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Notes of a Residence in the Canary Islands : The South of Spain and Algiers : Illustrative of the state of Religion in Those Countries

Debary / Reverend ; Rev Thomas Debary MA

Published by London : Francis and John Rivington, St Paul's Church Yard and Waterloo Place 1851 / Reprint / FBRE, Ltd., Clean and Unmarked Text, 1851

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348 pages. Paper / Soft cover reprint edition in very good or better condition, slight wear to edges. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. Chapters include: CHAPTER I. ; Embark for Madeira ; Polemics at sea ; A Scotch lady's prejudices about Sunday ; Machico ; First appearance of Funchal ; Portuguese and Spanish towns ; Beach population of Funchal / CHAPTER II. ; Satisfaction on leaving a spell ; bound island ; Ship companions ; Sight Teneriffe ; Laying ; to ; Aspect of the island described ; Nelson ; An exiled Englishman ; Santa Cruz described / CHAPTER III. ; A sketch of the history of the conquest of these islands / CHAPTER IV. ; The streets of Santa Cruz ; The mantilla ; The Captain ; General and Louis Philippe ; Start for a tour of the island ; The town of St. Cristobal de la Laguna ; Goffio and fattening brides elect / CHAPTER V. ; Start for Ycod by the Pumice Plains ; Break of day ; Character of the scenery on opening the plains ; Appearance of the cone of the Peak on approaching it ; Comparison between the Peak and Vesuvi / CHAPTER VI. ; Contrast between Spanish and German Hotel ; Keepers ; Port Orotava ; Don Martinez the Progrisista ; News of the French Revolution ; Its effects on the inmates of La Pas ; A model republic / CHAPTER VII. ; An importation of Madeira society ; Female anxiety in sight seeing ; The princes of Saxe ; Weimer ascend the Peak ; Our unscientific botanical remarks ; General disappointment of the party / CHAPTER VIII. ; The season of Lent in Las Palmas ; The bishop ; Spanish preaching ; El missionario ; Episcopal zeal ; Cock ; fighting in a convent ; Cloister associations ; The mate of the American bark / CHAPTER IX. ; Return to Santa Cruz ; A mutiny ; Mr. Sheddon of the yacht Nancy Dawson ; Disposal of the mutineers ; Departure of the "Joven Temerario" ; The voyage ; Cape Spartel and shaving / CHAPTER X. ; Riding in Spain, its fatigues and pleasures ; The governor of Gaucin murdered ; Character of some of the mountain clergy ; Return to Cadiz ; Begging clergy ; Domingo Moreno, the Bishop of Cadiz / CHAPTER XI. ; Inspection of the town from the Moorish tower the Giralda ; The suburb of Triana ; English potters ; Religious despondency ; Difficulties in the way of instructing them ; The three donnas / CHAPTER XII. ; Funeral of Padre Facundez, a Spanish saint ; Funcion of San Fernando ; Arrival of a Jesuit at the house where the Author was living ; Female inconsistency ; Number of Jesuits in Seville / CHAPTER XIII. ; The Author goes with the Jesuit to a funcion ; Profession and practice ; Some account of a novena ; The great funcion of Seville, the Immaculate Conception ; Dancing before the altar / CHAPTER XIV. ; The walls and gates of Seville ; A ride to Alcala ; The Infanta ; Spanish industry for once ; Santi Ponce and Italica ; Interesting Roman remains ; Murillo ; The Real Alcazar ; English and Span / CHAPTER XV. ; Departure from Seville ; Alcala ; Untenanted wilderness ; Conversation between the Author and his servant ; Arahal ; Traces of Moorish empire ; Marchena ; Dreary ride to Osuna ; The learned Ama / CHAPTER XVI. ; On horseback again ; Perils of the road ; Antequera ; A well ; conditioned casa particular ; Christian or Saints' names ; Aristocratical ignorance ; Road to Malaga ; Taking refuge in a galera / CHAPTER XVII. ; Progressive state of Malaga ; English at Malaga ; Funeral of the English consul ; Spanish clergy at Malaga and Protestant tendencies ; Ignorance of the upper and lower classes / CHAPTER XVIII. ; Algeciras ; The Bay of Gibraltar ; First impressions on entering the town ; Character of the population indicative of the various creeds ; State of religion ; The Roman Catholics ; The Wesley / CHAPTER XIX. ; The storm ; Catholic unity ; A Sunday at Gibraltar ; Church and State ; The Military ; The Cork Wood ; The priest a cook / CHAPTER XX. ; Bound for Tangier ; Bookseller Inventory # 5025273

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Title: Notes of a Residence in the Canary Islands :...

Publisher: London : Francis and John Rivington, St Paul's Church Yard and Waterloo Place 1851 / Reprint / FBRE, Ltd., Clean and Unmarked Text

Publication Date: 1851

Binding: Scarce Title.

Illustrator: Frontis Illustration

Edition: Bound / Flex Cover.

Book Type: Travel, Culture, History

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