Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book to Italy, Volumen18

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Página 142 - Horribly beautiful ! but on the verge, From side to side, beneath the glittering morn, An Iris sits, amidst the infernal surge, Like Hope upon a death-bed, and, unworn Its steady dyes, while all around is torn By the distracted waters, bears serene Its brilliant hues with all their beams unshorn : Resembling, 'mid the torture of the scene, Love watching Madness with unalterable mien.
Página 49 - These excellent FAMILY MEDICINES are Invaluable in the treatment of all ailments Incidental to every HOUSEHOLD. The PILLS PURIFY, REGULATE, and STRENGTHEN the whole system, while the OINTMENT is unequalled for the cure of Bad Legs, Bad Breasts, Old Wounds, Sores, and Ulcers. Possessed of these REMEDIES, every Mother has at once the means of curing most complaints to which herself or Family is liable.
Página 48 - Emperor, _LJL on the occasion of his recent visit to this town. This first class Hotel is particularly recommended for its large and airy apartments, having the finest situation, near the Station, facing the Palace and joining a fine garden. It contains comfortable Apartments. A Large Dining Room, Breakfast and Reading Rooms, Cold and Warm Baths, &c.
Página 157 - It was at Rome, on the 15th of October, 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind.
Página 23 - ... long. The nave is separated from the aisles by a range of Corinthian columns of white marble, the fluting being inlaid with marbles of a warmer colour. The walls throughout, from the entrance to the apse, are covered with precious marbles, arranged in patterns of great beauty. The roof of the nave is divided longitudinally into three compartments, which prevents the awkwardne-s that is usually observed where windows of a semicircular form cut into a semicircular vault.
Página 167 - You strive to distinguish the ceiling as little as the canopy of heaven. You lose your way in St. Peter's ; you take a walk in it, and ramble till you are quite tired. When Divine service is performed and chanted there, you are not aware of it till you come quite close.
Página 7 - AVENGE, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints, whose bones Lie scattered on the Alpine mountains cold; Even them who kept thy truth so pure of old, When all our Fathers worshipped stocks and stones, Forget not: in thy book record their groans Who were thy sheep, and in their ancient fold Slain by the bloody Piedmontese, that rolled Mother with infant down the rocks.
Página 29 - But hark ! the cry is Astur : And lo ! the ranks divide ; And the great Lord of Luna Comes with his stately stride. Upon his ample shoulders Clangs loud the fourfold shield, And in his hand he shakes the brand Which none but he can wield.
Página 51 - THIS MAGNIFICENT HOTEL, SITUATED IN NORTHUMBERLAND AvENUE AND WHITEHALL PLACE, is ARRANGED AND FURNISHED TO AFFORD RESIDENTS EVERY POSSIBLE CONVENIENCE AND COMFORT. IN ADDITION TO A LARGE NUMBER OF SINGLE AND DOUBLE BED-ROOMS. THERE ARE ELEGANT SUITES OF PRIVATE APARTMENTS. THE POSITION is CENTRAL. THE ARRANGEMENTS ARE COMPLETE. THE PUBLIC ROOMS ARE MAGNIFICENT, AND THE CHARGES ARE MODERATE.
Página 186 - ... see, standing in front of the picture. Above, Mary and her Child are in a cloud, radiant with joy, and surrounded by angels, who have woven many garlands ; the Holy Child holds one of these, and seems as if about to crown the saints beneath, but his Mother withholds his hand for the moment. The contrast between the pain and suffering below, whence St. Sebastian looks forth out of the picture with...

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