From Edinburgh to India Burmah

From Edinburgh to India Burmah

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"[...]October breeze coming-low banks of cirri-cumuli above the horizon-clear overhead with streaks of rusty red cloud fine as hair-the evening is cold, here is an attempt at it with a brush. And we had music in the place for music on deck; an Irish lady played the fiddle and played so well with a piano accompaniment to an audience of six-if the Bay keeps quite the audience ought to increase. After the sunset, dinner-what a tedious business it is; the waiting is perfectly planned, but the waiters themselves have to wait ages at the two service hatches, where they get all jammed together, so the time between the courses seems interminable; you almost forget you are at a meal at all. To-night dinner and conversation both hang fire at our end of the table, and I overhear from the other end where my cousin sits interesting scraps about India, which is distinctly annoying; R. is relating some of his[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 14.99mm | 458.13g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507673523
  • 9781507673522