Specimen Days

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Kessinger Publishing, 2010 - Poetry - 228 pages
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One phase of those days must by no means go unrecorded -- namely, the Broadway omnibuses, with their drivers. The vehicles still (I write this paragraph in 1881) give a portion of the character of Broadway -- the Fifth avenue, Madison avenue, and Twenty-third street lines yet running. But the flush days of the old Broadway stages, characteristic and copious, are over. The Yellow-birds, the Red-birds, the original Broadway, the Fourth avenue, the Knickerbocker, and a dozen others of twenty or thirty years ago, are all gone.

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Treasured gift from many years ago. Reads as a loose diary of entries in the 1860s. Highly recommend it if you can get hold of a copy...! Read full review

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