The route book of Devon

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Besley, 1870 - Всего страниц: 380
 

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Стр. 443 - A most refreshing preparation for the Complexion, dispelling the cloud of languor and relaxation, allaying all heat and irritability, and immediately affording the pleasing sensation attending restored elasticity and healthful state of the Skin. Freckles, Tan, Spots, Pimples, Flushes, and Discoloration, fly before its application, and give place to delicate clearness, with the glow of beauty and bloom.
Стр. 110 - This protection from winds extends over a very considerable tract of beautiful country, abounding in every variety of landscape, so that there is scarcely a wind that blows from which the invalid will not be able to find a shelter for exercise either on foot or horseback.
Стр. 443 - ODONTO; or, Pearl Dentifrice. A White Powder, compounded of the rarest and most fragrant exotics. It bestows on the teeth a Pearl-like Whiteness, frees them from Tartar, and imparts to the gums a healthy firmness, and to the breath a grateful sweetness and purity.
Стр. 110 - Clark, in his excellent work on climate, says, "the general character of the climate of this 'coast is soft and humid. Torquay is certainly drier than the other places, and almost entirely 'free from fogs. This drier state of the atmosphere probably arises in part from the limestone rocks, which are confined to the neighbourhood of this place, and partly from its position between the two streams, the Dart and the Teign, by which the rain is in some degree attracted. Torquay is also remarkably protected...
Стр. 225 - ... which extremity taught him a sudden policy — to put a stone in his cap, and tumble the same into the water, while these rangers were fast at his heels ; who looking down after the noise, and seeing his cap swimming thereon, supposed that he had desperately drowned himself, gave over their further hunting, and left him liberty to shift away, and ship over into Brittany; — for a grateful remembrance of which delivery he afterwards builded in the place of his lurking a chapel.
Стр. 20 - The summer is rarely very hot, and though showers are frequent, yet it may be considered a dry season. The winds which blow, for the most part from the north-west, are cooling and refreshing. The evenings and nights, however, are sometimes cold and damp. The autumn is warm, and inclined to be damp and rainy ; it is peculiarly the season for the Devonshire drizzle, which is a rain so light as to deposit itself as a thick dew, attended by a grey clouded sky : the winds during this season are chiefly...
Стр. 446 - St. Michael's Mount, and the whole of the magnificent Bay. Invalids will find in Mount's Bay House the comforts of a home, while the beauty and salubrity of the situation, and its nearness to the charming walks on the sea-shore, render it a healthy and delightful residence. Suites of apartments for families of distinction.
Стр. 139 - What it was in its antique form can hardly be calculated from what at present remains standing, which is only the front facing the south in a direct line of about sixty cloth-yards in length.
Стр. 225 - Third ; he was hotly pursued and narrowly searched for, which extremity taught him a sudden policy — to put a stone in his cap, and tumble the same into the water, while these rangers were fast at his heels ; who looking down after the noise, and seeing his cap swimming thereon, supposed that he had desperately drowned himself, gave...
Стр. 443 - Price 4s. 6d. and 8s. 6d. per bottle. WHITE AND SOUND TEETH Are indispensable to Personal Attraction, and to health and longevity by the proper mastication of food. ROWLANDS...

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