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Albania: A Narrative of Recent Travel

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Author: E.F. Knight
Published: 1880
Language: English
Wordcount: 72,177 / 224 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.8
Downloads: 487
Added to site: 2015.02.09
mnybks.net#: 31957
Genre: Travel
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d that disreputable and up-all-night appearance which is only apparent to those who themselves have arisen betimes from sober couches. I think my friend and myself rather regretted that we had so risen, and had not wandered about the town till the hour of sailing; for to turn into bed from one to three is productive rather of discontent with things in general than of that freshness, as of a button, the little cherub proverbially enjoys.

After swallowing our coffee we found our way to our vessel, the "Archduke Paul," bid adieu to our commissionaire, introduced ourselves to the steward, and, selecting two comfortable berths, turned in for a little more sleep.

CHAPTER II.

On board an Austrian Lloyd--Voyage to Spalato--The coast of Istria and Dalmatia--Old Venetian cities--Our fellow-passengers--Pola--A Turkish officer--The Morlaks--Why is England a triangle?--Sebenico--Arrival at Spalato.

When I awoke, the sun was shining brightly through

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