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1866 Excerpt: ... leave for England--upon the soil of which land we
have not yet trodden.4--to-morrow morning.' We have taken a long
stroll on the Boulevards, Rue Rivoli, Yivienne, St. Honore, rind
other of the livliest streets, taking a parting look at the shops,
and purchasing a few last mementoes of our visit. Have this evening
looked for the last time upon the gay gas-lit streets, swarming
with inhabitants of all ages and characters, and which are for"
brilliancy unequalled in the world. Taken our first and1 last
dinner at the tabic d'hote in the magnificent Salle it Manger of
the hotel, and are now about to lie down and seek a final night's'
rest'beneath u veritable "French roof." Friday, August 2t, th:
--Francc to England.--Breakfasted a little before eight in the
restaurant of the Grand Hotel, and not long after, for the
fifty-first and last time, drove out of the grand5 court for the
handsome depot of the. Chimin dc fer du Nord" At nine o'clock and
ten minutes, precisely, the train left the depot, and at halt past
one. reached Bologne. Here we were detained an hour, being conveyed
to the pier in omnibuses, Bad being obliged to wait the arrival and
shipment of the baggage. He crossing of the channel was
accomplished iu a couple of hours, and with but slight
discomforture to a few of the lady passengers only. We Were
especially fortunate, not only on accourit of the weather, but
because of our meeting with valued friends, whom it had been our
happiness to greet both iii Geneva and Paris. The fresh breezo and
salt air were very refreshing, and many concomitant circumstances
tended to raise dur health and spirits. On bur arrival at
Folkestone, we landed amidst a concourse ot people. We felt that We
were ipdeed " a sight to behold," being not ...
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