Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book for travellers in Belgium, on the Rhine, and through portions of Rhenish Prussia, Volume 31

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Page 42 - There have been tears and breaking hearts for thee, And mine were nothing, had I such to give ; But when I stood beneath the fresh green tree, Which living waves where thou didst cease to live, And saw around me the wide field revive With fruits and fertile promise, and the Spring Come forth her work of gladness to contrive, With all her reckless birds upon the wing, I turned from all she brought to those she could not bring.
Page i - Shilling per yard and upwards, all marked in plain figures, and at the same price as if purchased at the Warehouse, in Regent Street. Reasonable Estimates are also given for Household Mourning, at a great saving to large or small Families. Funerals at Stated Charges conducted in London or Country.
Page xxvi - Rubens stands in the esteem of the world is alone a sufficient reason for some examination of his pretensions. His fame is extended over a great part of the Continent, without a rival: and it may be justly said that he has enriched his...
Page 36 - And Ardennes waves above them her green leaves, Dewy with nature's tear-drops as they pass, Grieving, if aught inanimate e'er grieves, Over the unreturning brave, - alas! Ere evening to be trodden like the grass Which now beneath them, but above shall grow In its next verdure, when this fiery mass Of living valour, rolling on the foe And burning with high hope shall moulder cold and low.
Page 81 - As it flows down from the distant ridges of the Alps, through fertile regions into the open sea, so it comes down from remote antiquity, associated in every age with momentous events in the history of the neighbouring nations.
Page i - Mourning, are always kept made up ; and a note, descriptive of the relation of the parties to the deceased, will ensure at any time the proper supply of Mourning being forwarded, both as to quality and distinction, according to the exigencies of the case ; it being needful only to send dresses for patterns, when every requisite will be carefully prepared and chosen to render the appointments complete, JAY'S LONDON GENERAL MOURNING WAREHOUSE, Nos.
Page xxvi - The gallery of that city is considered as containing one of the greatest collections of pictures in the world ; but if the works of Rubens were taken from it, I will venture to assert, that this great repository would be reduced to at least half its value. To extend his glory still...

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