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Italian Hours

By: Henry James

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: ITALIAN HOURS Author: HENRY JAMES Language: English Subject: Fiction, Li... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...... ...author has spent his life in laying down the principles of form and scolding people for departing from them; but it throbs and flashes with the love o... ...local colour might consistently say it is part of the pleasure. The Venetian people have little to call their own—little more than the bare privilege ... ...e greater part of its sustenance. It takes a great deal to make a successful American, but to make a happy Venetian takes only a handful of quick sens... ...y filled the Ducal Palace and the Academy with their uproar. The English and Americans came a little later. They came in good time, with a great many ... ...ed and inspiring ancientries, and which make ghostly confession here of that descent, I gave the rein to my sense of the sinister too, of that vague a...

...Preface: The chapters of which this volume is composed have with few exceptions already been collected, and were then associated with others commemorative of other impressions of (no very extensive) excursions and wanderings. The notes on various ...

...Table of Contents: Italian Hours, 1 -- Henry James, 1 -- Preface, 2 -- VENICE, 2 -- II, 4 -- III, 5 -- IV, 6 -- V, 9 -- VI, 10 -- VII, 12 -- VIII, 13 -- THE GRAND CANAL, 14 -- VENICE: AN EARLY IMPRESSION, 23 -- TWO OLD HOUSES AND T...

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Italian Argentine

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... 20,000,000[1] 48% of Argentina's population Including whose mixed with other ance... ...guages Rioplatense Spanish, Italian and Italian dialects. ... ... Related ethnic groups Italians, Italian Brazilian, Italian Chilean, Italian Mexican, Italian Amer... ... Italians, Italian Brazilian, Italian Chilean, Italian Mexican, Italian American, Italian Uruguayan, Italo-Venezuelans, Italian-Peruvian ... ...ntine (Spanish and Italian: italo-argentino) is a person born in Argentina of Italian descent or an Italy-born person who resides in Argentina. It is ... ...ish and Italian: italo-argentino) is a person born in Argentina of Italian descent or an Italy-born person who resides in Argentina. It is estimated u... ...rgentine slang, tano (from Napuletano, "Neapolitan") is still used for all people of Italian descent. The Italian immigrants were primarily male, betw... ... from the Ligurian word for the Italian farinata. During the 20th century, people in pizzerias in Buenos Aires, Rosario or Córdoba have commonly order... ... White Latin Americans Argentine-Italian rela...

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Italian Hours

By: Henry James

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: ITALIAN HOURS Author: HENRY JAMES Language: English Subject: Fiction, Lite... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...... ...or has spent his life in laying down the principles of form and scolding people for departing from them; but it throbs and flashes with the love of... ...al colour might consistently say it is part of the pleasure. The Venetian people have little to call their own--little more than the bare privilege ... ...eater part of its sustenance. It takes a great deal to make a successful American, but to make a happy Venetian takes only a handful of quick sensi... ...illed the Ducal Palace and the Academy with their uproar. The English and Americans came a little later. They came in good time, with a great many F... ...nd inspiring ancientries, and which make ghostly confession here of that descent, I gave the rein to my sense of the sinister too, of that vague af...

...Preface: The chapters of which this volume is composed have with few exceptions already been collected, and were then associated with others commemorative of other impressions of (no very extensive) excursions and wanderings. The notes on various ...

...Y REVISITED A ROMAN HOLIDAY ROMAN RIDES ROMAN NEIGHBOURHOODS THE AFTER-SEASON IN ROME FROM A ROMAN NOTE-BOOK A FEW OTHER ROMAN NEIGHBOURHOODS A CHAIN OF CITIES...

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Italian Chilean

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...ages Chilean Spanish · Italian Religion ... ... Related ethnic groups Italians Italian Chileans (in Spanish:... ...n Chileans (in Spanish: Italochilenos, Italian: Italo-cileni) are Chileans of full or partly Italian descent. It is estimated that 150,000 people coul... ...alochilenos, Italian: Italo-cileni) are Chileans of full or partly Italian descent. It is estimated that 150,000 people could have Italian ancestors.[... ...e Chileans of full or partly Italian descent. It is estimated that 150,000 people could have Italian ancestors.[1] In Southern Chile, there were state... ...co, but also in Valparaiso, Concepción, Chillán, Valdivia, and Osorno. One of the notable Italian influences in Chile is, for example, the sizable num... ... An anecdote demonstrates the importance of Italian culture in the people of Chile: the influence of a Genovese shoemaker, named Giovanni De M... ... Sicilian American ... ... Americans & Canadians ...

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Italian Hours

By: Henry James

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: ITALIAN HOURS Author: HENRY JAMES Language: English Subject: Fiction, Lite... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...... ...or has spent his life in laying down the principles of form and scolding people for departing from them; but it throbs and flashes with the love of... ...al colour might consistently say it is part of the pleasure. The Venetian people have little to call their own--little more than the bare privilege ... ...eater part of its sustenance. It takes a great deal to make a successful American, but to make a happy Venetian takes only a handful of quick sensi... ...illed the Ducal Palace and the Academy with their uproar. The English and Americans came a little later. They came in good time, with a great many F... ...nd inspiring ancientries, and which make ghostly confession here of that descent, I gave the rein to my sense of the sinister too, of that vague af...

