garden over the river, is beautifully situated in connection with the Old and New Bath buildings and Conversation House, and in the Immediate vicinity of the Promenade and Trinkhalle.
Page 46 - There have been tears and breaking hearts for thee, And mine were nothing, had I such to give; But when I stood beneath the fresh green tree, Which living waves where thou didst cease to live, And saw around me the wide field revive With fruits and fertile promise, and the Spring Come forth her work of gladness to contrive, With all her reckless birds upon the wing, I turn'd from all she brought to those she could not bring.
Page 89 - As it flows down from the distant ridges of the Alps, through fertile regions into the open sea, so it comes down from remote antiquity, associated in every age with momentous events in the history of the neighbouring nations.
Page 218 - Cafe." WILDBAD. HOTEL KLUMPP, Formerly HOTEL DE 1'OITRS. IVEi*. 'W'xxa.. Tf T sTT IVT -t-.fcj> Fx-opiri.etoxr. ' I ^HIS First-class Hotel, containing 45 Saloons and 235 Bedrooms, with a JL separate Breakfast and new Reading and Conversation Rooms, as well as a Smoking Saloon, a very extensive and elegant Dining Room, and an...
Page 98 - ... miles of uninterrupted navigation, from Basle to the sea, and enables the inhabitants of its banks to exchange the rich and various products of its shores; whose cities, famous for commerce, science, and works of strength, which furnish protection to Germany, are also famous as the seats of Roman colonies, and of ecclesiastical councils, and are associated with many of the most important events...

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