Handbook for travellers in Southern Germany: being a guide to Wuertemberg, Bavaria, Austria, Tyrol, Salzburg, Styria, &c., the Austrian and Bavarian Alps, and the Danube from Ulm to the Black Sea

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J. Murray, 1858 - Austria - 635 pages
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Page 148 - Proud names, who once the reins of empire held ; In arms who triumph'd, or in arts excell'd ; Chiefs, grac'd with scars, and prodigal of blood; Stern patriots, who for sacred freedom stood ; Just men, by whom impartial laws were given ; And saints who taught, and led, the way to Heaven...
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Page 205 - I placed four golden figures in more than mezzo rilievo : these were intended to represent Morning, Noon, Evening, and Night. There were also four other figures of the four principal winds, of the same size, the workmanship and enamel of which were elegant to the last degree. When I showed the king this piece of work, he burst into an exclamation of surprise, and could never sufficiently admire it...
Page 255 - The variety of the scenery, the verdure of the meadows and trees, the depths of the valleys, the altitude of the mountains, the clearness and grandeur of the rivers and lakes, give it, I think, a decided superiority over Switzerland.
Page 239 - The height on the left bank is crowned by the castle, proudly overlooking the town ; that on the rt, is named after a Capuchin convent which stands on its summit. Wilkie says of Salzburg, " it is Edinburgh Castle and the Old Town brought within the cliffs of the Troschachs, and watered by a river like the Tay.
Page 408 - Rude steps cut in the rock lead down the sloping sides of this chamber to the level of the river, which is crossed by a wooden bridge ; and the opposite wall is scaled by means of a similar flight of steps. Here the visitor enters the newly-discovered part of the cavern, consisting...
Page 70 - Susanna in the other room ; but whether the ground of this picture has been repainted, or the white horse, which was certainly intended to make the mass of light broader, has lost its brightness, at present the Christ makes a disagreeable string of light.
Page 511 - First came the Hungarians in full retreat, and in the greatest disorder, hotly pursued by the victorious imperialists; squadrons of cavalry and artillery in full gallop, backed by thousands of infantry — in fact, the whole platform was one mass of moving soldiers; and during the first two days, 60,000 Imperial troops, with 270 pieces of cannon, passed over the bridge.

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