...Preface: The chapters of which this volume is composed have with few exceptions already been collected, and were then associated with others commemorative of other impressions of (no very extensive) excursions and wanderings. The notes on various ...

...Y REVISITED A ROMAN HOLIDAY ROMAN RIDES ROMAN NEIGHBOURHOODS THE AFTER-SEASON IN ROME FROM A ROMAN NOTE-BOOK A FEW OTHER ROMAN NEIGHBOURHOODS A CHAIN OF CITIES 3 SIENA EARLY AND LATE THE AUTUMN IN FLORENCE FLORENTINE NOTES TUSCAN CITIES OTHER TUSCAN CITIES RAVENNA THE SAINT'S AFTERNOON AND OTHERS...

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Italian Peruvian

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... Notable Italian Peruvians Francisco Bolognesi Antonio Rai... ... Languages Spanish, Italian Religion ... ... An Italian Peruvian is a Peruvian citizen of Italian descent. The phrase may refer to someone born in Peru of Italian... ... An Italian Peruvian is a Peruvian citizen of Italian descent. The phrase may refer to someone born in Peru of Italian descent or... ...om Italy. Among European Peruvians, Italians were the second largest group of immigrants to settle in the country. ... ...liana en Andalucía: Siglos XIV-XVII" Sevilla : Escuela de Estudios Hispano-Americanos, 1989. External links ... ... Sicilian American ... ...eru European Peruvian Peruvian people of Italian descent Italian diaspora by country... ...eru European Peruvian Peruvian people of Italian descent Italian diaspora by country...

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Domestic Manners of the Americans

By: Fanny Trollope

...TROLLOPE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org THE AMERICANS Title: DOMESTIC MANNERS OF THE AMERICANS Author: FANNY TRO... ...ction World Public Library.org THE AMERICANS Title: DOMESTIC MANNERS OF THE AMERICANS Author: FANNY TROLLOPE Language: English Subject: Ficti... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...... ...entering into society, but I was told that it contained two distinct sets of people, both celebrated, in their way, for their social meetings and eleg... ...easy and invidious to ridicule the peculiarities of appearance and manner in people of a different nation from ourselves; we may, too, at the same mom... ... new misfortunes. We walked about a quarter of a mile, and coming to a steep descent, we thought ourselves extremely fortunate, and began to scramble ... ...ry like that of a private English gentleman, but with less Latin, Greek, and Italian. This room also is elegantly furnished; rich Brussels carpet; lib... ..., Bond Street, with their blaze of gas−light bijouterie, and still more the Italian Boulevard of Paris, rose in strong contrast on the memory; the li...

...Excerpt: Entrance of the Mississippi?Balize On the 4th of November, 1827, I sailed from London, accompanied by my son and two daughters; and after a favourable, though somewhat tedious voyage, arrived on Christmas?day at the mouth of the Missi...

...Table of Contents: Domestic Manners of the Americans, 1 -- Fanny Trollope, 1 -- Chapter 1. Entrance of the Mississippi?Balize, 2 -- Chapter 2. New Orleans?Society? Creoles and Quadroons Voyage up the Mississippi, 3 -- Chapter 3. Co...

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Italian American

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...Subcategories This category has the following 5 subcategories, out of 5 total. A ... ... American people of Italian descent ... ... American people of Italian descent ... ... American people of Italian descent ... ... American people of Italian descent ... ... American people of Italian descent ... ... Italian-American culture ... ... Italian-American culture ... ... American people of Italian descent ...

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The Descent of Man

By: Edith Wharton

... OF MAN by EDITH WHARTON 3 THE DESCENT OF MAN BY EDITH WHARTON TABLE OF CONTENTS Th... ... by EDITH WHARTON 3 THE DESCENT OF MAN BY EDITH WHARTON TABLE OF CONTENTS The Descen... ...SCENT OF MAN BY EDITH WHARTON TABLE OF CONTENTS The Descent of Man The Other Two Expiation The Lady's Maid's Bell T... ... MAN BY EDITH WHARTON TABLE OF CONTENTS The Descent of Man The Other Two Expiation The Lady's Maid's Bell The Missi... ...thout a quickening touch to the public consciousness: seventy millions of people were forced to remember at least once a day that Professor Linyard'... ...?" "I'm going to write a real book--a serious one." "Good Lord! Most people think 'The Vital Thing' 's serious." "Yes--but I mean something d... ...eet familiar faces. The day was radiant, metallic: one of those searching American days so calculated to reveal the shortcomings of our street-clean... ...ceivable to the mere reader of history, with the passionate scenes of the Italian struggle for liberty. Colonel Alingdon had been mixed with it in a... ...the Thousand, and in Milan during the _Cinque Giornate_. "They say the Italians didn't know how to fight," he said one day, musingly--"that the F...

...TABLE OF CONTENTS: -- The Descent of Man -- The Other Two Expiation -- The Lady's Maid's Bell -- The Mission of Jane -- The Reckoning -- The Letter -- The Dilettante -- The Quicksand -- A Venetian Night's Entertainment......

...TABLE OF CONTENTS The Descent of Man The Other Two Expiation The Lady's Maid's Bell The Mission of Jane The Reckoning The Letter The Dilettante The Quicksand A Venetian Night's Entertainment...

