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My Impressions of America

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Author: Margot Asquith (Emma Alice Margaret Tennant)
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 26,989 / 85 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.4
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 499
Added to site: 2010.01.29
mnybks.net#: 26488
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Biography, Travel
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on people by making myself ridiculous here to-night. I have not been in prison, or divorced; nor have I been to the North or South Pole, or climbed mountains and Matterhorns; I have nothing wonderful to tell about, and instead of one woman shouting, 'Give me back my money--I've had enough of you,' the whole audience will rise to their feet. This is not a hall, it's a railway tunnel! I cannot see the end of it: it's made for engines or aeroplanes"; and I trembled with rage and apprehension.

"It's a concert hall, madam, built for oratorios," they replied, pointing to a vast organ decorating the wall behind me.

"No doubt drums, trumpets, or opera singers could make themselves heard, but a shrimp of a female standing alone here would make the gods laugh, and nothing will induce me to speak!"

"But, dear madam, all Boston is coming to hear you."

Mr. Horton put his arm through mine, saying soothingly, "You are tired; let us go back to the hotel."

Visibly distressed, the gentlemen o

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