A hand-book for travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont. [by J. Murray. 1st] -5th, 7th-10th, 12th, 14th-16th, 18th, 19th ed. [2 issues of the 18th ed. The 16th and 18th eds. are in 2 pt.].
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Seite 325 - Sublime, but neither bleak nor bare Nor misty, are the mountains there, — Softly sublime, profusely fair ! Up to their summits clothed in green And fruitful as the vales between They lightly rise And scale the skies, And groves and gardens still abound, For where no shoot Could else take root The peaks are shelved and terraced round...
Seite 9 - 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. 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 English and American visitors. English and American Newspapers. The Table d'HOte and Wines of this...
Seite 50 - 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.
Seite 316 - Borromeo, 66 ft. high, and placed on a pedestal 40 ft. high. The head, hands, and feet, alone, are cast in bronze, the rest of the figure is formed of sheets of beaten copper, arranged round a pillar of rough masonry which forms the support of it. The saint is represented extending his...
Seite 63 - Account, from personal visits, of every Town and Village within a circle of twenty miles round the Metropolis, and the more important Places lying four or five miles beyond that boundary. Alphabetically arranged. By JAMES THOBNE, FSA With Indei of Names, ï vols.
Seite 9 - Dependance consist of one hundred and sixty sleeping apartments, elegant sittingrooms, and a garden for the use of visitors. Extensive and airy dining-room, and a comfortable public sitting-room, with piano and library.
Seite 520 - There are some picturesque remains of the castle. The road from Tenda is amongst the earliest of the alpine roads. It was made by Carlo Emanuele I., 1591 ; and improved in 1780 by Vittore Amadeo III., as is commemorated in two inscriptions near its commencement. Fine scenery and good chamois-hunting in the mountain-range W. of the Col di Tenda. 3 m. after leaving Tenda is the Abbey of S.
Seite 416 - Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains, They crowned him long ago On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow.
Seite 14 - Times" and "Illustrated London News" taken in. Travellers having only a few hours to spend in Brussels, between the departure of the trains, can have refreshments or dinners at any hour. The Waterloo Coach leaves the Hotel at 9-30 o'clock every morning.