The overland companion: a guide for the traveller to India via Egypt

Wm. H. Allen & Company, 1850

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Side 81 - With Tables of Distances between the principal Towns and Military Stations On one sheet — size, 2 ft. 3 in. wide ; 2 ft. 9 in. high, 9s.
Side 26 - The sunken glen, whose sunless shrubs must weep, The tender azure of the unruffled deep, The orange tints that gild the greenest bough, The torrents that from cliff to valley leap, The vine on high, the willow branch below, Mix'd in one mighty scene, with varied beauty glow.
Side 71 - ... and other cutaneous visitations. The radiant bloom it imparts to the cheek, the softness and delicacy which it induces of the hands and arms, its capability of soothing irritation, and removing cutaneous defects, render it indispensable to every toilet.
Side 84 - Grammar of the Hindustani Language, in the Oriental and Roman Characters, with numerous Copper-plate Illustrations of the Persian and Devanagari Systems of Alphabetic Writing. To which is added, a copious Selection of Easy Extracts for reading in the Persi-Arabic and Devanagari Characters, forming a complete introduction to the Bagh-o-Bahar, together with a Vocabulary and explanatory Notes. By DUNCAN FORBES, LL.D.
Side 86 - Bellew (Capt.) Memoirs of a Griffin; or, A Cadet's First Year in India. By Captain BELLEW. Illustrated from Designs by the Author. A New Edition. Cr. 8vo. 10s. 6d. Bernay (Dr. AJ) Students
Side 44 - By certain scales i' the pyramid ; they know By the height, the lowness, or the mean, if dearth Or foison follow. The higher Nilus swells The more it promises ; as it ebbs, the seedsman Upon the slime and ooze scatters his grain, And shortly comes to harvest.
Side 67 - ... travelling throughout the Empire and the expense attendant thereon ; the condition of the European (English) Society; the Rules and Regulations of the various branches of the Executive ; the cost and manner of proceeding to India ; the Sports, Ceremonies, and Pageants common to the Country, &c. &c. "There can be no hesitation in saying that the plan and execution of this Hand-Book are equally excellent ; that it is the most complete and accurate Vade-Mecum which has yet appeared, and cannot fail...
Side 84 - LANGUAGE, with Exercises on its more Prominent Peculiarities, together with a Selection of Useful Phrases, Dialogues, and Subjects for Translation into Persian. PART II. — A...
Side 26 - To make amends for this, the village of Cintra, about fifteen miles from the capital, is, perhaps in every respect, the most delightful in Europe: it contains beauties of every description natural and artificial. Palaces and gardens rising in the midst of rocks, cataracts and precipices; convents on stupendous heights — a distant view of the sea and the Tagus; and besides (though that is a secondary consideration) is remarkable as the scene of Sir Hew Dalrymple's Convention.

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