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Diary of a Summer in Europe; 1865 (Paperback) Loot Price: R332 Discovery Miles 3 320
Diary of a Summer in Europe; 1865 (Paperback): Porte
Diary of a Summer in Europe; 1865 (Paperback): Porte

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 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 ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: December 2009
Authors: Porte
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-65108-2
Barcode: 9781151651082
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-65108-7

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