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Handbook to the Mediterranean: Its Cities, Coasts and Islands, Volume 1
Robert Lambert Playfair,John Murray
No preview available - 2016
Ajaccio Algiers altar anchorage ancient arches Argostoli ascent Bastia beautiful British building built Cagliari called canal Cape carriage castle Catania cathedral celebrated centre chapel church coast columns Constantinople contains convent Corfu Crete Cyprus Dalmatia English entrance excursion French gardens Genoa Grand Greece Greek Gulf harbour height hill Hotel houses inhabitants Inns inscription interesting island islet lake land magnificent Malta marble Marseilles Mediterranean mile modern monastery Monte mosque mountain Naples narrow occupied Oristano palace Palermo pass picturesque plain port Porto Porto Torres principal promontory Proprietor remains rising river road rock Roman round ruins Sardinia Sassari Sebenico sheltered shore Sicily side situated steamers stone streets summit Tangier temple tion tlie tomb tower town traveller Trieste tumulus Tunis Turkish Turks Valletta valley Vathy Venetian vessels village walls winds wine winter
Page 251 - The lonely mountains o'er and the resounding shore a voice of weeping heard and loud lament ; from haunted spring and dale edged with poplar pale the parting Genius is with sighing sent; with flower-inwoven tresses torn the nymphs in twilight shade of tangled thickets mourn.
Page 152 - In return his Imperial Majesty the Sultan promises to England to introduce necessary reforms, to be agreed upon later between the two Powers, into the Government ; and, for the protection of the Christian and other subjects of the Porte in these territories, and in order to enable England to make necessary provision for executing her engagement, his Imperial Majesty the Sultan further consents to assign the Island of Cyprus to be occupied and administered by England.
Page 2 - Extensive and airy Dining-room, and a comfortable Public Sitting-room, with Piano and Library. It is conducted under the Immediate superintendence of the Proprietor, who endeavours, by the most strict attention and exceedingly Moderate Prices, to merit the continued patronage of English and American visitors. English and American Newspapers. The Table d'HOte and Wines of this Hotel are reputed of the best quality In Baden.
Page 152 - VI. That if Russia restores to Turkey Kars and the other conquests made by her in Armenia during the last war, the Island of Cyprus will be evacuated by England, and the Convention of the 4th of June, 1878, will be at an end.
Page 198 - ... very large, and is almost dry at the conclusion of the great heats ; but the northern, which generally covers considerably more than a square mile, offers several parts which are at all seasons impassable. Both however leave a broad, firm, sandy beach between them and the sea.
Page 55 - Hotel, containing 45 Saloons and 235 Bedrooms, with a separate Breakfast and new Reading and Conversation Rooms, as well as a Smoking Saloon...
Page 507 - RETURN TICKETS Are issued to parties of not less than SIX First-Class, or TEN Third-Class Passengers, desirous of taking Pleasure Excursions to places on or adjacent to this Railway. For particulars, apply to the Station-masters, or to the Superintendent of the Line at Derby.
Page 26 - HOTEL is situated on the Lower Lake, close to the water's edge, within ten minutes' drive of the Railway Station, and a short distance from the far-famed Gap of Dunloe.
Page 31 - As it is impossible to enable the reader to recognise rocks and minerals at sight by aid of verbal descriptions or figures, he will do well to obtain a wellarranged collection of specimens, such as may be procured from Mr. TENNANT (149, Strand), Teacher of Mineralogy at King's College, London.