Grand Tour. Florence and Fiesole, Italy. The Rhine, Italy, and Greece in a series of drawings from nature by George Newenham.
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American Scenery. The best way to approach Niagara is to come up on the American shore, and cross at the ferry.
The view is taken from a point immediately above the north-west corner of Tiberias.
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Besides its authentic history, Jaffa figures in a strange mixture of Hebrew and Heathen tradition.
Percy Bysshe Shelley in Italy. Temple of Neptune at Paestum. Letter from Naples. The Year 1818.
There is not perhaps a more disgusting or a more savage animal than the wild Hog of Africa.
Outward the light struggles brokenly through the crystal wall of the cataract; and when the sun shines directly on its face, it is a scene of unimaginable glory.
The View is taken from the highway leading from Jerusalem through Jericho, and forming a part of the road, by which Jerusalem was connected with the countries on the Euphrates
A Group of young tree ferns (Alsophila crinita) in the rainforest near the highest point of the road, leading from Nuwara Eliya to Rangbodde, Sri Lanka.
Mosque at the famous Messeis spring of Kefalovryso, the Hyperian fountain of antiquity, at todays Velestino (ancient Pherae).