First Impressions of the New World

On Two Travellers from the Old in the Autumn of 1858

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1859
Language: English
Wordcount: 84,953 / 251 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.3
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 335
Added to site: 2006.06.21
mnybks.net#: 13905
Genre: Travel
Excerpt

head, and therefore no possible way of sleeping comfortably; the other, that owing to the long range of windows on either side, the unhappy traveller may be exposed to a thorough draught, without any way of escape, unless by closing the window at his side, if he is fortunate enough to have a seat which places it within his reach. Another serious objection is the noise, which is so great as to make conversation most laborious. They are painstaking in their care of the luggage, for besides pasting on labels, each article has a numbered check attached to it, a duplicate of which is given to the owner; time is saved in giving up the tickets, which is done without stoppage, there being a free passage from one end of the train to the other. This enables not only ticket-takers, but sellers of newspapers and railway guides, to pass up and down the carriages; iced water is also offered gratis.

The road to Garrison, where we had to cross the river, runs along the left bank of the Hudson, a distance of fifty mile

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for First Impressions of the New World by Isabella Strange Trotter - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for First Impressions of the New World by Isabella Strange Trotter - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for First Impressions of the New World by Isabella Strange Trotter - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for First Impressions of the New World by Isabella Strange Trotter - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for First Impressions of the New World by Isabella Strange Trotter - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for First Impressions of the New World by Isabella Strange Trotter - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Across Asia on a Bicycle
by Thomas Gaskell Allen
Across The Plains
by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Cathedral Courtship
by Kate Douglas Wiggin
An Account of Egypt
by Herodotus
Across China on Foot
by Edwin Dingle
Aztec Land
by Maturin M. Ballou
Abroad
by Various Authors
South
by Ernest Shackleton
Adventures in Many Lands
by Various Authors

See more popular titles from this genre.