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Practical Suggestions to the American Tourist Visiting Europe for the ...
James Harmon Hoose
No preview available - 2015
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Page 134 - Civilization, taken in its wide ethnographic sense, is that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society.
Page 88 - Any passenger entering or leaving, or attempting to enter or leave, any of the carriages while the train is in motion, or elsewhere than at the side of the carriage adjoining the platform, or other place appointed by the Department for passengers to enter or leave the carriages, is hereby subjected to a penalty not exceeding Forty Shillings.
Page 35 - SEA. fore their parents are able to get away with a cup of tea or a cracker. To those who contemplate going to sea, I have a piece of advice to offer that may save them the pangs of the marine malady. The night before you are to sail, take a blue pill — ten grains — just before going to bed, and when you get up in the morning take, the first thing, a dose of citrate of magnesia. Then eat your breakfast and go on board, and I will wager four to one, that you will not be sea-sick a moment, though...
Page 82 - Every person smoking in any shed or covered platform of a station, or in any building of the company, or in any carriage or compartment of a carriage not specially provided for that purpose, is hereby subjected to a penalty not exceeding forty shillings. The company's officers and servants are required to take the necessary steps to enforce obedience to this bye-law; and any person offending against it is liable, in addition to incurring the penalty above mentioned, to be...
Page 82 - Smoking, platform of a station, or in any building of the company, or in any carriage or compartment of a carriage not specially provided for that purpose, is hereby subjected to a penalty not exceeding forty shillings. The company's officers and servants are required to take the necessary steps to enforce obedience to this bye-law ; and any person offending against . it is liable, in addition to incurring the penalty above mentioned, to be summarily removed, at the first opportunity, from the carriage...
Page 51 - Foreign goods so packed, are therefore apprised that the forfeiture in all such cases will be strictly enforced, unless the attention of the examining officer be called thereto, and...
Page 31 - Tinct. opii, Capsici, Rhei co., Menth pip., Campho. Mix the above in equal parts; dose, ten to thirty drops. In plain terms take equal parts tincture of opium, red pepper, rhubarb, peppermint and camphor, and mix them for use. In case of diarrhcea take a dose of ten to twenty drops in three or four teaspoonfuls of water.
Page 51 - Silks, lace, and other foreign goods, packed with articles of apparel, or otherwise concealed, are, as well as the articles in which they may be placed, liable to seizure ; and travelers are warned that the seizure is strictly enforced, unless the examining officer is informed of the articles being in the package and the goods duly declared previously to its being opened.
Page 93 - This may be as good a place as any to speak of the boat service, connected with railway service, across the English Channel and the German Ocean from England to the Continent. These waters are usually rough and " chopped " or " cross seas," and the boats are comparatively small.
Page 51 - The officers are only doing their duty, and can make that duty very disagreeable in return for any hauteur or want of courtesy. Always ' declare ' any article you believe liable to duty, and remember that every Custom-House Officer abroad can search your person if he chooses.