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Argentine people of European descent

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...Subcategories This category has the following 46 subcategories, out of 46 total. A ... ... Argentine people of Albanian descent ... ... Argentine people of Albanian descent ... ... Argentine people of Albanian descent ... ... Argentine people of Aragonese descent ... ... Argentine people of Italian descent ... ...rigin European Argentine South American people of European descent People of Europea... ... People of European descent Latin American people of European descent Sub... ... Argentine people of Italian descent ...

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Modern Italian Poets

By: W. D. Howells

...assic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: MODERN ITALIAN POETS Author: W. D. HOWELLS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Li... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...... ...e world, an incident and an instrument of the political redemption of the people among whom it arose. "In free and tranquil countries," said the nov... ...eat, except the King of Sardinia, who not only gave a constitution to his people, but singularly kept the oath he swore to support it. The Pope and ... ... as the Italians had for the enjoyment of patriotic poetry. As an average American, I have found myself very greatly embarrassed when required, by C... ... were very hospitable, easy of access to persons of the proper number of descents, and full of invitations for the stranger. A French writer found ... ...ons of Menander's "Phasma" and "Treasure". He was well known to the local American and English Society, and was mourned by many friends when he died...

...Introduction: This book has grown out of studies begun twenty years ago in Italy, and continued fitfully, as I found the mood and time for them, long after their original circumstance had become a pleasant memory. If any one were to say that it did not fully repr...

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Italian Scots

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... Notable Italian Scots: Armando Iannucci · Paolo Nutini ... ... Scots · English · Italian (and related forms) ... ...s Italian Scots or Scots-Italians are people of Italian descent living in Scotland. These terms may refer to peop... ... Italian Scots or Scots-Italians are people of Italian descent living in Scotland. These terms may refer to people who ... ... Italian Scots or Scots-Italians are people of Italian descent living in Scotland. These terms may refer to people who are born in... ... in Scotland. These terms may refer to people who are born in Scotland and of Italian descent. It can also refer to people of mixed Scottish and Itali... ...ople who are born in Scotland and of Italian descent. It can also refer to people of mixed Scottish and Italian descents. A recent Italian voter censu... ... In popular culture American Cousins – A film about an Italian Scots family and their Mafi... ...ins – A film about an Italian Scots family and their Mafia associated American cousins. Strictly Sinatra ...

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Modern Italian Poets

By: William Dean Howells

...Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: MODERN ITALIAN POETS Author: W. D. HOWELLS Language: English Subject: Fiction, ... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...... ... the world, an incident and an instrument of the political redemption of the people among whom it arose. “In free and tranquil countries,” said the no... ... great, except the King of Sardinia, who not only gave a constitution to his people, but singularly kept the oath he swore to support it. The Pope and... ...ple as the Italians had for the enjoyment of patriotic poetry. As an average American, I have found myself very greatly embarrassed when required, by ... ...ilan were very hospitable, easy of access to persons of the proper number of descents, and full of invitations for the stranger. A French writer found... ...ations of Menander's “Phasma” and “Treasure”. He was well known to the local American and English Society, and was mourned by many friends when he die...

...Introduction: This book has grown out of studies begun twenty years ago in Italy, and continued fitfully, as I found the mood and time for them, long after their original circumstance had become a pleasant memory. If any one were to say that it did not fully repr...

...Table of Contents: Modern Italian Poets, 1 -- W.D. Howells, 1 -- Introduction, 3 -- II, 4 -- III, 5 -- IV, 5 -- ARCADIAN SHEPHERDS, 6 -- I, 7 -- II, 8 -- III, 9 -- GIUSEPPE PARINI, 10 -- I, 10 -- II, 12 -- III, 14 -- IV, 20 -- VITT...

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Italian diaspora

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...rants leaving Italy in the 1890s. The Italian diaspora is the large-scale migration of Italians away from Italy i... ... The Italian diaspora is the large-scale migration of Italians away from Italy in the period between the unification of Italy ... ... Italy in the period between the unification of Italy in 1861 and the rise of Italian Fascism during the 1920s, as well as one last wave can be observ... ...aly in the period between the unification of Italy in 1861 and the rise of Italian Fascism during the 1920s, as well as one last wave can be observed ... ...ell as one last wave can be observed after the end of World War II (or the people who participated in those migrations). ... ...s such as the outbreak of World War I, which greatly disrupted the flow of people trying to leave Europe, or by restrictions on immigration put in pla... ...n be seen in the Natal and Transvaal area. White South Africans of Italian descent number between 6,300[21] and 28,059. Today a small Italian communit... ...uffalo, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Baltimore and New Orleans. Many Italian Americans still retain aspects of their culture, and although Italian Ameri... ...adelphia in New Jersey). In movies that deal with cultural issues, Italian American words and lingo are sometimes spoken by the characters. Although m...

