Jenkinson's practical guide to North Wales

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E. Stanford, 1883 - Wales, North - 469 pages
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Page 24 - No joyful tongue gave him his welcome home ; But dust was thrown upon his sacred head, Which with such gentle sorrow he shook off, His face still combating with tears and smiles, The badges of his grief and patience, That had not God, for some strong purpose, steel'd The hearts of men, they must perforce have melted, And barbarism itself have pitied him.
Page 439 - Price 4s. 6d. and 8s. 6d. per bottle. The heat of Summer also frequently communicates a dryness to the Hair, and a tendency to fall off, which may be completely obviated by the use of ROWLANDS' MACASSAR OIL, A DELIGHTFULLY FRAGRANT AND TRANSPARENT PREPARATION, and as an invigoratorand beautifler of the Hair beyond all precedent.
Page 11 - Guide," which can be had at any of the Company's Stations, and also at the chief Stations on the London and North-Western Railway, and which contains descriptive notices of the Districts embraced in the Tours, Maps, Plans, Bird'sBye View, &c.
Page 29 - Wales, in the reign of Henry VIII. sat at one of the Courts on a Welsh cause, and wearied with the quantity of Aps in the jury, directed that the panel should assume their last name, or that of their residence : and that Thomas ap Richard ap Howel ap Jevan Vychan should for the future be reduced to the poor dissyllable Mostyn, no doubt to the great mortification of many an antient line.
Page 402 - I to the Church the living call, and to the grave do summon all, AR 1728.
Page 254 - With the woman one loves, with the friend of one's heart, and a good ftudy of books, one might pals an age there, and think it a day.
Page 21 - SUMMER TOURS IN SCOTLAND. GLASGOW AND THE HIGHLANDS. (Royal Route via Crinan and Caledonian Canals.) Tourists' Special Cabin Tickets issued during the Season, Giving the privilege of the run of all the undernamcd Steamers to any part of the Highlands at which they may call during the time specified.
Page 11 - LONDON (Euston), BIRMINGHAM, LIVERPOOL, MANCHESTER, LEEDS, BRADFORD, and other places in England. Sleeping and Day Saloon Carriages. Through Guards and Conductors. The Caledonian Company's Trains from and to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Carlisle, &c., connect on the Clyde with the ' Columba,' ' lona,'
Page 3 - ... who live there. But very convenient is this arrangement for old ladies of weak minds who quail at meeting cattle, and young ladies of extravagant ones who doat on shopping, in spite of the weather. For it raises the first above suspicion of danger, and shelters the second from being favoured with the visits of the clouds, who cannot here drop in upon them.
Page 52 - This spot was often dignified by the presence of SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. Whose moral writings, exactly conformable to the precepts of Christianity, Gave ardour to Virtue and confidence to Truth.

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