Impressions of America

Impressions of America

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Excerpt: ...the walls were thickly coated with ivy, like the tower of an English village church. We mounted the stoop, which commanded a vast extent of valley bounded by distant hills, Pg 222 only needing water to make a perfect prospect. A few moments after we had rested here, the mistress of the place made her approach, hoe in hand, for she had been tending her flowers in person. Such a dear old shepherdess of a woman I have not seen for many a day, with all the poetry and enthusiasm of nineteen, and a pastoral, simple, unworldlike air, worthy the golden age of the flower-wreathed sheep-crook. She had an anecdote connected with every flower-bed;show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236731581
  • 9781236731586