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A Little Swiss Sojourn

Auhtor: William Dean Howells

Language: english
Published: 1893

Genres:

travel,  audiobook
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eBook size: 121Kb

Review by Joanna Daneman, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Little Swiss Sojourn':

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... would be done. When the train put us down at Villeneuve, among railway people as indifferent as our own at country stations, and much crosser and more ...
... English perfectly. As I wish to give a complete notion of our household, so far as it may be honestly set down, I will add that the domestics were ...
... drowned the piano. Yet Poppi was an amiable invalid, and he was on terms of perfect friendship with the cats, of which there were three generations-Boulette, ...
... you. The ministers wish to abolish vice, but there is where you will suffer most, and after having hated the priests because they are so much like ...
... else shall find me out by simply buying the book there. It leaves you little ground for classifying Bonivard with the great reformers, but it leaves ...
... which one of our fellow-boarders found here in the chapel and elsewhere in the castle un peu vulgaire-as if he were a Boston man. But the whole ...
... fashion, but it is to the nose that it makes its chief appeal. Every house has a cherished manure heap in its back yard, symmetrically shaped, with the ...
... in face or figure they seemed all to have some stage of goitre but their manners were charming, and their voices, as I have said, angelically ...
... changed, and kindled and softly smouldered in a thousand delicate hues, till all their mighty flanks seemed draped in the mingling dyes of ...
... and I cannot say what its effect upon the drinkers might be. Perhaps it had properties as a sweet, oblivious antidote which rendered necessary the ...
... from the seaboard. He liked his neighbors and their political system and so did the portier at the Htel Byron, another German, with whom I sometimes ...
... been idolatrously frescoed and furnished with statues, was now naked and coldly Protestant one window, partly stained, let in a little colored ...
... but I think-some of them seemed to be flirting with the youth of the other sex. There was an auction going on, and the place was full of tobacco ...
... doubtless one might have the use of them for a little additional money. One of the latest is of the seventeenth century, when the daughter of the house ...
... ordinances and regulations witness a firm design on the part of their Excellencies 'to revive among all those under their domination a life and manners ...
... seemed more Germans than any other nationality at Montreux. They are not pretty to look at, and apparently not pleasant and it is said that the Swiss, ...
... the Dent-du-Midi showed all its snow-capped mass. Within, the chteau was very clean and dry the dining-room was handsomely panelled, and equipped ...
... the water was broken only by the lateen-sails of the black-hulked lake craft. At that season the delicate flame of the Virginia-creeper was a prominent ...
... on the lake, though it was getting too cold and rough for that I liked the way the railway guards called out Verney-Montreux. and Territey-Chillon. ...