Abroad and at Home: Practical Hints for Tourists

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Brentano's, 1891 - Great Britain - 251 pages
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Page 104 - The wall must be crumbled, the stone decayed, To pleasure his dainty whim; And the mouldering dust that years have made, Is a merry meal for him. Creeping where no life is seen, A rare old plant is the Ivy green. Fast he stealeth on, though he wears no wings, And a staunch old heart has he.
Page 121 - ARM of the Lord, awake, awake, Put on Thy strength, the nations shake; And let the world, adoring, see Triumphs of mercy wrought by Thee. 2 Say to the heathen from Thy throne, "I am Jehovah, God alone!
Page 119 - LORD of the worlds above, How pleasant and how fair The dwellings of Thy love, Thine earthly temples are To Thine abode My heart aspires, With warm desires To see my God.
Page 113 - A rascal of a haberdasher, to whom I owe a considerable bill, taking it into his head that I am dying, has commenced a process against me, and will infallibly put my emaciated body into jail. Will you be so good as to accommodate me, and that by return of post, with ten pounds?
Page 114 - BURNS. His poetical compositions, distinguished equally by the force of native humour, by the warmth and tenderness of passion, and by the glowing touches of a descriptive pencil, will remain a lasting monument of the vigour and the versatility of a mind guided only by the lights of nature and the inspirations of genius.
Page 104 - OH, a dainty plant is the Ivy green, That creepeth o'er ruins old! Of right choice food are his meals I ween, In his cell so lone and cold. The...
Page 266 - Conveniently situated on Fifth Avenue, near the Grand Central Railway Station, Elevated and Surface Tramways, Theatres, Places of Amusement, Churches and Clubs. Has been recently fitted throughout with the latest modern Sanitary Plumbing. Refurnished and Decorated. New Rapid Running Elevator. The Drinking Water used is Chemically Pure, and the Ice is made from Distilled Water. Cuisine and Service Unsurpassed. Cool and Attractive in Summer. Comfortable and Homelike in Winter. Stages, when desired,...
Page 114 - ... the hourly expectation of a sixth, is now left without any resource but what she may hope from the regard due to the memory of her husband.
Page 271 - October 4, 1890, they were honored by the appointments of Piano Manufacturers to HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND, AND THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESSES THE PRINCE AND PRINCESS OF WALES.

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