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Page 40 - 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 20 - GRAND HOTEL DE RUSSIE, ET DES ILES BRITANIQUES. This First Class Establishment possesses the advantage of a beautiful Garden, and is situated near the English and American Churches; the principal apartments face the South, and the entire Hotel being warmed by caloriferes, the whole arrangements and moderate prices give universal satisfaction. Lift.
Page 180 - GRAND HOTEL DE ROME, under the Tilleuls, 39, corner of Charlotten Street. This great and beautiful Hotel, the largest and best situated of the capital, combines real English comfort with reasonable prices, and is kept in a very fashionable manner. Two hundred Rooms, Twenty-five Saloons, Three large Dining Rooms for more than 600 persons. Reading Rooms, supplied with all foreign Newspapers. Music Saloon, and Conversation Room, Ac. Restaurant uk la Francaise.
Page 13 - RHINE, surrounded by a fine Park and Garden, and has long been known to English and American Visitors as one of the best houses in Switzerland. The situation is unsurpassed, the eye ranging a distance of above 180 miles — a Panoramic View including the whole of the Swiss Alps and the "Mont Blanc.
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 19 - Yet everywhere its monuments remain : Temples which rear their stately heads on high, Canals that intersect the fertile plain — "Wide streets and squares, with many a court and hall, Spacious and undefaced — but ancient all.
Page 83 - There are rivers whose course is longer, and whose volume of water is greater, but none which unites almost everything 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 of the neighbouring nations.
Page 95 - 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...