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A Diary in the East During the Tour of the Prince and Princess of Wales; With Illustrations
by William Howard Russell
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...out-spoken bustling man, with a good deal of tact in business, and considerable power of management. If what one hears be true, he is not likely to pursue his calling long, unless he is really anxious to conduct his societies about at a loss to himself. That it is a nuisance to the ordinary traveller to have his peace broken, to have a flood of people poured into a quiet town, to have hotels and steamers crammed, to see his pet mountain peak crested with bonnets and wideawakes, to behold his favourite valley filled up with a flood of " mere English, whom no one knows," I am not prepared to deny; but what are we to say to " the greatest good of the greatest number? " Let us reflect and submit. The people at Alexandria were, as far as I could judge, very respectable--it was only in the concrete they became disagreeable. Mr. Monpensier Brown and Miss Clara de Mowbray may be capital companions as individuals, in the abstract; but as " Cook's Tourists" they become an aggregate of T 322 THE PROS AND CONS. chap. terrors. There are otter bear-leaders who give themselves greater airs, because they charge more; or, properly speaking--for I do not know that the gentlemen in question really affect a superiority because they charge a few pounds, twenty or thirty, more--there are select and smaller groups of tourists who speak of the larger sects of peripatetic philosophers in a lofty way, for that they pay more money than these fellows. But it is really the principle itself that is objectionable; no one can find fault with ten or a dozen men clubbing to make a tour, and appointing a leader, and making him keep the common purse; they will, at all events, be sure to quarrel. The idea that attaches to the associated tourist, ...
Title A Diary in the East During the Tour of the Prince and Princess of Wales; With Illustrations
Author William Howard Russell
Dimensions7.4 in. x 0.3 in. x 9.7 in.
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