The Official Guide to the Midland Railway, the Direct Route Between the South, the West, and the North of England, Scotland and Ireland: With Connections to and from America and Continental Europe

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Cassell, 1894 - Great Britain - 432 pages
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Page 306 - It forms the axle of a wheel of beauty, every one of the spokes of which has a different character from that of its neighbour. The mountain heights above Kirkstone, the level valley of the Rothay, the sloping recesses of the Langdales, the glens that strike away through the hills of Grasmere — are each of them within a walk of the little town, and each without a rival in their particular charms.
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Page 421 - Cook's Tickets to Paris are available by the Shortest and Cheapest Routes, and by Dover and Calais. Cook's Tours to Holland, Belgium, and the Rhine, are arranged upon a very comprehensive basis, for single and return journeys, and for Circular Tours. Cook's Swiss Tickets are available by every Route, and cover every part of the country.

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