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Lippincott's Magazine

Volume 11, No. 26, May, 1873

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1873
Language: English
Wordcount: 72,433 / 212 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.4
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 623
Added to site: 2007.10.21
mnybks.net#: 18643
Genre: Periodical
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, after all, the Tyrol. I went weak and ill last year to the Pusterthal, and returned to Rome as fresh and strong as a pony. I found the inns very clean and the prices low; and if you can live on soup, delicious trout and char, fowls, veal, puddings and fruit, you will fare famously at an outside average of five francs a day."

As this advice exactly coincided with our own inclinations, we naturally considered it the wisest of all, especially as the invitation to bear-hunts and glacier-scrambles was not particularly tempting to our party. The kind reader will perceive this for himself when he learns that it consisted of an English writer, who, still hale and hearty in spite of his threescore years and ten, regarded botany as the best rural sport; his wife, his faithful companion through many years of sunshine and shadow, who had grown old so naturally that whilst anticipating a joyful Hereafter she still clothed this present life with the poetic hues of her girlhood; their daughter, the present narrator

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