About London

About London

by James Ewing Ritchie

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"What would the Englishman do without his newspaper I cannot imagine. The sun might just as well refuse to shine, as the press refuse to turn out its myriads of newspapers. Conversation would cease at once. Brown, with his morning paper in his hand, has very decided opinions in-deed,-can tell you what the French Emperor is about,-what the Pope will be compelled to do,-what is the aim of Sardinia,-and what is Aus-tria‟s little game. I dined at Jenkins‟s yesterday, and for three hours over the wine I was com-pelled to listen to what I had read in that morn-ing‟s Times. The worst of it was, that when I joined the ladies I was no better off, as the dear creatures were full of the particulars of the grand Rifle Ball."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798674281948
Publisher: Independently published
Publication date: 08/11/2020
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

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