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The Dolomites | John Stoddard's Lectures



The Dolomites. 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.

TitleThe Dolomites - John L. Stoddard's Lectures
AuthorJohn L. Stoddard
PublisherNorwood Press
Year1901
Copyright1901, John L. Stoddard
AmazonJohn L. Stoddard's Lectures 13 Volume Set
-The Dolomites
Every year I devote myself to new researches; and, in acquiring a kind of enjoyment little known by the rest of mankind, - that of visiting Nature in some of her loftiest sanctuaries, - I ask of h...
-The Dolomites. Part 2
A Lovely Point Among The Dolomites: San Martino DI Castrozza. On The Way To The Drei Z1nnen, Near The Ampezzo Valley. But where is Toblach? some may ask. For though American tourists, as a r...
-The Dolomites. Part 3
A Lateral Valley Opening From The Puster Thal. Toblach, Looking Toward The Ampezzo Thal. Monte Cristallo And The DÜRren See. One feature of the country instantly impressed me - the wonderf...
-The Dolomites. Part 4
When we confront such awful monsters of the stony world, repeatedly attaining heights of more than ten thousand feet, it seems at first incredible that they should ever have been submerged reefs, buil...
-The Dolomites. Part 5
Worn By Elemental Strife. Of all the mountains on our globe the Dolomites have probably suffered most from these attacks; but even the most enduring peaks have been thus greatly worn away. Each ha...
-The Dolomites. Part 6
Frescoes On The Hotel Aquila Nera, Cortina. Hotel Bellevue, Cortina, With Mt. Pomagagnon. Titian's traditional birthplace, near cortina. Mountain Flowers. The Italian Frontier, Ampe...
-The Dolomites. Part 7
Yet, on the other hand, so much did the Venetian government prize the fidelity and honesty of its allies in the Dolomites that it conferred on them the rights and privileges of Venetian citizenship. H...
-The Dolomites. Part 8
A Wayside Inn Among The Dolomites. In one of these villages, while we were waiting for our horses to be watered and to be fed, as usual, with black bread, the innkeeper, who was cutting up the loa...
-The Dolomites. Part 9
A River Of Stones Among The Dolomites. Pieve di.Cadore is superbly situated on the side of a mountain, high above a pearl and beryl-colored river, and has a view that could not fail to have deligh...
-The Dolomites. Part 10
Child Life In The Home Of Titian. Titian In Old Age. Every one knows the splendid monument reared to Titian's memory in the Church of the Frari in Venice. Authorities differ as to whether his ...
-The Dolomites. Part 11
It was at Schluderbach, while making an excursion from Cortina to the pretty Misurina Lake, that I became acquainted with a most enthusiastic climber of the Dolomites. He was a young Hungarian, gifted...
-The Dolomites. Part 12
On Monte Cristallo. One More Unfortunate. Thus, from the inn at Schluderbach the place was pointed out to me, on the side of Monte Cristallo, where, on the twentieth of August, 1888, the most ...
-The Dolomites. Part 13
While speaking with the Doctor of the physical qualities needed for these exploits, I noticed that his hands and feet, which had gripped many a frightful ledge at dizzy heights, were very small, and t...
-The Dolomites. Part 14
Welcome To GRÖDner Thal!. The most extraordinary feature of this portion of the route is a stupendous field of boulders, extending from the left bank of the stream along the flank of an adjoining ...
-The Dolomites. Part 15
The Parish Church At ST. Ulrich. ST. Ulrich In The GrÖDner Thal. The Interior Of The Parish Church. A Dining Room In St. Ulrich. But this is the poorer side of the Grodner industry. As...
-The Dolomites. Part 16
The unique character of the inhabitants of the Grödner Thal is not confined to their proficiency in wood-carving. They have a special language of their own, which has been spoken here for centuries, a...
-The Dolomites. Part 17
One Who Speaks Ladin. GRÖDner Thal, Looking Toward Wolkenstein. Ruins Of Schloss Wolkenstein, GRÖDner Thal. The Poor House At Wolkenstein. Formerly A Castle Of The Wolkenstein Family....
-The Dolomites. Part 18
In The Eggen Thal. Where The Road Takes Refuge. Moreover, that nothing may be wanting to complete the romance of this gorge, there looms above it, at a dizzy height, Schloss Karneid - one of t...
-The Dolomites. Part 19
The Karer See Hotel. The Rosengarten, From St. Cyprian. The Karer See. The most magnificent display of color I have ever seen here was on a lovely evening in September. The sun had disappe...









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