Pocket Guide Through Glasgow

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Page 71 - NOT a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried.
Page 18 - Lives of the Queens of Scotland, and English Princesses connected with the Regal Succession of Great Britain.
Page 30 - The trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a pin, or rend an oak, is as nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal like wax before it — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin, and forge anchors, cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves.
Page 71 - Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory; We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory.
Page 18 - It is seldom, indeed, that we find history so written, in a style at once vigorous, perspicuous, and picturesque. The author's heart is thoroughly with his subject.
Page 25 - ... large and lofty, most industriously and artificially carved from the very foundation to the superstructure, to the great admiration of strangers and travellers.
Page 20 - Norwich, the shawls and mousselines of France, the silkthrowing of Macclesfield, the flax-spinning of Ireland, the carpets of Kidderminster, the iron and engineering works of Wolverhampton and Birmingham, the pottery and glass-making of Staffordshire and Newcastle, the ship-building of London, the coal trade of the Tyne and Wear, and all the handicrafts connected with, or dependent on, the full developement of these.
Page 25 - Scotch made damask table linen, bedroom sheetings, diapers, huck, and Bath towelling, etc., which are highly and justly esteemed for texture and durability. Intending purchasers may be supplied with patterns of Scotch goods, priced, and sent free to any part of the United Kingdom and Ireland upon application. All purchases of 3 value and upwards, sent free of carriage to London, Dublin, and to the principal railway stations in the kingdom by J.
Page 35 - Cause they adhered in their station. These Nine, with others in this yard Whose heads and bodies were not spar'd Their testimonies, foes, to bury Caused beat the drums then in great fury. They'll know at resurrection day To murder saints was no sweet play.
Page 29 - KING STREET, STIRLING. DUNCAN CAMPBELL, WHILE expressing his thanks for the liberal support he has received during the many years he has been Proprietor of this Hotel, respectfully intimates that many improvements have recently been effected in the interior arrangement and management of the House, rendering it complete in every department as a temporary Residence for Families, Parties, Tourists, and the Public generally. DC flatters himself that those...

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