Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book to Spain and Portugal, Volumen14


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Página 21 - Ascersor of the newest construction. This First Class Hotel has been entirely newly restored. Situated in the finest and most pleasant part of the City, close to the "Grand Theatre," the "Hotel de Ville," the "Prefecture,'1 it is patronised by the Nobility and Gentry of all nations.
Página 22 - Establishment, built and furnished with taste, and according to all the latest improvements. In a southern aspect, overlooking the sea, and a beautiful Garden giving access to the public "Promenade du Midi.
Página 26 - Schweizerhof (1879 greatly enlarged), is now a splendid first-rate establishment, opposite the celebrated FALLS OF THE RHINE, surrounded by a fine Park and Garden, and has long been known to English and American Visitors as one of the best houses in Switzerland. The situation is unsurpassed, the eye ranging a distance of above 180 miles — a Panoramic View including the whole of the Swiss Alps and the "Mont Blanc.
Página 177 - Dependance consist of One Hundred and Sixty Sleeping Apartments, elegant Sitting-rooms, and a Garden for the use of visitors. Extensive and airy Dining-room, and a comfortable Public Sitting-room, with Piano and Library.
Página 57 - 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 grateful sweetness and purity.
Página 57 - A most refreshing preparation for the complexion, dispelling the cloud of languor and relaxation, allaying all heat and irritability, and immediately affording the pleasing sensation attending restored elasticity and healthful state of the Skin. Freckles, Tan Spots, Pimples, Flushes, and Discoloration fly before its application, and give place to ,a healthy and clear complexion.
Página 38 - Establishment possesses the advantage of a beautiful Garden, and is situated near the English and American Churches; the principal apartments facing the South, and the entire Hotel being warmed by caloriferes, the whole arrangements and moderate prices give universal satisfaction.
Página 156 - To make amends for this,* the village of Cintra, about fifteen miles from the capital, is, perhaps in every respect, the most delightful in Europe ; it contains beauties of every description, natural and artificial. Palaces and gardens rising in the midst of rocks, cataracts, and precipices ; convents on stupendous heights — a distant view of the sea and the Tagus ; and, besides (though that is a secondary consideration), is remarkable as the scene of Sir H.
Página 177 - It is conducted under the immediate superintendence of the Proprietor, who endeavours, by the most strict attention and exceedingly Moderate Prices, to merit the continued patronage of Knglish and American visitors.

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