Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book to Italy, Volume 23

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Page 273 - Proprietor. — A new establishment, -*~^ in an open and airy situation, close to the Railway Station. Large and small apartments, scrupulously clean. Table d'Hote at 11 and 6 o'clock. Moderate charges. Chanibery is the route to India by "Mont Cenis," now recommended to families and tourists.
Page 214 - West's perusal. Imprimis, a house, being in circumference a quarter of a mile, two feet and an inch; the said house containing the following particulars, to wit, a great room. Item, another great room; item, a bigger room; item, another room; item, a vast room; item, a sixth of the same; a seventh ditto; an eighth as before; a ninth as abovesaid; a tenth (See No.
Page 166 - Musical ever ; while from yon blue hills Dim in the clouds, the radiant aqueducts Turn their innumerable arches o'er The spacious desert, brightening in the sun, Proud and more proud in their august approach High o'er irriguous vales and woods and towns, Glide the soft whispering waters in the wind, And here united pour their silver streams Among the figured rocks, in murmuring falls, Musical ever.
Page 55 - 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 150 - Horribly beautiful! but on the verge, From side to side, beneath the glittering morn An Iris sits, amidst the infernal surge, Like Hope upon a death-bed, and, unworn Its steady dyes, while all around is torn By the distracted waters, bears serene Its brilliant hues with all their beams unshorn; Resembling, 'mid the torture of the scene, Love watching Madness with unalterable mien.
Page 135 - There it was that I found and visited the famous Galileo grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought.
Page 171 - I never can realize the idea that it is the work of man. You strive to distinguish the ceiling as little as the canopy of heaven. You lose your way in St. Peter's, you take a walk in it, and ramble till you are quite tired; when divine service is performed and chanted there, you are not aware of it till you come quite close.
Page 276 - HOTEL PENSION VICTORIA Finest situation, near the English Garden. Splendid view on the Lake and the Alps. Very moderate prices. No charge for light and attendance. Omnibus at the Station.
Page 70 - Gondolier," It glides along the water looking blackly, Just like a coffin clapt in a canoe, Where none can make out what you say or do.
Page 150 - Lo ! where it comes like an eternity, As if to sweep down all things in its track, Charming the eye with dread — a matchless cataract...

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