Excursions in the Mountains of Ronda and Granada: With Characteristic Sketches of the Inhabitants of the South of Spain by C. Rochfort Scott

Excursions in the Mountains of Ronda and Granada: With Characteristic Sketches of the Inhabitants…

byC. Rochfort Scott

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CONTENTS (abridged list)
PREFATORY CHAPTER
Containing little more than an Invocation—A Dissertation—A Choice of Miseries—A Bill of Fare—And a Receipt for making a Favourite Spanish Dish
CHAPTER I
Gibraltar—Forbidden Ground—Derivation of the Name—Curious Provisions of the Treaty of Utrecht—Extraction of Saints without a Miracle—Demoniacal Possessions—Beauty of the Scenery—Agremens of the Garrison—Its Importance to Great Britain, but Impolicy of making it a Free Port to all Nations—Lamentable Changes—Sketch of the Character of the Mountaineers of Ronda—English Quixotism—Political Opinions of the Different Classes in Spain
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CHAPTER XVII
Cordoba—Bridge over the Guadalquivir—Mills—Quay—Spanish Projects—Foundation of the City—Establishment of the Western Caliphat—Capture of Cordoba by San Fernando—The Mezquita—Bishop’s Palace—Market Place—Grand Religious Procession—Anecdote of the late Bishop of Malaga and the Tragala
APPENDIX

 

Title:Excursions in the Mountains of Ronda and Granada: With Characteristic Sketches of the Inhabitants…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:August 5, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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