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SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD.
be an artificial terrace,—but it is in fact a huge step, where the plain suddenly descends into that lower plain on which stands the city of Munich. of this colossal virgin of the German world—with her majestic lion by her side-is fifty-four feet high. and is placed on a granite pedestal thirty feet in height;-so that the beautiful Doric temple of the Ruhmeshalle, or Hall of Fame, of white marble,before which the statue is placed — seems dwarfed into insignificance.
At the end of the Long Walk in Windsor Park there is placed on the top of a hill, an artificial grou of massive stone, so placed as to represent a rock,colossal equestrian statue of George the Third, by Wyatt: the horse and rider are 26 feet in height; th: total elevation, including the rock, is 50 feet. Ti approach from the castle is through a vista of loft trees, so that the spectator does not feel the coloss. dimensions of the statue till he is close under it.
With the conclusion of his labours, the compiler this volume congratulates his countrymen on the is proved spirit of the age, now displayed in dedicatii. an enduring memorial, greater than all statuary, :: record the great deeds and consistent course of 1. whole life of Britain's departed hero and statesman, :| the foundation of an educational establishment for trai ing up orphans “in the way they should go ;" th
1 following his bright example in the Christian path duty to God and man, instead of in the heathen custo of heaping up huge piles to encumber the earth.