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Venice | John Stoddard's Lectures

Venice. 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.

TitleVenice - John L. Stoddard's Lectures
AuthorJohn L. Stoddard
PublisherNorwood Press
Copyright1901, John L. Stoddard
AmazonJohn L. Stoddard's Lectures 13 Volume Set
Venice is still victorious over Time. Despite her age, the City of the Sea is fascinating still. She has successfully defied a dozen centuries; she may perhaps defy as many more. All other cities i...
-Venice. Part 2
The Grand Canal. Venetian Palaces. They seem to be standing hand in hand, saluting one another gravely, as though both shores were executing here the movements of some courtly dance. These wer...
-Venice. Part 3
The City Of Silence. Venice By Moonlight. The form of the Grand Canal is that of a huge letter S. Whenever it is looked upon from an elevation, this S is suggestive of the Italian word Sil...
-Venice. Part 4
The Edge Of The Piazzetta. Formerly, on a scaffold reared between these columns, state criminals were put to death - their backs turned toward the land which casts them from her, their faces towar...
-Venice. Part 5
Two beautiful bronze well-curbs glitter in the foreground; but though the wells which they enclose contain good water, almost no life surrounds them, and to the modern visitor they now resemble gorgeo...
-Venice. Part 6
Statue Of Colleoni - A Venetian General. The Winged Lion. The Golden Age Of Venice. Recalling these Venetian exploits, I stood one evening in one of the most delightful places in all Venic...
-Venice. Part 7
The Bronze Horses. Viva San Marco! was the watchword alike of her armies and her navies; and when the captains of Venetian fleets came homeward from the Orient, the first inquiry put to them was t...
-Venice. Part 8
On summer evenings, when the city wakes to life and music, the famous square bursts into the gaiety of a ball-room, and is the favorite rendezvous of all lovers and pleasure-seekers, whether natives o...
-Venice. Part 9
To the lover of the beautiful in Nature the most enchanting characteristic of this City of the Sea is its sunset glow. Italian sunsets are all beautiful; but those of Venice are the loveliest of all. ...

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