Bradshaw's hand-book to Normandy and the Channel Islands, Volume 30 (Google eBook)

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Page 38 - D'Aumale hath cried for quarter. The Flemish Count is slain. Their ranks are breaking like thin clouds before a Biscay gale ; The field is heap'd with bleeding steeds, and flags, and cloven mail. And then we thought on vengeance, and, all along our van, " Remember St. Bartholomew ! " was passed from man to man : But out spake gentle Henry, " No Frenchman is my foe ; Down, down with every foreigner! but let your brethren go.
Page 5 - But pardon, gentles all, The flat unraised spirit that hath dared, On this unworthy scaffold, to bring forth So great an object: Can this cockpit hold The vasty fields of France ? or may we cram Within this wooden O the very casques That did affright the air at Agincourt ? O, pardon!
Page 158 - Room ; an artificial 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 the New Colonnade.
Page 38 - A thousand spurs are striking deep, a thousand spears in rest, A thousand knights are pressing close behind the snow-white crest ; And in they burst, and on they rushed, while, like a guiding star, Amidst the thickest carnage blazed the helmet of Navarre.
Page 156 - The proprietor gives best information for excursions in the Black Forest. The Hotel "Wehrle, not very large, but very comfortable, is highly recommended by German and Foreign Guide Books.
Page 94 - Port has its rock with Castle Cornet. Both formerly were the residences of the respective governors of the islands. Like Mont Orgueil, Castle Cornet is a very ancient fortification, and many are the stories of its memorable sieges recounted in the local histories. The castle is at present in...
Page 146 - CLASS HOTEL. Thorough comfort, excellent cooking, choice Wines at moderate charges. Since the removal of the railway, the finest and best situated Hotel in the Town, affording an open view of the River. Favourite and quiet stopping place for excursions in the neighbourhood. Special arrangements for winter abode. Opposite the Landing Place of the Steamers. Omnibus meets all trains at the Central Station. Proprietor ; RUDOLPH 8E1DEL (for years Manager of this Hotel).
Page 38 - No Frenchman is my foe ; Down, down with every foreigner, but let your brethren go." Oh ! was there ever such a knight, in friendship or in war, As our sovereign lord, King Henry, the soldier of Navarre...
Page 117 - In autumn and whiter there is a continual round of assemblies, and in spring and summer the military reviews impart a lively aspect to the town. English habits are thoroughly engrafted on the island, the English language has become familiar to all classes, and throughout the whole of Jersey the barbarous Norman French may be pronounced on the decline. ALDERNEY, SARK, &c.
Page 98 - About a quarter of a mile from this spot are the public walks, or "new ground." This plot of land, comprising about eight English acres, was purchased by the parish about 70 years ago, and is laid out partly in groves and partly as a grand military parade. One of the principal "lions" of th« town is its Fish Market, one of the most striking edifices of the kind ever erected.

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