A handbook for travellers in South Wales

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Página 142 - Ever charming, ever new, When will the landscape tire the view ! The fountain's fall, the river's flow, The woody valleys, warm and low ; The windy summit, wild and high, "Roughly rushing on the sky ! The pleasant seat, the ruin'd tower, The naked rock, the shady bower ; The town and village, dome and farm, Each give each a double charm, As pearls upon an Ethiop's arm.
Página 59 - Each of the Three Volumes or Parts of the Alpine Guide may be had with this INTRODUCTION prefixed, price Is.
Página xxvii - And the bugles they do shine. Sing reign of Fair Maid, With gold upon her toe, — Open you the west door, And turn the Old Year go. Sing reign of Fair Maid, With gold upon her chin, — Open you the east door, And let the New Year in.
Página 142 - Painting fair the form of things, While the yellow linnet sings Or the tuneful nightingale Charms the forest with her tale; Come, with all thy various...
Página 11 - MINERALS : these are found in masses, in beds, or in veins, and occasionally in the beds of rivers. Specimens of the following are contained in the Cabinet : — Iron, Manganese, Lead, Tin, Zinc, Copper, Antimony, Silver, Gold, Platina, Ac.
Página 62 - Kingdom. Japanned Deal Goods may be seen in complete suites of five or six different colours, some of them light and ornamental, and others of a plainer description. Suites of Stained Deal Gothic Furniture, Polished Deal, Oak...
Página 59 - TRAVELS in the CENTRAL CAUCASUS and BASHAN. Including Visits to Ararat and Tabreez and Ascents of Kazbek and Elbruz. By DW FBESHPIELD. Square crown Svo. with Maps, &c. 1Ss. PICTURES in TYROL and Elsewhere. From a Family Sketch-Book. By the Authoress of ' A Voyage en Zigzag,
Página 21 - CROSS, SW, Agent for the Sale of the Ordnance Maps, Geological Survey Maps, and Admiralty Charts.
Página xxvii - when a person died, the friends sent for the Sin-eater of the district, who on his arrival placed a plate of salt on the breast of the defunct, and upon the salt a piece of bread. He then muttered an incantation over the bread, which he finally ate, thereby eating up all the sins of the deceased. This done, he received his fee of 2s.
Página 148 - Tivy, yet before The Muse vouchsafe to seize the Cardiganian shore, She of thy source will sing in all the Cambrian coast ; Which of thy castors once, but now canst only boast The salmons, of all Floods most plentiful in thee.

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