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Page 250 - When the shrines through the foliage are gleaming half shown, And each hallows the hour by some rites of its own. Here the music of prayer from a minaret swells, Here the Magian his urn, full of perfume, is swinging, And here, at the altar, a zone of sweet bells Round the waist of some fair Indian dancer is ringing.
Page 18 - Improvements, combines with moderate charges all necessary means for the accommodation and comfort of Families and Tourists. The splendid Table d'Hôte and Coffee Room, Reading Rooms, Ladies...
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Page 250 - WHO has not heard of the Vale of Cashmere, With its roses the brightest that earth ever gave, Its temples, and grottos, and fountains as clear As the love-lighted eyes that hang over their wave?
Page 122 - Delhi and Ajmir are probably unrivalled. Nothing in Cairo or in Persia is so exquisite in detail, and nothing in Spain or Syria can approach them for beauty of surface-decoration.
Page 206 - On that memorable night the English were hardly masters of the ground on which they stood ; they had no reserve at hand, while the enemy had fallen back upon a second army, and could renew the fight with increased numbers.
Page 161 - Simla is of peculiar beauty ; it presents a series of magnificent views, embracing on the S. the Umballa Plains with the Sabathu and Kasauli Hills in the foreground, and the massive block of the Chor, a little to the E. ; while just below the spectator's feet a series of huge ravines lead down into the deep valleys which score the mountain sides. Northwards the eye wanders over a network of confused chains, rising range above range, and crowned in the distance by a crescent of snowy peaks standing...
Page 206 - December, the last remnants of the Sikhs were driven from their camp; but as the day advanced, the second wing of their army approached in battle-array, and the wearied and famished English saw before them a desperate, and perhaps, useless struggle.