A hand-book for travellers on the continent. [1st] [2 issues of the 16th and 17th eds. The 18th ed. is in 2 pt. Pt.1 only of the 19th ed.].

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Page 142 - Ardennes waves above them her green 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
Page 211 - Coleridge : Ye nymphs, who reign o'er sewers and sinks. The river "Rhine, it is well known, Doth wash your city of Cologne:— But tell me, nymphs, what power divine Shall henceforth wash the river Rhine? Cologne abounds in historical associations. The Romans have left traces of their possession of this city of the Ubii, not only in various fragments of edifices still
Page 7 - ocean's slow alluvion fell. Of shipwreck'd cockle and the muscle shell ; This indigested vomit of the sea Fell to the Dutch by just propriety. " Glad, then, as miners who have found the ore, They, with mad labour, fish'd the land to shore, And dived as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if Ч
Page 241 - with fear At the army of rats that were drawing near. For they have swam over the river so deep, And they have climb'd the shores so steep. And now by thousands up they crawl To the holes and windows in the wall. Down on his knees the bishop fell. And faster and
Page 226 - lamented General Marceau, killed at the battle of Altenkirchen, in attempting to check the retreat of Jourdan, on the last day of the fourth year of the French republic." (Sept. 21, 1796.) " By Coblentz, on a rise of gentle ground, There is a small and simple pyramid, Crowning the summit of the
Page 213 - to see Nor its fair promise from the surface mow Thy valley of sweet waters, were to know Earth paved like Heaven; and to seem such to me, Even now what wants thy stream?—that it should Lethe be. A thousand battles have assail'd thy banks. But these and half their
Page 240 - an excellent bonfire!" quoth he, " And the country is greatly obliged to me. For ridding it, in these times forlorn, Of rats that only consume the corn." So then to his palace returned he, And he slept that night like an innocent
Page 8 - A daily deluge over them does boil ; The earth and water play at level coil. The fish ofttimes the burgher dispossess'd, And sat, not as a meat, but as a guest ; And oft the tritons and the sea-nymphs saw Whole shoals of Dutch served up for Cabillau ; Or, as they
Page 240 - man, But Bishop Hatto never slept again. In the morning as he entered the hall Where his picture hung against the wall, A sweat like death all over him came, For the rats had eaten it out of the frame. As lie
Page 241 - his beads did he tell. As louder and louder drawing near The saw of their teeth without he could hear. And in at tho windows, and in at the door, And through the walls by thousands they pour, And down through the ceiling

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