Hand-book for travellers in France [by J. Murray. 1st] 3rd-14th, 16th, 18th ed


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Página 19 - Price 4s. 6d. and 8s. 6d. per bottle. The heat of Summer also frequently communicates a dryness to .the Hair, and a tendency to fall off, which may be completely obviated by the use of ROWLANDS...
Página 19 - ROWLANDS' ODONTO, or PEARL DENTIFRICE, A "white Powder compounded of the rarest and most fragrant exotics. It bestows on the teeth a pearl-like Whiteness, frees them from Tartar, and imparts to the Gums a healthy firmness, and to the breath a delicate fragrance.
Página 485 - I do not remember to have gone ten paces without an exclamation that there was no restraining: not a precipice, not a torrent, not a cliff, but is pregnant with religion and poetry. There are certain scenes that would awe an atheist into belief, without the help of other argument.
Página 455 - With soft suspended step, and muffled deep In midnight darkness, whisper'd my last sigh. I whisper'd what should echo through their realms : Nor writ her name, whose tomb should pierce the skies.
Página 474 - He promised that, in 2 days after gaining the fort, Toulon would fall, nor was he wrong: the morning after the capture of Petit Gibraltar, Eguillette, and Fort Pharon (an important work on the heights to the N. of the town), whose guns together swept the roadstead from end to end, the British and Spanish fleets had weighed anchor, and were standing out to sea.
Página 9 - LYON is too important and too well known to require injudicious praise; it suffices to state that it cost nearly THREE MILLIONS OF FRANCS, and that the accommodation is of so comfortable and luxurious a character as to attract the notice of all visitors. Although the GRAND HOTEL DE LYON affords the most elegant accommodation for the highest classes, it is frequented by visitors of the humblest pretensions.
Página 111 - ... sculpture, in the taste of the time of Louis XIII., not consistent with the character of the building. The outside of the screen, which separates the choir from its aisles, is ornamented with a series of...
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Página 95 - It is a grand and picturesque ruin, occupying a commanding position at the extremity of the town, where the platform is cut into a narrow promontory by gullies which isolate it on 3 sides, rendering it a place of great strength. To this it was indebted for the 9 sieges which it had to sustain. The approach to it is behind the modern H. de Ville. A college or grammar-school has been established within the outer court, and occupies a chapel said to be of the 12th cent.

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