Hand-book for travellers in France [by J. Murray. 1st] 3rd-14th, 16th, 18th ed

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1856
 

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Page 486 - I do not remember to have gone ten paces without an exclamation that there was no restraining: not a precipice, not a torrent, not a cliff, but is pregnant with religion and poetry. There are certain scenes that would awe an atheist into belief, without the help of other argument.
Page 61 - IL était un roi d'Yvetot, Peu connu dans l'histoire ; Se levant tard, se couchant tôt, Dormant fort bien sans gloire, Et couronné par Jeanneton D'un simple bonnet de coton, Dit-on.
Page 454 - In midnight darkness, whisper'd my last sigh. I whisper'd what should echo through their realms; Nor writ her name, whose tomb should pierce the skies.
Page 29 - MINERALS : 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.
Page 229 - ... must recollect that their nations are at war with France solely because the ruler of the French nation will not allow them to be at peace, and is desirous of forcing them to submit to his yoke ; and they must not forget that the worst of the evils suffered by the enemy in his profligate invasion of Spain and Portugal, have been occasioned by the irregularities of the soldiers, and their cruelties, authorized and encouraged by their chiefs, towards the unfortunate and peaceful inhabitants of the...
Page 98 - It is a grand and picturesque ruin, occupying a commanding position at the extremity of the town, where the platform is cut into a narrow promontory by gullies which isolate it on 3 sides, rendering it a place of great strength. To this it was indebted for the 9 sieges which it had to sustain. The approach to it is behind the modern H. de Ville. A college or grammar-school has been established within the outer court, and occupies a chapel said to be of the 12th cent.
Page 563 - ... should be forced, to rush headlong into the flames, and to deprive his enemies of the glory which they might have acquired, by the death or captivity of Attila.
Page 18 - For Authors Publishing. Advice to Authors, Inexperienced Writers, and Possessors of Manuscripts, on the efficient publication of Books intended for General Circulation or Private Distribution. Sent Post free to Orders enclosing Twelve Stamps, addressed to Messrs. SAUNDERS, OTLEY, & Co., Publishers, Conduit Street.
Page 29 - CONTAINS : Reviews, with copious extracts, of every important New English Book, and of the more important Foreign Works. Reports of the Proceedings of the Learned and Scientific Societies, with Abstracts of all Papers of Interest. Authentic Accounts of all Scientific Voyages and Expeditions.
Page 229 - The Officers and soldiers of the army must recollect that their nations are at war with France solely because the Ruler of the French nation will not allow them to be at peace...

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