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Modern Italian Poets

By: W. D. Howells

...assic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: MODERN ITALIAN POETS Author: W. D. HOWELLS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Li... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...... ...e world, an incident and an instrument of the political redemption of the people among whom it arose. "In free and tranquil countries," said the nov... ...eat, except the King of Sardinia, who not only gave a constitution to his people, but singularly kept the oath he swore to support it. The Pope and ... ... as the Italians had for the enjoyment of patriotic poetry. As an average American, I have found myself very greatly embarrassed when required, by C... ... were very hospitable, easy of access to persons of the proper number of descents, and full of invitations for the stranger. A French writer found ... ...ons of Menander's "Phasma" and "Treasure". He was well known to the local American and English Society, and was mourned by many friends when he died...

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Italian language

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...Italian Italiano, Lingua italiana Pr... ...Vatican City, Slovenia (Slovenian Istria), Croatia (Istria County) and the Italian diaspora Region ... ...gion (widely known among older and educated people and in the commercial sectors of Somalia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Libya a... ...widely known among older and educated people and in the commercial sectors of Somalia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Libya and Tunisia; used in the Federal Gover... ...alia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Libya and Tunisia; used in the Federal Government of Somalia) Na... ...f the European Union, Italian is spoken as a native language by 59 million people in the EU (13% of the EU population), mainly in Italy, and as a seco... ...oleon in the early nineteenth century (who was himself of Italian-Corsican descent). This conquest propelled the unification of Italy some decades aft... ... Immigrant communities Although over 17 million Americans are of Italian descent, only a little over one million people in ... ... language after Spanish, French and German, in that order (or the fifth if American Sign Language is considered).[33] In central-east Europe Italian i...

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Four Famous American Writers : Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, James Russell Lowell, Bayard Taylor; A Book for Young Americans

By: Sherwin Cody

...re Collection World Public Library.org WRITERSLE Title: FOUR FAMOUS AMERICAN WRITERS Author: SHERWIN CODY Language: English Subject: Fiction... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...... ...ng, they printed themselves against the glowing sky in the deep purple of an Italian landscape.” CHAPTER III. A TRIP TO MONTREAL Soon after returning ... ...ds of Kilkenny,” and many a gay time they had together,—rather too gay, some people thought. One of their favorite resorts was an old family mansion, ... ...discharge certain debts he has left behind.” When the book was published the people took it up, expecting to find a grave and learned history of New Y... ...kerbocker bread, and Knickerbocker ice,—and when I find New Yorkers of Dutch descent priding themselves upon being 'genuine Knickerbockers,' I please ... ...l and carried himself proudly. He studied Latin, Greek, French, Spanish, and Italian, and stood well in his classes. At the end of the year he went ho...

...tish soldiers were preparing to embark on their ships and sail back over the ocean, and General Washington would soon enter New York city at the head of the American army. While all true patriots were rejoicing at this happy turn of affairs, a little boy was born who was destined to be the first great American author....

...Table of Contents: Four Famous American Writers: Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, James Russell Lowell, -- Bayard Taylor, 1 -- Sherwin Cody, 1 -- THE STORY OF WASHINGTON IRVING, 2 -- Chapter I. HIS CHILDHOOD, 2 -- Chapter II. IR...

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Italian Australian

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...n Australians are the fourth largest ethnic group in Australia, consisting of Italian-born residents and Australian-born citizens of Italian descent.[... ...ustralians are the fourth largest ethnic group in Australia, consisting of Italian-born residents and Australian-born citizens of Italian descent.[1] ... ...nsisting of Italian-born residents and Australian-born citizens of Italian descent.[1] The 2006 Census counted 199,124 people who were born in Italy.[... ...alian-born citizens of Italian descent.[1] The 2006 Census counted 199,124 people who were born in Italy.[2] In 2011, 916,100 persons identified thems... ...born in Italy.[2] In 2011, 916,100 persons identified themselves as having Italian ancestry, either alone or in combination with another ancestry (4.6... ...alia behind 'Australian', 'English', 'Irish' and 'Scottish' and just ahead of 'German' (according to the ABS 2011 Census). Italian is the second most ... ... Demographics People with Italian ancestry as a percentage of the population in Australia... ...efore, other overseas destinations such as the United States and the Latin American countries proved much more attractive, thus allowing the establish... ...ements from August 2007 Australian people of Italian descent Italian diaspora by country ...

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The Descent of Man, And Other Stories

By: Edith Wharton

...ure Collection World Public Library.org AND OTHER STORIES Title: THE DESCENT OF MAN, AND OTHER STORIES Author: EDITH WHARTON Language: English... ...ection World Public Library.org AND OTHER STORIES Title: THE DESCENT OF MAN, AND OTHER STORIES Author: EDITH WHARTON Language: English Subjec... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...... ... without a quickening touch to the public consciousness: seventy millions of people were forced to remember at least once a day that Professor Linyard... ...nto it?" "I'm going to write a real book −− a serious one." "Good Lord! Most people think 'The Vital Thing' 's serious." "Yes −− but I mean something ... ...o meet familiar faces. The day was radiant, metallic: one of those searching American days so calculated to reveal the shortcomings of our street−clea... ...conceivable to the mere reader of history, with the passionate scenes of the Italian struggle for liberty. Colonel Alingdon had been mixed with it in ... ...ly with the Thousand, and in Milan during the Cinque Giornate. "They say the Italians didn't know how to fight," he said one day, musingly −− "that th...

