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Lake Garda | John Stoddard's Lectures



Lake Garda. Illustrated and embellished with views of the world's famous places and people, being the identical discourses delivered during the past eighteen years under the title of the Stoddard lectures.

TitleLake Garda - John L. Stoddard's Lectures
AuthorJohn L. Stoddard
PublisherNorwood Press
Year1901
Copyright1901, John L. Stoddard
AmazonJohn L. Stoddard's Lectures 13 Volume Set
-Around Lake Garda
Amighty chain of snow-crowned mountains stretches from east to west across Tyrolean territory, dividing it into two great sections, - North and South Tyrol. 'One side of this huge watershed supplie...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 2
Old Convent Near Klausen, On The Brenner. Wa1dbruck, On The Brenner. Silver Powdered Forests And Pyramids Of Prisms. But even if the tourist cannot drive leisurely along this famous rou...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 3
Old Roman Tower Near Waidbruck, On The Brenner. An Olive Grove Near Arco. Old Gothic Church, And Vogelweide's Statue, Botzen. A little more than thirty miles below their point of union, an...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 4
The Palazzo Tabarelli. The meeting-place of these ecclesiastics was the still attractive church of Santa Maria Maggiore; but one can hardly realize now that it was ever such an arena of debate. In...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 5
Riva And Monte Baldo. The scene of desolation that presents itself a little below the summit of the pass is both surprising and impressive. Contrasted with the vales of paradise on either side, th...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 6
Arco, And Its Cliffs. Yet even these colossal streams are but the shrunken rivulets of those which once ground slowly through the yielding gorges to the sea. The valleys of Tyrol and of the Bernes...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 7
Promenade At Arco. The Eyrie Of The Counts Of Arco. Riva, Viewed From Lake Garda. Arco is not, however, the terminus of the railway; and the toy train, which glided down the mountain side ...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 8
Street Musicians In Riva. The Harbor Of Riva, Lake Garda. Ruins Of Schloss Gre1f-Enstein, Near Botzen. The Goethe Memorial. High in fair Italy there lies a lake, Under those Alps whic...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 9
The Hotel Terrace At Torbole. My Boat By The Garden Wall, And The Via Ponale. Moreover, through these tinted areas narrow paths of lapislazuli and silver meandered here and there capriciously,...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 10
Custom House Boats At Limone. Here, therefore, on a southward voyage, one makes his first acquaintance with the singular galleries, built solely to protect that fruit, and rarely visible elsewhere...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 11
One Of The Hungry. 1 According to official statistics, although between 1869 and 1880 the emigrants from Italy numbered only 120,000, in the year 1881 alone, 135,832 Italians left the mother count...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 12
Dolce Far Niente At Gardone. As we sweep inland toward the towns, particularly in the neighborhood of Salo, we see a multitude of latticed windows overgrown with honeysuckle, of pretty loggias red...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 13
If an admirer of Bocklin's famous picture, The Island of Death, would see what possibly suggested it to the artist's fancy, let him behold by moonlight the castle-crowned and cypress-shaded promonto...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 14
Fasano, On Lake Garda. Castle Tenno, A Medi∆Val Stronghold On Lake Garda. To reach this scene of conflict from Lake Garda is an easy and agreeable undertaking, since one can drive there in an ...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 15
The Tower Of San Martino. Ossuary Of Solferino, Interior. It has been usually supposed that the appalling scenes of suffering witnessed by Louis Napoleon here, and at the still more sanguinary...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 16
Moreover, bent and riven by unnumbered tempests, the trees themselves are almost ruins, and their pathetic look of suffering excites our sympathy for what they have endured. The situation of the ancie...
-Around Lake Garda. Part 17
Most of the leading literary lights of Rome, including Virgil, Ovid, Horace, and Tibullus, were the successors of Catullus in the art of poetry, and honored him with the title of Doctus in alluding ...









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