One Of Them

One Of Them

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by Charles James Lever
     
 

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One of the most depressing and languid of all objects is the aspect of an Italian city in the full noon of a hot summer's day. The massive buildings, fortress-like and stern, which show no touch of life and habitation; the glaring streets, un-traversed by a single passer; the wide piazza, staring vacantly in the broiling sun; the shop doors closed, all evidencing… See more details below

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One of the most depressing and languid of all objects is the aspect of an Italian city in the full noon of a hot summer's day. The massive buildings, fortress-like and stern, which show no touch of life and habitation; the glaring streets, un-traversed by a single passer; the wide piazza, staring vacantly in the broiling sun; the shop doors closed, all evidencing the season of the siesta, seem all waiting for the hour when long shadows shall fall over the scorched pavement, and some air-faint though it be-of coming night recall the population to a semblance of active existence.

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ISBN-13:
9781490406961
Publisher:
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date:
06/10/2013
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)

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