The Flowers of Modern Travels: Being Elegant, Entertaining and Instructive Extracts, Selected from the Works of the Most Celebrated Travellers ... Intended Chiefly for Young People of Both Sexes, כרך 1

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C. and G. Kearsley, 1792
 

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עמוד 172 - His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
עמוד 333 - I was at last forced to open my shirt, and shew them my stays ; which satisfied them very well ; for, I saw, they believed I was locked up in that machine, and that it was not in my own power to open it, which contrivance they attributed to my husband.
עמוד 338 - Tis very easy to see, they have in reality more liberty than we have. No woman, of what rank soever, being permitted to go into the streets without two muslins; one that covers her face all but her eyes, and another that hides the whole dress of her head...
עמוד 331 - I went to the bagnio about ten o'clock; it was already full of women. It is built of stone in the shape of a dome, with no windows but in the roof, which gives light enough. There were five of...
עמוד 157 - I do not pretend, in the latter capacity, either to excufe or condemn him ; butas a politician, I rank him with the Clarendons and the Mores, whom tyranny, or public bafenefs, and want of virtue, have brought, in almoft every age, to an untimely and ignominious exit; but to whofe memory impartial pofterity have done ample juftice.
עמוד 332 - ... clothes on. The two other domes were the hot baths, one of which had cocks of cold water turning into it, to temper it to what degree of warmth the bathers have a mind to.
עמוד 347 - I could not eat of as many as the good lady would have had me, who was very earnest in serving me of every thing. The treat concluded with coffee and perfumes, which is a high mark of respect; two slaves kneeling censed my hair, clothes, and handkerchief.
עמוד 339 - You may easily imagine the number of faithful wives very small in a country where they have nothing to fear from a lover's indiscretion...
עמוד 292 - ... circumambient air, instead of rising in it, as smoke generally does, immediately on its getting out of the crater, rolls down the side of the mountain like a torrent, till, coming to that part of the atmosphere of the same specific gravity with itself, it shoots off horizontally, and forms a large track in the air, according to the direction of the wind ; which, happily for us, carried it exactly to the side opposite to that where we were placed.
עמוד 299 - When an equal quantity of this is diffused through the air, and over the face of the earth, every thing continues calm. and quiet ; but if, by any accident, one part of matter has acquired a greater quantity than another, the most dreadful consequences often ensue before the equilibrium can be restored.

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