America as I Found It (Classic Reprint)

America as I Found It (Classic Reprint)

by Mary Grey Lundie Duncan
     
 

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About thirty years ago, articles appeared "Quarterly" in a London Review, which filled the surrounding atmosphere with their evil odours, and whose venom was unhappily not spent when it had crossed three thousand miles of "blue water," so that they excited swellings and high disdain as they spread in the United States. Yet it is

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Excerpt from America as I Found It

About thirty years ago, articles appeared "Quarterly" in a London Review, which filled the surrounding atmosphere with their evil odours, and whose venom was unhappily not spent when it had crossed three thousand miles of "blue water," so that they excited swellings and high disdain as they spread in the United States. Yet it is probable all the articles dropped from one pen, filled with gall - the pen, one may suppose, of some ancient Tory, whose ancestors had suffered in the War of Independence, or whose political creed admitted not of safety except in feudality and hereditary government, and who therefore was embittered by hearing of prosperity beyond them.

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ISBN-13:
9781330737064
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/05/2015
Pages:
458
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.93(d)

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