South Devon (including W. Dorset Coast) and South Cornwall: With a Full Description of Dartmoor and the Scilly Isles

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Dulau & Company, 1889 - 224 páginas
 

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Página 209 - As he loved cursing, so let it come unto him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.
Página 1 - Penzance, and the Land's End ; while the Broad Gauge Carriages running in the Fast Express Trains to and from the West of England, for which they have been specially built, are THE FINEST RAILWAY CARRIAGES IN ORDINARY USE IN THE KINGDOM.
Página 13 - ... which are objects of admiration and interest. The ceiling of the latter has the reputation of being one of the grandest in the country. The work comprises festoons of flowers, fruit, and foliage in high relief, and was the workmanship of Italian artists specially commissioned two hundred years ago. In this room also Charles Kingsley wrote a portion of
Página 13 - It stands amid the interesting spots and charming scenery made notorious by * Westward Ho!' and is within easy distance of the many romantic nooks with which the North Devon coast abounds. A portion of the house was built in the year 1688 by an old merchant prince, and contains a magnificent oak staircase and drawing-room, which are objects of admiration and interest. The ceiling of the latter has the reputation of being one of the grandest in the country. The work...
Página 107 - I OFT have heard of Lydford law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after : At first I wondered at it much ; But since I find the reason such, As it deserves no laughter.
Página 5 - Guide," which can be had at any of the Company's Stations, and also at the chief Stations on the London and North-Western Railway, and which contains descriptive notices of the Districts embraced in the Tours, Maps, Plans, Bird'sEye View, &c.
Página 5 - Tickets for these Tours are issued at the Company's Booking Offices at all the large Stations. The Tourist Season generally extends from JUNE to SEPTEMBER inclusive.
Página 3 - PULLMAN DRAWING-ROOM AND SLEEPING CARS Are run by the Morning and Evening Express Trains between GLASGOW and LONDON. FIRTH OF CLYDE AND WEST HIGHLANDS, VIA GREENOGK.
Página 53 - JJAS a commanding sea view; is adjacent to the railway station and steamboat wharf; and possesses home comforts, combined with moderate charges. LADIES
Página 52 - The whole aspect of the place has been altered. Where we now see a port crowded with shipping, and a market-place swarming with buyers and sellers, the waves then broke on a desolate beach ; but a fragment of the rock on which the deliverer stepped from his boat has been carefully preserved, and is set up as an object of public veneration in the center of that busy wharf.

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