Biographical Catalogue of Distinguished Characters, Historical Gallery

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Page 58 - YEARS they have been used most extensively as a FAMILY MEDICINE, thousands having found them a simple and safe remedy, and one needful to be kept always at hand. These Pills are purely Vegetable, being entirely free from Mercury or any other Mineral, and those who may not hitherto...
Page xii - ... buried here). See also the adjoining reception rooms with their Gobelin tapestries, the Rubens room, the Van Dyck room, and the royal library, whose collection includes drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and 87 portraits by Holbein. In the town of Windsor itself, you can see houses formerly inhabited by Jane Seymour, third wife of Henry VIII and mother of Edward VI, and Nell Gwynne, the Restoration actress who became the mistress of Charles II.
Page 58 - Sold in Boxes, price i\dt is. r}rf., and vs. gd., by G. WHELPTON & SON, 3, Crane Court, Fleet Street, London, and by Chemists and Medicine Vendors at Home and Abroad. Sent free by post in the United Kingdom for 8, 14, or 33 stamps.
Page vii - William was the most terrible, as he was the last outcome of the northern race. The very spirit of the " sea-wolves " who had so long " lived on the pillage of the world " seemed embodied in his gigantic form, his enormous strength, his savage countenance, his desperate bravery, the fury of his wrath, the ruthlessness of his revenge. " No knight under heaven," his enemies confessed,
Page 23 - LieutenantGeneral in 1854, when he was appointed to command the two brigades of Highlanders and Guards, united to form the first division of the army sent in aid of Turkey against the Emperor of Russia ; and was promoted to the rank of General in 1856.
Page 28 - GREAT BRITAIN. THE ROYAL FAMILY. The Queen. Alexandrina Victoria, born May 24, 1819 ; succeeded her uncle, William IV., June 20, 1837; married, Feb. 10, 1840, to Prince Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emanuel, of Saxe Coburg and Gotha, born Aug. 26, 1819. Princess Royal. Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa, born Nov.
Page 58 - Vegetable, being entirety free from Mercury, or any other Mineral, and those who may not hitherto have proved their efficacy, will do well to give them a trial. Recommended for disorders of the HEAD, CHEST, BOWELS...

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