...Excerpt: WHEN Professor Linyard came back from his holiday in the Maine woods the air of rejuvenation he brought with him was due less to the influences of the climate than to the companionship he had enjoyed on his travels. To Mrs. Linyard?s observant eye he had appeared to set out alone; but an invisible tra...

...Table of Contents: The Descent of Man, and Other Stories, 1 -- Edith Wharton, 1 -- The Descent of Man, 2 -- I, 2 -- II, 4 -- III, 7 -- IV, 8 -- V, 10 -- VI, 11 -- The Other Two, 14 -- I, 14 -- II, 16 -- III, 19 -- IV, 22 -- V, 24 -...

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Italian American War Veterans of the United States

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... The Italian American War Veterans of the United States (ITAMVETS) is an Italian American vetera... ... The Italian American War Veterans of the United States (ITAMVETS) is an Italian American veterans' organization. The group was grante... ... The Italian American War Veterans of the United States (ITAMVETS) is an Italian American veterans' organization. The group was granted a cong... ...can veterans' organization. The group was granted a congressional charter under Title 36 of the United States Code on November 20, 1981. ... ...r under Title 36 of the United States Code on November 20, 1981. Any American citizen who was honorably discharged or separated fr... ... Official website Federal charter for Italian American War Veterans: hearing before the Committee o... ...ries American veterans' organizations American people of Italian descent Patriotic and... ... American veterans' organizations American people of Italian descent Patriotic and national organiza...

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Essays, English and American

By: Alden, Raymond Macdonald, 1873-1924, Editor

... ALDEN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AND AMERICAN Title: ESSAYS, ENGLISH AND AMERICAN Author: RAYMOND MACDONALD... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ... Cnglifit) Clasgits REVISED EDITION WITH HELPS TO STUDY ESSAYS ENGLISH AND AMERICAN EDITED BY RAYMOND MACDONALD ALDEN PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH. LKLAND STA... ... he was like a child in the simple and curious interest which he showed in people and things. Hence whatever he wrote of became interesting when seen ... ...nian general (514-449 b.c), who, after being accused of treason by his own people, sought refuge with the Persian king Artaxerxes. 36. cloth of Arras.... ...f lions, leopards, etc., greatly enjoyed by the public. 5. Hydaspes. In an Italian opera called L'Idaspe Fidele, by Manclni. The hero Is thrown to a l... ...rappling with him, and giving him an opportunity of showing his variety of Italian trips: it is said indeed, that he once gave him a rip in his flesh-... ...ul theater down beneath us— I know not the fathom line that ever touched a descent so de«p as I would be willing to bury more wealth in than Croesus^^...

Translation of Le pays des fourrures ; Digitized from the holdings of the University of British Columbia Library

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Italian language in Venezuela

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...Precise areas of Venezuela where the Italian language is spoken by the Italo-venezuelans ... ...s spoken by the Italo-venezuelans The Italian language in Venezuela has been present since colonial times in the ... ...des mountains. The language is found in many idiomatic sentences and words of Venezuelan Spanish. Contents ... ...alian language teaching in Venezuela 3 List of some Italian words in Venezuelan Spanish ... ...lute in Caracas, for example. There are even expressions among local young people that mix Italian and Spanish words: "Muérete que chao" is an example... ...er implemented among the nearly one million Venezuelans who are of Italian descent,[1] but there are only a few Italian language institutions in Venez... ... Sicilian American ... ...lute in Caracas, for example. There are even expressions among local young people that mix Italian and Spanish words: "Muérete que chao" is an example... ... Sicilian American ...

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The Descent of Man, And Other Stories

By: Edith Wharton

...HE DESCENT OF MAN by EDITH WHARTON The Descent of Man, and Other Stories Edith Wharton The Descent of Man I WHEN ... ...NT OF MAN by EDITH WHARTON The Descent of Man, and Other Stories Edith Wharton The Descent of Man I WHEN Professo... ...EN Professor Linyard came back from his holiday in the Maine woods the air of rejuvenation he brought with him was due less to the influences of the c... ...ithout a quickening touch to the public consciousness: seventy millions of people were forced to remember at least once a day that Professor Linyard's... ...it?" "I'm going to write a real book -- a serious one." "Good Lord! Most people think 'The Vital Thing' 's serious." "Yes -- but I mean something d... ...'s opinions were heirlooms, and he took a quaint pleasure in tracing their descent. She was proud of their age, and saw no reason for discarding them ... ...meet familiar faces. The day was radiant, metallic: one of those searching American days so calculated to reveal the shortcomings of our street-cleani... ...nceivable to the mere reader of history, with the passionate scenes of the Italian struggle for liberty. Colonel Alingdon had been mixed with it in al... ...with the Thousand, and in Milan during the Cinque Giornate. "They say the Italians didn't know how to fight," he said one day, musingly -- "that the ...

...WHEN Professor Linyard came back from his holiday in the Maine woods the air of rejuvenation he brought with him was due less to the influences of the climate than to the companionship he had enjoyed on his travels. To Mrs. Linyard's observant eye he had appeared to set out alone; but an invisible tra...

