Bradshaw's shilling handbook [afterw.] Bradshaw's illustrated tourists' handbook [afterw.] Bradshaw's handbook for tourists

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1858 - 2147 pages

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Page 43 - A most refreshing preparation for the complexion, dispelling the cloud of languor and relaxation, allaying all heat and irritability, and immediately affording the pleasing sensation attending restored elasticity and healthful state of the Skin. Freckles, Tan Spots, Pimples, Flushes, and Discoloration fly before its application, and give place to ,a healthy and clear complexion.
Page 40 - ... MEDICINES are Invaluable In the treatment of all ailments incidental to every HOUSEHOLD. The PILLS PURIFY, REGULATE, and STRENGTHEN the whole system, while the OINTMENT is unequalled for the cure of Bad Legs, Bad Breasts, Old Wounds, Sores, and Ulcers. Possessed of these REMEDIES, every Mother has ' at once the means of curing most complaints to which herself or Family is liable. NB— Advice Gratis at...
Page 88 - This fort has completely thrown into the shade the more ancient and picturesque one called Elizabeth Castle, built on a huge seagirt rock, passed in approaching the town from England, but an excursion to it — which can only be made on foot, by a pebble causeway, at low water — should be certainly undertaken, for the sake of the charming views it affords. It was in this castle that Charles II. took up his residence when seeking refuge in this island, which he did on two occasions. Elizabeth Castle...
Page 24 - The Manager personally undertakes the formation of Excursion Parties with a view to their comfort and economy. The Lakes afford excellent Salmon and Trout Fishing. BOATS, CARRIAGES...
Page 101 - He was the first that infused that proportion of courage into the seamen, by making them see by experience, what mighty things they could do, if they were resolved...
Page 88 - Regent, which is generally the first object that strikes the eye of the traveller, was begun in 1806, and before its completion cost no less than 800,000. The magazines and barracks are in the bastions and under the ramparts, and are bomb-proof. ^The powder magazine is capable of containing 5,000 barrels, and the whole fortress, which...
Page 110 - This protection from wind extends over a very considerable tract of beautiful country, abounding in every variety of landscape, so that there is scarcely a wind that blows from which the invalid will not be able to find a shelter for exercise either on foot or horseback.
Page 39 - I should be so unfortunate as to lose the battle, then shift as well as you can, and take care to let nobody know that I am your father; for no mercy will be showed to any one so nearly related to me.
Page 87 - ... and though it is neither so productive nor so luxuriantly wooded as Jersey, the island is far from being destitute of beautiful localities. Fermain Bay, Petit Bo, and Moulin-Huet, are all three worth a visit, but will certainly not compare with the bays in Jersey. Some interesting druidical monuments were discovered in the year 1812, having been till that time covered by heaps of sand. Some antique vessels and remains of human bones were found within, and there is also an obelisk of Celtic origin,...
Page 88 - Islands, being in form an irregular parallelogram, about twelve miles long and six broad. Its greatest length from south-east to north-west is about twelve miles, whilst it embraces a circumference, inclusive of its many curves and winding sinuosities, of about fifty miles, and a superficies of some 29,000 acres.

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