A Woman's Wanderings in the Western World: A Series of Letters Addressed to Sir Fitzroy Kelly, M. P., by His Daughter Mrs. Bromley

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Saunders, Otley, and Company, 1861 - America - 299 pages
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Page 83 - We had generally eight horses or mules drawing us, and I do not think I am exaggerating when I say that...
Page 179 - Your green banana's giant leaves, Your golden canes in arrowy sheaves, Your palms which never die, but stand Immortal sea-marks on the strand, — Their feathery tufts like plumage rare, Their stems so high, so strange and fair ! Yea ! while the breeze of Kngland now Flings rose-scents on my aching brow, I think a moment I inhale Again the breath of tropic gale.
Page 153 - ... it will be necessary to go back to the commencement of the century.
Page 66 - Quebec, Montreal, indeed I may say, Canada generally, has pleased me much. The people are so gentle, civil, and above all, so polished in manner. They combine a good deal of the old French school of thorough politeness with our natural characteristic of frankness, without rudeness.
Page 181 - He seems to have been possessed with the idea that his wife was unfaithful to him, and that the object of her fancy was the Captain-General!
Page 28 - Washington, the first in peace, the first in war, and the first in the hearts of his countrymen.

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