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Page 247 - You have built here what you, or any one, might have built anywhere else ; but you have destroyed what was unique in the world.
Page 239 - fair ruby, great like a racketball," which Queen Elizabeth showed to Mary of Scots' ambassador, Melville, and which the canny chiel wanted her to give to his mistress, and is the identical gem which now adorns the royal crown of England in the Tower. Fail not to visit the truly Arabian suite of rooms fronting the garden, and then ascend to the second story, modernised by Charles V.
Page 239 - II. of Granada, fled to Seville from the rightful heir, under promise of safe conduct from Pedro, who received, feasted, and then put his guest to death, in order to seize his treasure in jewels, under circumstances of inhospitable and mocking cruelty ; (see his Chronica, ch.
Page 279 - The author, in carrying out her purpose "to give the Gospel Story almost in full, yet in such simple language as to be readily understood by a child of four, or even less...
Page 252 - Perla," so called from Philip IV. having exclaimed when he first saw it, " This is the pearl of my pictures." " It belonged to our Charles I., and was sold with the other pictures by the tasteless Puritans and reformers. Philip IV.
Page 262 - The epitaphs, which are well worth the student's attention, challenge future kings to outdo him, and until then to cede the post of honour. Opposite kneel Philip II., Anna his fourth wife, mother of Philip III. ; Isabel his third wife ; and Maria his first, at whose side is her son Don Carlos. These statues are portraits, and the costume and heraldic decorations are very remarkable ; they are inlaid with marbles and precious stones.
Page 242 - The King of Kings will open, the King of all the earth will enter'.
Page 227 - Carrying of the Cross, the Crucifixion, the Descent from the Cross, and the Entombment.
Page 279 - Illustrations. The STORY of JESUS for LITTLE CHILDREN. By Mrs. GE MORTON, Author of * Eighty Years Ago,' &c. "The author, in carrying out her purpose "to give the Gospel Story almost in full, yet...