Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book to Italy, Volume 20

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Page 212 - Thence to the gates cast round thine eye, and see What conflux issuing forth, or entering in, Praetors, proconsuls to their provinces Hasting, or on return, in robes of state ; Lictors and rods, the ensigns of their power, Legions and cohorts, turms of horse and wings ; Or embassies from regions far remote, In various habits, on the Appian road...
Page 204 - While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand ; (') " When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall ; " And when Rome falls — the World.
Page 49 - OSIER'S CHINA & CRYSTAL GLASS SERVICES, "The Visitor to London who leaves without seeing the Show Rooms of Messrs. OSLEB has missed one of the sights of the metropolis.
Page 41 - This first-rate Establishment, situated on the Villarroza Square, No. 5, has been entirely re-furnished with every modern comfort and luxury, and now offers the most desirable residence to English travellers visiting this fine climate.
Page 53 - We must now proceed to the two great poems which were produced at the end of the eleventh or beginning of the twelfth century.
Page 28 - But hark ! the cry is Astur : And lo ! the ranks divide ; And the great Lord of Luna Comes with his stately stride. Upon his ample shoulders Clangs loud the fourfold shield, And in his hand he shakes the brand Which none but he can wield.
Page 23 - The walls throughout, from the entrance to the apse, are covered with precious marbles, ananged in patterns of great beauty. The roof of the nave is divided longitudinally into three compartments, which prevents the awkwardness that is usually observed where windows of a semicircular form cut into a semi-circular vault. Here it is done as artistically as it could be done in the best Gothic vaults.
Page 208 - The imperial palace, compass huge and high The structure, skill of noblest architects, With gilded battlements, conspicuous far, Turrets, and terraces, and glittering spires.

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