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First Sight of the City - Early Experiences-The Tartar, Fire, and Plague-The French in Moscow-General Aspect of the City-The Kremlin -Its Wall, Gates, Towers, Bells, Palaces, and Chapels - The Church of the Assumption -of the Archangel Michael of the Annunciation-Russo-Greek Church Ceremonials-Church of St. Saviour in the Wood-Miracle Monastery The Chinese City-Religious Symbols-The Iberian Madonna-St. Basil The Skull Place Michel Romanoff's House-Markets and Bazaars-The Foundling Hospital-Ethnographical MuseumThe Temple of the Saviour-Tea-houses and Tea-drinkers-The Moskouski Traktir-Tea-gardens-The Russian Peasant-Luxuries of the Table-Water-carriers -Funerals --Pigeons -The University-Monasteries and Convents -Gardens, Palaces, and Country Seats -The Troitsa Monastery
The Flaminian Way-Piazza del Popolo-The Pincio-Piazza di Spagna-The Spanish Staircase-House of Keats-
The Valley of the Spree-Rise of the City-Population-Streets-Unter den Linden-Squares and Open Spaces-Opera Platz-Palace of the Emperor William-Academy of Art and Science-Palace of the Crown Prince--The Schloss Brücke-Lustgarten - Royal Palace-The Old and New Museums-Churches-Synagogues - Hospitals-BorseChamber of Deputies-Public Museums The Schloss Montbijou-Factories-Amusements-Suburbs and Environs -The Aeussere Friedrichstadt--The Stralan Quarter-Outside the Brandenburg Gate-The Thiergarten-Charlottenburg. POTSDAM, and its Memorials of Frederick the Great-Sans Souci-Voltaire-Spandau
THE CITIES OF NEW ZEALAND.
The Five Cities of New Zealand. AUCKLAND: Its Situation-Harbour-Public Buildings-Roads and RailwaysEarly Days-Mount Eden-Environs-Mineral Resources-Commerce-Hot Springs-The Maoris-Colonisation of the Islands. WELLINGTON: Government Buildings-Post Office-House of Representatives. NELSON: SituationMineral Products-The Wairau Massacre. DUNEDIN: A Scotch Settlement-Streets-University-Municipal Buildings-Garrison Hall-The Gold-Fields. CHRISTCHURCH: Port Lyttelton-The Avon-Canterbury Plains-" Pippins and Cheese"
Associations of Geneva-Antiquity of the City-Calvin and the Reformation-Present Aspect-Situation-BridgesMonuments-Cathedral-Hotel de Ville-Historical Museum-Memorials of the Escalade-Promenades-Public Library Holiday Life-Watch-Making-Environs-Lake Leman-Lausanne-Vevey and the Fête des VigneronsBlonay-Tour de Peilz-Clarens-The Castle of Chillon
CHRISTIANIA: Oslö-Industries Houses-The Palace-Storthing-University-Churches-Public Buildings-Castle of Agershuus-Cistercian Monastery-Oscarshall-Egeberg. THRONDHJEM: Beauty of its Situation-The Founding of the City-Cathedral-Palace-Museum-Munkholm-Lerfossen. BERGEN: The Harbour-Murders and Massacres - Trade Fires- Streets and Houses - Markets - Fisher Folk-Tydskebruggen-Peasant Costumes -ChurchesScenery around Bergen. STOCKHOLM: General View- King Agne-Wars and Tumults-The Norrbro Royal Palace-Esplanade-Library-Museum-Churches -Assembly Hall-Riddarhuus-Town Hall-The Blood BathRoyal Theatre-Parks and Gardens-Palace of Drottningholm-Lake Mälar-Gripsholm-Upsala. COPENHAGEN: Origin and Growth-Historical Events-English Conquest-Plague and Cholera-Citadel-Forts -King's New Market-Christiansborg Palace-Picture Gallery-Rosenborg Castle-Palace of Amalienborg-Other PalacesMuseum of Northern Antiquities-Ethnographic Museum-Thorwaldsen Museum-Churches-Arsenal-Library— Charitable Institutions -Exchange-Theatre-Environs.
The City of Lilies-Influence, Riches, Memories-View from the Boboli Gardens-Fiesole-Early Struggles-Guelphs and Ghibellines, Parties and Factions - Epitome of History The Lung' Arno-Bridges-Streets--Piazza della Signoria - The Loggia dei Lanzi Palazzo Vecchio -The Uffizi Gallery and its Treasures -The Tribune The Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore) Brunelleschi's Dome-Giotto's Campanile--Church of San Lorenzo Baptistery of St. John The Gates of Paradise Santa Croce Dante-Galileo Galilei-Machiavelli Church of the Carmine-Santa Maria Maggiore -SS. Annunziata Santo Spirito Monasteries San Marco Fra Angelico --Savonarola and his TimesChurch of San Marco The Pitti Palace and the Medici Family -The Story of Bianca Capello - Palaces, and Houses of Celebrated Men - Hospitals The Misericordia - Markets Campo Santo- Old Protestant Cemetery -Schools, Libraries, Theatres, and Manufactories-Environs -San Miniato-Vallombrosa ..
The Holy City of Jew, Moslem, and Christian-A Summary of its History-Situation-Jerusalem of To-day-PopulationReligious Sects-The Walls and Gates-Streets and Bazaars-A Scene near the Jaffa Gate-The Tower of Hippicus -The Church of the Holy Sepulchre-Chapels in the Church-The Holy Fire-Legends-Golgotha -The Via DolorosaThe Hârâm-esh-Sherif-Associations-The Dome of the Rock-The Cave-Holy Places of the Moslems-The Mosque El-Aksa-The Dome of the Chain-The Place of Judgment-The Golden Gate-The Throne of Solomon-The First Explorer-Recent Explorations-The Cradle of Christ-Solomon's Stables-Walls of the Hârâm-Robinson's ArchWater-Supply-The Jews' Wailing-Place-Hospital of the Knights of St. John-Tomb of David-The Coenaculum. ENVIRONS: Valley of Gihon-Valley of Hinnom-Aceldama-Job's Well-En-Rogel-Pool of Siloam-Fountain of the Virgin-Pyramid of Zacharias-Grotto of St. James-Tomb of Jehoshaphat-Tomb of Absalom-Mount of OlivesView-Bethany-Garden of Gethsemane-Tomb of the Virgin-Tombs of the Kings (or Helena)-Damascus GateQuarries-Philanthropic Institutions.
ERUSALEM is unlike any other city in the world. Age after age, pilgrims have been drawn to it; scholars have studied every particular concerning it; explorers have searched with wistful eyes through its ruins; teachers have collected every scrap of information about it to tell reverently to their pupils ; preachers have framed ten thousand sermons upon it; painters and poets have described it over and over again, and in minutest detail. And why? Because in the veins of every man there is the beating of a spiritual life whose origins are recorded in the wondrous series of legends, genealogies, surveys, histories, laws, poetry, which formed