After Waterloo: Reminiscences of European Travel 1815-1819

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Author: Major W. E Frye
Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 152,061 / 450 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 28.9
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 2,415
Added to site: 2004.06.30
mnybks.net#: 8064
Genres: Travel, War
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Journey from Florence to Rome--Sienna--Radicofani--Bolsena--Montefiascone wine--Viterbo--Baccano--The Roman Campagna--The papal douans--Monuments and Museums in Rome--Intolerance of the Catholic Christians--The Tiber and the bridges--Character of the Romans--The Palazzi and Ville--Canova's atelier--Theatricals--An execution in Rome.

CHAPTER XI

From Rome to Naples--Albano--Velletri--The Marshes--Terracina--Mola di Gaeta--Capua--The streets of Naples--Monuments and Museums--Visit to Pompeii and ascent to Vesuvius--Dangerous ventures--Puzzuoli and Baiae--Theatres at Naples--Pulcinello--Return to Rome--Tivoli.

CHAPTER XII

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER, 1816

From Rome to Florence--Sismondi the historian--Reminiscences of India--Lucca--Princess Elisa Baciqochi--Pisa--The Campo Santo--Leghorn-- Hebrews in Leghorn--Lord Dillon--The story of a lost glove--From Florence to Lausanne by Milan, Turin and acro

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2012.04.02
F. Gamio
****.

Delightful book !

Not only does the author show a keen eye for the importants aspects in describing his travels but also enlightened views of the political situation in Europe at that time.

A sensitive soul indeed.


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