A Handbook for Travellers in Southern Italy: Being a Guide for the Provinces Formerly Constituting the Continental Portion of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies
J.Murray, 1865 - 447 Seiten
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Seite 53 - EXCHANGE OFFICE. Correspondent of the principal Banking-houses of London for the payment of Circular Kotes and Letters of Credit. During the season it is the office of the Diligence to Pforzheim Station of the Baden liailway, which leaves Wildbad for the Courrier and Express Trains, and returns from Pforzheim after the arrival of
Seite 28 - also in Asia, Africa, and North and South America, No expense whatever is incurred, and when cashed no charge Is made for commission. Letters of Credit, are also granted on the same places. They may be obtained at the City Office in Lothbury, or at any of the Branches, viz. :— Westminster Branch, 1, St. James's Square. ESSENTIALS
Seite 26 - And so we went towards Rome. And from thence, when the brethren heard of us, they came to meet us as far as Appii Forum, and the Three Taverns : whom when Paul saw, he thanked God, and took courage." Acts xxviii. The road follows the canal all the way to the next station, 2 m. before reaching which a road branches off on the 1. to
Seite 200 - were extremely weakened, seemed changed, being covered over with white ashes, as with a deep snow. We returned to Misenum, where we refreshed ourselves as well as we could, and passed an anxious night between hope and fear—though indeed with a much larger share of the latter, for the
Seite 61 - these are found in masses, in beds, or in veins, and occasionally in the beds of rivers. Specimens of the following Metallic Ores are contained in the Cabinet :—Iron, Manganese, Lead, Tin, Zinc, Copper, Antimony, Silver, Gold, Platina, &c. ROCKS:—Granite, Gneiss, Mica-slate, Porphyry, Serpentine, Sandstones, Limestones,
Seite 18 - Messrs. COSTA and COSTI keep the largest collection in Florence of original Ancient and Modern Pictures, as well as Copies of all the most celebrated Masters. NB—English spoken. Correspondents in England, Messrs. J. and R. M'CRACKEN, 38, Queen Street, Cannon street West, London. VENICE. MD RIETTI, Dealer in Antiquities and Objects of Art, S. GIO. GRISÓSTAMO,
Seite 199 - frequent in Campania ; but they were so particularly violent that night, that they not only shook everything about us, but seemed indeed to threaten total destruction . . . Though it was now morning, the light was exceedingly faint and languid ; the buildings all around us tottered ; and though we stood
Seite 413 - was constructed in the vacant bed ; the waters were then restored to their natural channel, and the secret spot where the remains of Alario had been deposited was for ever concealed by the inhuman massacre of the prisoners who had been employed to execute the work.
Seite 351 - conviens! a nata Fra le vittorie, ed a chi, o vada, o stanzi, Di trofei sempre, e di trionfi ornata, La Vittoria abbia seco, o dietro, o innanzi. Questa è un' altra Artemisia, che lodata Fu di pietà verso il suo Mausolo ; anzi Tanto maggior, quanto è più assai beli
Seite 19 - or the Holy Week. AS CUSTOM-HOUSE AGENT, Mil. SHEA clears and warehouses Baggage and other effects for travellers who, to avoid the expense of quick transit, send their things by sea or luggage-train, directed to his care. He also superintends the Packing of Works of Art and other Property intrusted to