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Brazilians of Spanish descent

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The Descent of Man and Other Stories

By: Edith Wharton

...ature Collection World Public Library.org OTHER STORIES Title: THE DESCENT OF MAN AND OTHER STORIES Author: EDITH WHARTON Language: English S... ...llection World Public Library.org OTHER STORIES Title: THE DESCENT OF MAN AND OTHER STORIES Author: EDITH WHARTON Language: English Subject: ... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...... ...thout a quickening touch to the public consciousness: seventy millions of people were forced to remember at least once a day that Professor Linyard'... ...?" "I'm going to write a real book--a serious one." "Good Lord! Most people think 'The Vital Thing' 's serious." "Yes--but I mean something d... ...eet familiar faces. The day was radiant, metallic: one of those searching American days so calculated to reveal the shortcomings of our street-clean... ...ceivable to the mere reader of history, with the passionate scenes of the Italian struggle for liberty. Colonel Alingdon had been mixed with it in a... ...the Thousand, and in Milan during the _Cinque Giornate_. "They say the Italians didn't know how to fight," he said one day, musingly--"that the F...

...When Professor Linyard came back from his holiday in the Maine woods the air of rejuvenation he brought with him was due less to the influences of the climate than to the companionship he had enjoyed on his travels. To Mrs. Linyard?s observant eye he had appeared to set out alone; but an invisible tra...

...TABLE OF CONTENTS THE DESCENT OF MAN, AND OTHER STORIES The Descent of Man The Other Two Expiation The Lady's Maid's Bell The Mission of Jane The Reckoning The Letter The Dilettante The Quicksand A Venetian Night's Entertainment...

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List of Italian-American business people

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... A List of Italian American business people. To be included in this list... ... To be included in this list, the person must have a WorldHeritage article showing they are Italian American business people or must have reference... ...e included in this list, the person must have a WorldHeritage article showing they are Italian American business people or must have references showin... ... list, the person must have a WorldHeritage article showing they are Italian American business people or must have references showing they are Italian... ... CEOs Gil Amelio - former CEO of National Semiconductor and Apple ... ...f National Semiconductor and Apple William Amelio - president and CEO of Lenovo Group Limited Richar... ... (USA), and Treasurer of New York City Anthony T. Rossi (1900 - 1993) Italian immigrant who founded Tropicana Products ... ... External links List of famous Italian-Americans Categories ... ...n-Americans Categories American people of Italian descent Lists of American people ...

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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

By: Charles Darwin

... MAN AND by CHARLES DARWIN 3 The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin, F.R.... ... by CHARLES DARWIN 3 The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin, F.R.S. ... ...ion in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin, F.R.S. Life and Letters of Charles Darwin. With an Autobiographical Chapter. Edited by Francis Da... ...other work has (1869) been published by Dr. Francesco Barrago, bearing in Italian the title of "Man, made in the image of God, was also made in the ... ...the Ateles, s. 105. For other analogous statements, see s. 25, 107.) An American monkey, an Ateles, after getting drunk on brandy, would never tou... ...odicity," ’British Association,’ 1842. Dr. Macculloch, ’Silliman’s North American Journal of Science,’ vol. XVII. page 305, has seen a dog sufferin... ... testimony of missionaries, and of others who have long resided with such people, it appears that their families are usually small, and large ones r... ... Notwithstanding that savages appear to be less prolific than civilised people, they would no doubt rapidly increase if their numbers were not by ... ...hological Biography.’ See also some curious observations on the nests of Italian birds by Eugenio Bettoni, in the ’Atti della Societa Italiana,’ vo...

...Life and Letters of Charles Darwin. With an Autobiographical Chapter. Edited by Francis Darwin. Portraits. 3 volumes 36s. Popular Edition. Condensed in 1 volume 7s 6d. Naturalist’s Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of...

...CONTENTS. INTRODUCTION. PART I. THE DESCENT OR ORIGIN OF MAN. CHAPTER I. The Evidence of the Descent of Man from some Lower Form. Nature of the evidence bearing on the origin of man--Homologous structures in man and the lower animals--Miscellaneous points of co...

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Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

By: Charles Darwin

...rature Collection World Public Library.org IN RELATION TO SEX Title: DESCENT OF MAN AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX Author: CHARLES DARWIN La... ...ollection World Public Library.org IN RELATION TO SEX Title: DESCENT OF MAN AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX Author: CHARLES DARWIN Language: ... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...Another work has (1869) been published by Dr. Francesco Barrago, bearing in Italian the title of "Man, made in the image of God, was also made in the... ...n the Ateles, s. 105. For other analogous statements, see s. 25, 107.) An American monkey, an Ateles, after getting drunk on brandy, would never t... ...riodicity," 'British Association,' 1842. Dr. Macculloch, 'Silliman's North American Journal of Science,' vol. XVII. page 305, has seen a dog suffer... ...nt testimony of missionaries, and of others who have long resided with such people, it appears that their families are usually small, and large ones... ...) Notwithstanding that savages appear to be less prolific than civilised people, they would no doubt rapidly increase if their numbers were not by... ...ithological Biography.' See also some curious observations on the nests of Italian birds by Eugenio Bettoni, in the 'Atti della Societa Italiana,'...

...Works by Charles Darwin, F.R.S. Life and Letters of Charles Darwin. With an Autobiographical Chapter. Edited by Francis Darwin. Portraits. 3 volumes 36s. Popular Edition. Condensed in 1 volume 7s 6d. Naturalist?s Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of...

