Black's Picturesque Tourist and Road and Railway Guide Book Through England and Wales: With a General Travelling Map ; Charts of Roads, Railroads, and Interesting Localities; Engraved Views of Picturesque Scenery; and a Comprehensive General Index, Embracing a List of Hotels and Inns
A. and C. Black, 1859 - 544 pàgines
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Black's Picturesque Tourist and Road and Railway Guide Book Through England ...
Adam and Charles Black (Firm)
Visualització completa - 1862
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Pàgina 284 - HOPE rules a land for ever green : All powers that serve the bright-eyed queen Are confident and gay ; Clouds at her bidding disappear ; Points she to aught ? the bliss draws near, And fancy smooths the way. Not such the land of wishes...
Pàgina 302 - Gavel; for on its highest point is a small triangular receptacle in the native rock, which, the shepherds say, is never dry. There we might have slaked our thirst plenteously with a pure and celestial liquid, for the cup or basin, it appears, has no other feeder than the dews of heaven, the showers, the vapours, the hoar frost, and the spotless snow. While we were gazing around, 'Look,' I exclaimed, 'at yon ship upon the glittering sea!
Pàgina 273 - And not a moonbeam enters here. But they without its light can see The chamber carved so curiously, Carved with figures strange and sweet, All made out of the carver's brain, For a lady's chamber meet : The lamp with twofold silver chain Is fastened to an angel's feet.
Pàgina 298 - THERE is a Yew-tree, pride of Lorton Vale, Which to this day stands single, in the midst Of its own darkness, as it stood of yore...
Pàgina 228 - Their temperature is lower than those of .'Mli, and they are more agreeable for bathing. They are administered internally to persons in whom the digestive organs are feeble, and are found very efficacious in the cure of gout and rheumatism. The Crescent at Buxton is an extensive and elegant structure, comprising two hotels, a library, an assemblyroom, &c.
Pàgina 314 - Cushions or tufts of moss, parched and brown, appear between the huge blocks and stones that lie in heaps on all sides to a great distance, like skeletons or bones of the earth not needed at the creation, and there left to be covered with never-dying lichens, which the clouds and dews nourish ; and adorn with colours of vivid and exquisite beauty.
Pàgina 238 - About half a mile from the station is the large and populous town of Warrington, on the north bank of the Mersey in Lancashire. It is one of the oldest towns in Lancashire, and was a Roman station. A bridge was built here over the Mersey by the Earl of Derby, for the purpose of enabling Henry VII. to pay him a visit with greater convenience. The principal manufactures are cottons, shoes, and fustians, and in the vicinity are pin, glass, and iron-works.
Pàgina 4 - BLACK'S PICTURESQUE TOURIST, And Road-Book of England and Wales : with a general Travelling Map, Charts of Roads, Railroads, and interesting Localities, and engraved Views of the Scenery. Fcp.