Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book for travellers in Belgium, on the Rhine, and through portions of Rhenish Prussia

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Page 105 - Drachenfels Frowns o'er the wide and winding Rhine, Whose breast of waters broadly swells Between the banks which bear the vine, And hills all rich with...
Page 43 - There have been tears and breaking hearts for thee, And mine were nothing, had I such to give ; But when I stood beneath the fresh green tree, Which living waves where thou didst cease to live, And saw around me the wide field revive With fruits and fertile promise, and the Spring Come forth her work of gladness to contrive, With all her reckless birds upon the wing, I turn'd from all she brought to those she could not bring.
Page 26 - This unrivalled and admirably conducted Hotel has long enjoyed an extensive and high reputation among Travellers Situated in the finest part of the town, and facing the lake, it commands a beautiful view of the environs. Its accommodation...
Page 60 - Hotel, containing 45 Saloons and 235 Bedrooms, with a separate Breakfast and new Reading and Conversation Rooms, as well as a Smoking Saloon...
Page 101 - And there they stand, as stands a lofty mind, Worn, but unstooping to the baser crowd, All tenantless, save to the crannying wind, Or holding dark communion with the cloud. There was a day when they were young and proud, Banners on high, and battles pass'd below ; But they who fought are in a bloody shroud, And those which waved are shredless dust ere now, And the bleak battlements shall bear no future blow.
Page 35 - Proprietor. — This splendid and well-conducted Establishment, situated on the shore of the Lake, commands, by its charming position, the best view of the Lake and the Alps, and offers, by its superior arrangements, the comfort of the apartments, and a careful and civil attendance, all desirable attractions to travellers.
Page 92 - There are rivers, whose course is longer, and whose volume of water is greater, but none which unites almost every thing that can render an earthly object magnificent and charming, in the same degree as the Rhine. As it flows down from the distant ridges of the Alps, through fertile regions into the open sea, so it comes down from remote antiquity, associated in every age with momentous events in the history...
Page xxvi - Rubens stands in the esteem of the world is alone a sufficient reason for some examination of his pretensions. His fame is extended over a great part of the Continent, without a rival: and it may be justly said that he has enriched his...
Page 5 - Town, at two minutes' walk from the Station, close to the House of Parliament. It is surrounded by a beautiful Garden, with a large Terrace, and commands a full view of the Alps.
Page 1 - BRACK'S DOELEN HOTEL, situated in the centre of the Town, and most convenient for visitors on pleasure or business. It commands a splendid view of the Quays, <fec.; and, being conducted on a liberal scale, it is patronised by the highest classes of society in Holland.

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