A handbook for travellers in Portugal ...

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J. Murray, 1856 - Portugal - 251 pages
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Page 46 - THE GLACIERS OF THE ALPS : being a Narrative of Excursions and Ascents. An Account of the Origin and Phenomena of Glaciers, and an Exposition of the Physical Principles to which they are related.
Page 170 - I have trodden the winepress alone ; and of the people there was none with me : for I will tread them in mine anger, and trample them in my fury ; and their blood shall be sprinkled upon my garments, and I will stain all my raiment. For the day of vengeance is in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.
Page 37 - ROWLANDS' ODONTO, OR PEARL DENTIFRICE, A White Powder, compounded of the choicest and most fragrant exotics. It bestows on the Teeth a Pearl-like Whiteness, frees them from Tartar, and imparts. to the Gums a healthy firmness, and to the breath a pleasing fragrance. Price 2s. 9d. per Box. Sold by all Chemists and Perfumers anywhere on the Continent.
Page 37 - A most refreshing preparation for the Complexion, dispelling the cloud of languor and relaxation, allaying all heat and irritability, and immediately affording the pleasing sensation attending restored elasticity and healthful state of the Skin. Freckles, Tan, Spots, Pimples, Flushes, and Discoloration, fly before its application, and give place to delicate clearness, with the glow of beauty and bloom.
Page 37 - 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...
Page 47 - Crag, &c. In the more expensive collections some of the specimens are rare, and all more select.
Page 72 - The collateral chapels, which are six in number, are each enriched with finely finished bas-reliefs, and stately portals of black and yellow marble, richly veined, and so highly polished as to reflect objects like a mirror. The pavement, the vaulted ceiling, the dome, and even the topmost lantern, is encrusted with the same costly and durable material.
Page 36 - Holland, and also by English Travellers for the comfort and first-rate accommodation It affords, as well as for the invariable civility shown to visitors. Cold and warm baths may be had at any hour— Carriages for hire. Omnibuses at the Station. Table d'HOte at half-past four, or dinner & la carte.
Page 9 - But whoso entereth within this town, That, sheening far, celestial seems to be, Disconsolate will wander up and down, 'Mid many things unsightly to strange e'e...
Page xxvii - Travels in Portugal, through the Provinces of Entre Douro e Minho, Beira, Estremadura, and Alem-tejo, in the Years 1789 and 1790, consisting of Observations on the Manners, Customs, Trade, Public Buildings, Arts, Antiquities, &c., o^ that Kingdom, 4to.

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