CONTENTS. INTRODUCTION. PART I. THE DESCENT OR ORIGIN OF MAN. CHAPTER I. 5

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List of American actors of Irish descent

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... This is a list of notable Irish American actors. To be included in ... ...st, the person must have a WorldHeritage article and/or references showing the person is Irish American and a notable actor.[1][2][3][4][5][6] ... ...or.[1][2][3][4][5][6] The list is organized in reverse chronological order of birth decades. 1990s – 198... ...iranda Cosgrove (1993– ) part Irish Miley Cyrus (1992– ) small amount of Irish ancestry Dakota Fanni... ...sion actress (The O.C.)[17] Ashley Benson (1989– ) mother is of Irish descent – film/television actress (13 Going on 30, Pret... ... Sara Paxton (1988– ) father part Irish Christina Ricci (1980– ) Italian (paternal grandfather) and Scotch-Irish descent... ...sh/Irish descent, grew up in Hawaii Zachary Quinto (1977– ) father of Italian descent, mother of Irish descent[74] ... ...unty Mayo, while her paternal side emigrated from Cork. "The Irish are a singing, storytelling people. And all of the Irish stereotypes were alive and... ... ^ Staff (September 17, 2008). "Holly Marie Combs Dishes on Life With Her Boys". People. Retrieved December 3, 2014.  ...

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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

By: Charles Darwin

...ion World Public Library.org SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX Title: THE DESCENT OF MAN AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX Author: CHARLES DARWIN La... ...rld Public Library.org SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX Title: THE DESCENT OF MAN AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX Author: CHARLES DARWIN Language: ... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ... Another work has (1869) been published by Dr. Francesco Barrago, bearing in Italian the title of "Man, made in the image of God, was also made in the... .... On the Ateles, s. 105. For other analogous statements, see s. 25, 107.) An American monkey, an Ateles, after getting drunk on brandy, would never to... ...Periodicity," 'British Association,' 1842. Dr. Macculloch, 'Silliman's North American Journal of Science,' vol. XVII. page 305, has seen a dog sufferi... ...ent testimony of missionaries, and of others who have long resided with such people, it appears that their families are usually small, and large ones ... ...170.) Notwithstanding that savages appear to be less prolific than civilised people, they would no doubt rapidly increase if their numbers were not by... ...rnithological Biography.' See also some curious observations on the nests of Italian birds by Eugenio Bettoni, in the 'Atti della Societa Italiana,' v...

...Excerpt: During the successive reprints of the first edition of this work, published in 1871, I was able to introduce several important corrections; and now that more time has elapsed, I have endeavoured to profit by the fiery ordeal through which the book has pass...

Table of Contents: The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, 1 -- Charles Darwin, 1

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Passages from the French and Italian Notebooks

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...AWTHORNE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AND ITALIAN NOTEBOOKS Title: PASSAGES FROM THE FRENCH AND ITALIAN NOTEBO... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...... ... station, while it was still dark and bitterly cold. There were already many people in the streets, growing more numerous as we drove city−ward; and, ... ...nt down into the cabin, where I found the fire very comfortable, and several people were stretched on sofas in a state of placid wretchedness. . . . .... ... After the freedom of an English hotel, so much greater than even that of an American one, where they make you disclose your name, this is not so plea... ...et off with gilding and mirrors; and appears to be frequented by English and Americans; its carte, a bound volume, being printed in English as well as... ...a peculiar blue. It rushed along very fast, sometimes whitening over shallow descents, and even in its calmer intervals its surface was all covered wi...

... the door by half past six, and at seven we set out for the London Bridge station, while it was still dark and bitterly cold. There were already many people in the streets, growing more numerous as we drove city?ward; and, in Newgate Street, there was such a number of market?carts, that we almost came to a dead lock with some of them. At the station we found several person...

...Table of Contents: Passages From the French and Italian Notebooks, 1 -- Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1 -- VOL. I, 2 -- FRANCE, 2 -- MARSEILLES, 12 -- THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA, 16 -- ROME, 17 -- JOURNEY TO FLORENCE, 77 -- TO TERNI.?BORGHETTO, ...

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Peruvians of European descent

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... Rose of Lima ... ...l population 4,000,000 (15% of total population) Regions... ... Predominantly Peruvian Spanish (Italian · German · English · French and some others language... ...d ethnic groups White Latin Americans · White Hispanics · White Brazilians · White Argen... ...bsp;· Europeans Peruvians of European descent, also known as White Peruvians, according to international reliable... ...y make up about 15% to 18% of the total population of Peru—about 4,000,000 people. Traditionally, this group has been more dominant in the political, ... ...he political, commercial, and diplomatic sectors of Peruvian society. Many people from European backgrounds mixed with the Amerindians or Asians creat... ...hnic backgrounds of the majority of European-descended Peruvians: Spanish, Italian, German (includes Poles due to Partitions of Poland), French, Briti... ... See also White Latin American ...

