How to Enjoy Paris in 1842

How to Enjoy Paris in 1842

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"[...]England and the English rose in the discussion, so did the demerits of France and the French sink, and at last bumpers were drank to old England for ever, in which we all joyously joined. This was all very natural and proper, but this ebullition of national and praiseworthy feeling had hardly subsided, when Mr. Lewis, the very man who had admitted that he had been received with kindness and hospitality wherever he had been in France, arose, and said, "Now, gentlemen, I have another toast to propose to you, which I hope will be drank with the same enthusiasm as the last; so "Here's a curse for France and the French." All immediately drank it but myself and an elderly gentleman, who declared he would not invoke a curse upon any land or any people. A silent pause intervened; every one appeared to look at the other, as to how they ought to act on their toast being refused, none[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 8.13mm | 272.15g
  • Createspace
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507676034
  • 9781507676035