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Life in Mexico

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Language: English
Wordcount: 221,834 / 656 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 21.8
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 716
mnybks.net#: 879
Genre: Travel
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o--German Musicians--Sleeping Captain--Approach to Jalapa--Appearance of the City--Cofre de Perote-- Flowers--House and Rock--Last View of Jalapa--Change of Scenery--San Miguel de los Soldados--Perote-Striking Scene before Day-break--Non- arrival of Escort--Yankee Coachman Dispute--Departure--Company of Lancers --Alcalde--Breakfast at La Ventilla--Pulque--Double Escort--Crosses-- Brigand-looking Tavern-keeper--Ojo de Agua-Arrival at Puebla-Dress of the Peasants--Christmas-eve-Inn-"_Nacimiento_"

LETTER THE SIXTH

Departure from Puebla--Chirimoyas--Rio Frio--Indian Game--Black Forest-- Valley of Mexico--Recollections of Tenochtitlan--Mexican Officer-- Reception--Scenery--Variety of Dresses--Cheers--Storm of Rain--Entry to Mexico--Buenavista--House by Daylight--Sights from the Windows--Visits-- Mexican Etiquette--Countess C---a--Flowers in December--Serenade-- Patriotic Hymn

LETTER THE SEVENTH

Début in Mexico--Cathedral--Temple of the Aztecs--Congregation--Stone of Sacrifices--Palace--Importunate Lé

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