The American

The American

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"[...]impressive-the physical capital which the owner does nothing to "keep up." If he was a buscular Christian, it wThe American.as quite without knowing it. If it was necessary to walk to a remote spot, he walked, but he had never known himself to "exercise." He had no theory with regard to cold bathing or the use of Indian clubs; he was neither an oarsman, a rifleman, nor a fencer-he had never had time for these amusements-and he was quite unaware that the saddle is recommended for certain forms of indigestion. He was by inclination a temperate man; but he had supped the night before his visit to the Louvre at the Cafe Anglais-some one had told him it was an experience not to be omitted-and he had slept none the less the sleep of the just. His usual attitude and carriage[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 354 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19mm | 472g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514741946
  • 9781514741948

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