London: What'to See and how to See it

H.G. Clarke, 1862 - 208 Seiten

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Seite 59 - There Handel strikes the strings, the melting strain Transports the soul, and thrills through every vein ; There oft I enter, (but with cleaner shoes,) For Burlington's belov'd by every Muse.
Seite 25 - There is no instance of a man before Gibbons who gave to wood the loose and airy lightness of flowers, and chained together the various productions of the elements with a free disorder natural to each species.
Seite 195 - CLUB was instituted in 1824, for the association of individuals, known for their scientific or literary attainments, artists of eminence in any class of the fine arts, and noblemen and gentlemen distinguished as liberal patrons of science, literature, and the arts.
Seite 235 - DECAY, and will- be found very superior to any teeth ever before used. This method does not require the extraction of roots, or any painful operation, and will give support to and preserve teeth that are loose, and is guaranteed to restore articulation and mastication.
Seite 35 - It is supposed to have been the work of the Confessor. Within its precincts was born Edward V.; and here his unhappy mother took refuge with her younger son Richard, to secure him from his cruel uncle, who had already possession of the elder brother.
Seite 110 - Where London's column, pointing to the skies Like a tall bully, lifts its head and lies.
Seite 248 - ODONTO, Or Pearl Dentifrice, Compounded of Oriental Ingredients, is of inestimable value in preserving and beautifying the Teeth, strengthening the gums, and in giving a pleasing fragrance to the Breath. It eradicates tartar from the Teeth, removes spots of incipient decay, and polishes and preserves the enamel, to which it imparts a pearl-like whiteness. Price 2s. 9d. per Box. Sold by Chemists and Perfumers. Ask for "ROWLANDS'
Seite 183 - For that he persuaded the wealthy to put up the money for an institution under royal patronage for : . . . diffusing the Knowledge and facilitating the general Introduction of useful mechanical Inventions and Improvements, and for teaching by Courses of Philosophical Lectures and Experiments the applications of Science to the common Purposes of Life.
Seite 57 - The Lollards' -tower, at the western extremity of the chapel, contains a small room wainscoted with oak, on which are inscribed several names and portions of sentences in ancient characters ; and the walls are furnished with large rings, to which the Lollards, and other persons confined for heretical opinions, are supposed to have been affixed. In the grounds, which are...
Seite 179 - for the purpose of supporting and educating the children of soldiers, sailors, and marines, natives of Scotland, who have died or been disabled in the service of their country, and of indigent Scotch parents resident in London, not entitled to parochial relief.

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