Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book for travellers in Belgium, on the Rhine, and through portions of Rhenish Prussia

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Page 43 - 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 turned from all she brought to those she could not bring.
Page 95 - And there they stand, as stands a lofty mind, Worn, but unstooping to the baser crowd, All tenantless, save to the crannying wind, Or holding dark communion with the cloud.
Page 54 - This Hotel, opened in May, 1869, and built expressly V for an English Hotel, is situated in the centre of the town (West End), on the most fashionable Promenade of Rotterdam, just opposite the landing-place of all the Steamers to and from England. The rooms, spacious and airy, are elegantly furnished, and English travellers will find hare every desirable comfort, combined with the most civil attendance and moderate charges.
Page 17 - Proprietor. — A new establishment, -*~^ in an open and airy situation, close to the Railway Station. Large and small apartments, scrupulously clean. Table d'Hote at 11 and 6 o'clock. Moderate charges. Chanibery is the route to India by "Mont Cenis," now recommended to families and tourists.
Page 24 - L'Arno, with a southern aspect, and at some distance from the Waterfall, which Is disagreeable to most travellers. This Hotel is fitted up in the English style for the comfort of Families, and may be truly reputed as one of the best in Italy. The rooms are adapted for large and small Families, and also for Single Gentlemen. Table d'Hoto.
Page 43 - Was it a soothing or a mournful thought, Amid this scene of slaughter as we stood, Where armies had with recent fury fought, To mark how gentle Nature still pursued Her quiet course, as if she took no care For what her noblest work had suffer'd there.
Page 31 - ROYAL VICTORIA HOTEL.— First-rate for Families and single Gentlemen, close to the Springs and the Kursaal ; it is one of the best situated Hotels in the town. A...
Page 31 - It has been patronised by his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and several other royal personages.
Page 39 - Dewy with nature's tear-drops, as they pass, Grieving, if aught inanimate e'er grieves, Over the unreturning brave, — alas! Ere evening to be trodden like the grass Which now beneath them, but above shall grow 60 In its next verdure, when this fiery mass Of living valour, rolling on the foe, And burning with high hope shall moulder cold and low.
Page 35 - REBER, Proprietor.— This splendid and well-conducted Establishment, situated on the shore of the Lake, commands, by its charming position, the best view of the Lake and the Alps, and offers, by its superior arrangements, the comfort of the apartments, and a careful and civil attendance, all desirable attraction to travellers.

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