Summer tours in central Europe, 1853-54

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W.H. Dalton, 1855

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Page 129 - PASSPORTS. 1. Applications for Foreign Office Passports must be made in writing: and addressed to Her Majesty's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, with the word " Passport,
Page 129 - 4. Passports are granted between the hours of twelve and four, on the day following that on which the application for the passport has been received at the Foreign Office. " 5. Passports are granted to persons who are either known to the Secretary of State, or recommended to him by some person who is known to him ; or upon the written application of any banking firm established in London or in any other part of the United Kingdom.
Page 93 - British-born subjects, or to lonians, or to such foreigners as have become naturalized either by Act of Parliament or by a certificate of naturalization granted by the Secretary of State for the Home Department. When the party is a " Naturalized British subject...
Page 94 - The bearer of every Passport granted by the Foreign Office should sign his Passport as soon as he receives it; without such signature either the visa may be refused, or the validity of the Passport questioned abroad. Travellers...
Page 19 - Church fell upon the roof as the people were assembling for the service, and killed twenty-three of the congregation, was partly caused by the vibration of the bells. The bell having been cast, the next step in old times was to name it ; and in this the ecclesiastics followed all the ceremonies employed in the christening of children. It was carried to the font, it had godfathers and godmothers, was sprinkled with water, was anointed with oil, and was finally covered with the white garment, or chrisom,...
Page 102 - Though sluggards deem it but a foolish chase, And marvel men should quit their easy chair, The toilsome way, and long, long league to trace, Oh ! there is sweetness in the mountain air, And life, that bloated Ease can never hope to share.
Page 128 - gainst self-slaughter! O God! God! How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable, Seem to me all the uses of this world! Fie on't! Ah, fie! 'tis an unweeded garden, That grows to seed; things rank and gross in nature Possess it merely.
Page 42 - Tyrus, thou hast said, I am of perfect beauty. Thy borders are in the midst of the seas, thy builders have perfected thy beauty.
Page 93 - Continent. 4. Passports are granted to all persons either known to the Secretary of State or recommended to him by some person who is known to him ; or upon the application of any banking firm established in London or in any part of the United Kingdom; or upon the production of a certificate of identity signed by any mayor, magistrate, justice of the peace, minister of religion, physician, surgeon, solicitor, or notary, resident in the United Kingdom.

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