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Young People's Pride

By: Stephen Vincent Benet

...lassic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: YOUNG PEOPLE'S PRIDE Author: STEPHEN VINCENT BENET Language: English Subject: Fi... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...... ...f these, or all, but for each one nostalgic aspect of the city where good Americans go when they die and bad ones while they live--to Montmartre. ... ...cers at least--who came out of the war without stepping all through their American home ideas of morality like a clown through a fake glass window. ... ...t is so fine to juggle with light-handedly until the hand meets it in its descent a fraction of a second too soon--came often and singularly to his ... ... run away like light water through the fingers. But outside the house the Italian gardens are open, little lanterns spot them like elf-lights, shini... ...olored harlequin and the young Chinese lady in blue silks are walking the Italian gardens, talking about nothing in particular. Ted has managed to d...

...d steal for you that cobbled hill, Montmartre, Josephine?s embroidered shoes, St. Louis? oriflamme, the river on grey evenings and the bluebell-glass of Chartes, and four sarcastic gargoyles from the roof of Notre Dame. That wouldn?t be enough, though, enough nor half a part; there?d be shells because they?re sorrowful, and pansies since they?re wise, the smell of rain on ...

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... 36,200,000 – 41,300,000[1] (85%[2] – 97%[3] of total Argentine population) ... ... Predominantly Rioplatense Spanish (Italian · German · English · Welsh and some others languages... ... White Brazilian · White Latin Americans · White Hispanic · White Mexican · Span... ...;· White Hispanic · White Mexican · Spaniards · Italians · Germans · French  · Irish  · Portuguese&nbs... ...country's cultural and demographic variety.[4][5] They are the descendants of colonists from Spain during the colonial period prior to 1810,[6] or in ... ... 4.4 Recent trends 4.5 Latin American immigrants of European origin ... ... densely populated region of the country (mainly by Amerindian and Mestizo people) until the immigratory wave of 1857 to 1940, and it was the area whe... ...tudies exist on the precise amount or percentage of Argentines of European descent today. The Argentine government recognizes the different communitie... ...e Census conducted on 27 October 2010, did include questions on Indigenous peoples (complementing the survey performed in 2005) and on Afro-descendant...

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Young People's Pride

By: Stephen Vincent Benet

...lassic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: YOUNG PEOPLE'S PRIDE Author: STEPHEN VINCENT BENET Language: English Subject: Fi... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...... ...f these, or all, but for each one nostalgic aspect of the city where good Americans go when they die and bad ones while they live--to Montmartre. ... ...cers at least--who came out of the war without stepping all through their American home ideas of morality like a clown through a fake glass window. ... ...t is so fine to juggle with light-handedly until the hand meets it in its descent a fraction of a second too soon--came often and singularly to his ... ... run away like light water through the fingers. But outside the house the Italian gardens are open, little lanterns spot them like elf-lights, shini... ...olored harlequin and the young Chinese lady in blue silks are walking the Italian gardens, talking about nothing in particular. Ted has managed to d...

...d steal for you that cobbled hill, Montmartre, Josephine?s embroidered shoes, St. Louis? oriflamme, The river on grey evenings and the bluebell-glass of Chartes, and four sarcastic gargoyles from the roof of Notre Dame. That wouldn?t be enough, though, enough nor half a part; There?d be shells because they?re sorrowful, and pansies since they?re wise, The smell of rain on ...

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Venezuelan of European descent

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... 13,169,949 43.6% of the Venezuelan population[1][2] ... ... Spanish Venezuelan small minorities speak Italian, Catalan, Basque, Galician, Portuguese, Arabic, English, French, Po... ...rtuguese, Arabic, English, French, Polish, and Alemán Coloniero, a dialect of German. Religion ... ... Other Venezuelans, Spaniards, Italians, Portuguese, Germans, Ukrainians, Syrians, Lebanese, Arab Venezuel... ..., Lebanese, Arab Venezuelan, White Colombians, White Hispanic, White Latin Americans White Americans European Ven... ...opean Venezuelans or White Venezuelans are Venezuelan citizens of European descent. According to the 2011 National Population and Housing Census, 43.6... ...cestry of White Venezuelans comes primarily from Spaniards. Other European people that have contributed include: Italian, Portuguese, Germans, French ... ... This map shows the percentage ranges of the people who identified themselves as white on the 2011 Census. Note that it ... ...s white on the 2011 Census. Note that it may include people of White Latin American, White American, White Canadian, Canarian, Berber, Levantine, Arab...

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Passages from the French and Italian Notebooks

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...THORNE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AND ITALIAN NOTEBOOKS, COMPLETE Title: PASSAGES FROM THE FRENCH AND ITALIA... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...... ...tion, while it was still dark and bitterly cold. There were already many people in the streets, growing more numerous as we drove city-ward; and, i... ...own into the cabin, where I found the fire very comfortable, and several people were stretched on sofas in a state of placid wretchedness. . . . . ... ...ter the freedom of an English hotel, so much greater than even that of an American one, where they make you disclose your name, this is not so pleas... ...off with gilding and mirrors; and appears to be frequented by English and Americans; its carte, a bound volume, being printed in English as well as ... ...culiar blue. It rushed along very fast, sometimes whitening over shallow descents, and even in its calmer intervals its surface was all covered wit...

... the door by half past six, and at seven we set out for the London Bridge station, while it was still dark and bitterly cold. There were already many people in the streets, growing more numerous as we drove city-ward; and, in Newgate Street, there was such a number of market-carts, that we almost came to a dead lock with some of them. At the station we found several person...

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