Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book to Spain and Portugal, Volume 31

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Page 20 - Wines, and the thorough comfort of all its arrange. mente, combined with the most moderate charges. Standing in its own grounds, and situated in the higher and best part of the town of St. Peter-Port, it...
Page 190 - Establishment is the most important and the best situated in the town, •*• at two minutes' walk from the Station, and close to the House of Parliament. It is surrounded by a beautiful garden, with a large terrace, and commands a full view of the Alps.
Page 20 - SPLENDID NEW BILLIARD ROOM WITH TWO TABLES, BY BURROUGHES & WATTS. Private Carriages. Ici on parle Franšais. Hier man spricht Deutsch. Five minutes' walk from the Landing Stages.
Page 137 - Numbers one uno two dos three tres four cuatro five cinco six seis seven siete eight ocho nine nueve ten...
Page 166 - Roses of white marble, and wreaths of palm branches, most exquisitely sculptured, enrich every part of the edifice. I never saw Corinthian capitals better modelled, or executed with more precision and sharpness, than those of the columns which support the nave. " Having satisfied our curiosity by examining the various ornaments of the altars, we followed our...
Page 132 - Mahoti, and by shooting into the town arrows to which were attached papers threatening the garrison with labour in the mines unless they immediately surrendered, he induced them to capitulate. The conquest of the island followed that of its capital, and was confirmed by the treaty of Utrecht: the English retained possession of Menorca till the year 1756...
Page 137 - ... seven siete eight ocho nine nueve ten diez eleven once twelve doce thirteen trece fourteen catorce fifteen quince sixteen...
Page 149 - ... defeat towards the end of June, the troops either forced their way to the Spanish frontiers, or embarked for England. Thus terminated the first efforts of the constitutionalists in Portugal, and, with the extinction of that party, the influence of England with the Portuguese government ceased. Don Miguel now turned his attention to the consolidation of his power; severity and cruelty were his expedients; the prisons were crowded with the suspected, and foreign countries were filled with fugitives....
Page 25 - FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY. BIBLES, TESTAMENTS, AND PORTIONS OF SCRIPTURE IN THE VARIOUS LANGUAGES OF THE CONTINENT. CAN BE PURCHASED AT SOCIETY'S DEPOTS IN PARIS 58, Rue de Clichy.
Page 102 - ... have done by a firm resistance to the enemy. A large mass of people, some with muskets and some without, then pressed forward along the road, suffering themselves to be fired upon by about twenty French, who continued running beside them at only a few yards distance.

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