The Dodd Family Abroad, Vol. I

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Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 187,269 / 519 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.6
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 353
Added to site: 2011.08.28
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d Peninsular should run into us,--and five more sailing up and down before Ostend, till it was safe to cross the bar, and enter the blackguard little harbor. The "Phoenix"--that was our boat--started the night before the "Paul Jones" mail-packet, and we only beat her by a neck, after all! And this was a piece of Mrs. Dodd's economy: the "Phoenix" only charges "ten-and-six" for the first cabin; but, what with the board for a day and night, boats to fetch you out, and boats to fetch you in, brandy-and-water against the sickness,--much good it was!--soda-water, stewards, and the devil knows what of broken crockery,--James fell into the "cuddy," I think they call it, and smashed two dozen and three wine-glasses, the most of a blue tea-service, and a big tureen,--the economy turned out a "delusion and a snare," as they say in the House. It 's over now, thank God! and, except some bruises against the bulkheads and a touch of a jaundice, I 'm nothing the worse. We landed at night, and were marched off in a gang to t

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