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England, Picturesque and Descriptive

A Reminiscence of Foreign Travel

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Author: Joel Cook
Published: 1882
Language: English
Wordcount: 169,740 / 534 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: -7.7
LoC Category: GV
Downloads: 590
Added to site: 2009.08.25 25099
Genre: Travel

No land possesses greater attractions for the American tourist than England. It was the home of his forefathers; its history is to a great extent the history of his own country; and he is bound to it by the powerful ties of consanguinity, language, laws, and customs. When the American treads the busy London streets, threads the intricacies of the Liverpool docks and shipping, wanders along the green lanes of Devonshire, climbs Alnwick's castellated walls, or floats upon the placid bosom of the picturesque Wye, he seems almost as much at home as in his native land.

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y 47 Lower Bridge, Torrent Walk, Dolgelly 48 Bala Lake 48 Aberystwith 49 Harlech Castle 50 Old Market, Warrington 51 Manchester Cathedral, from the South-east 53 Assize Courts, Manchester 54 Royal Exchange, Manchester 55 Furness Abbey 56 Castle Square, Lancaster 58 Bradda Head, Isle of Man 59 Kirk Bradden, Isle of Man 59 Rhenass Waterfall, Isle of Man 60 Castle Rushen, Isle of Man 61 Peele Castle, Isle of Man 63 Glimpse of Derwentwater, from Scafell 64 Falls of Lodore, Derwentwater 65 Road through the Cathedral Close, Carlisle 68 View on the Torrent Walk, Dolgelly 69 Peveril Castle, Castleton 71 Hardwicke Hall 72 Hardwicke Hall, Elizabethan Staircase 73 Bolsover Castle 74 The Crescent, Buxton 75 Bakewell Church 76 Haddon Hall, from the Wye 77 Haddon Hall, Entrance to Banquet-hall 78 Haddon Hall, the Terrace 79 The Peacock Inn from the Road 81 Chatsworth House, from the South-west 81 Chatsworth House, Door to State Drawing-room 82 Chatsworth House, State Drawing-room 82 Chatsworth House, State Bedroom 83 Chats



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