The overland guide-book

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Allen, 1845 - Travel - 134 pages
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Page 29 - ROWLANDS' ODONTO, or PEARL DENTIFRICE, A "white Powder compounded of the rarest 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 delicate fragrance.
Page 52 - With Tables of Distances between the principal Towns and Military Stations On one sheet — size, 2 ft. 3 in. wide ; 2 ft. 9 in. high, 9s. ; or, on cloth, in a case, 12s. Map of the Western Provinces of Hindoostan, The Punjab, Cabool, Scinde, Bhawulpore, &c., including all the States between Candahar and Allahabad.
Page 52 - Compiled chiefly from surveys executed by order of the Government of India. On six sheets — size, 5 ft. 3 in. wide ; 5 ft. 4 in. high, £2 ; or, on cloth, in case, £2 12s.
Page 42 - HISTORY OF CHINA, from the earliest Records to the Treaty with Great Britain in 1842. By Thomas Thornton, Esq., Member of the Royal Asiatic Society.
Page 44 - Herat to Khiva, Moscow, and St. Petersburg, during the late Russian Invasion of Khiva. With some Account of the Court of Khiva and the Kingdom of Khaurisn. With Map and Portrait. 2 vols. Demy 8vo. 24s. Academy Sketches, including Various Exhibitions. Edited by Henry Blackburn, Editor of "Academy" and "Grosvenor
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Page 62 - The parched mouth is a sign — his mouth is parched; the throbbing brain — his brain does throb ; the rapid pulse — he touches his own wrist (for he dares not ask counsel of any man lest he be deserted), he touches his wrist, and feels how his frighted blood goes galloping out of his heart; there is nothing but the fatal swelling that is wanting to make his sad conviction complete ; immediately he has an odd feel under the arm — no pain, but a little straining of the skin; he would to God...
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Page 47 - Grammar of the Hindustani Language, in the Oriental and Roman Characters: with numerous Copperplate Illustrations of the Persian and Devanagari Systems of Alphabetic Writing. To which is added, a copious Selection of Easy Extracts for Reading in the PersiArabic and Devanagari Characters, forming a complete Introduction to the Bagh-o-Bahar; together with a Vocabulary and explanatory Notes.

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