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Abroad   By: (1843?-)

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BON VOYAGE

LAST YEAR, DEAR FRIENDS, WE MET "AT HOME," AND NOW "ABROAD" WE MEAN TO ROAM: WITH ALL WHO CHOOSE TO SPARE THE TIME WE'LL WANDER TO A NEIGHBOURING CLIME. NOR NEED YOU LEAVE YOUR OWN FIRESIDE, FOR WITH FAIR FANCY FOR OUR GUIDE, OUR WINGED THOUGHTS, IN SWALLOW FLIGHT, SHALL CROSS THE CHANNEL SMOOTH AND BRIGHT: AND IN DESPITE OF WIND OR WEATHER, WE'LL MAKE OUR LITTLE TOUR TOGETHER.

NOW ON OUR PICTURES YOU SHALL LOOK: TO YOU WE DEDICATE OUR BOOK.

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ABROAD

Thos · Crane Ellen · E · Houghton

BELFAST · MARCUS · WARD · & · CO · NEW YORK · LONDON ·

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Printed and bound by · Marcus Ward & Co · LONDON BELFAST]

CONTENTS

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"Bon Voyage" 3 LONDON: "Packing" Frontispiece " The Departure Title page On the Way 8 FOLKESTONE: Going on Board 9 Crossing the Channel 10 BOULOGNE: The Buffet 12 " The Hotel 13 " The Quay 14 " The First Morning in France 15 ROUEN: "Good night" 16 " Church of St. Ouen 17 " Blind Pierre 19 " Rue de l'Epicerie 20 " The Crèche 21 " The Schoolroom 22 " School Drill 23 CAEN: The Arrival 24 " The Hotel 25 " The Hotel Kitchen 26 " The Washerwomen 27 " The Knife grinder 28 " Chocolate and Milk 29 " The Lacemakers 31 En Route A Railway Crossing 32 " A Railway Station 33 PARIS: The Gardens of the Palais Royale 34 " On the Boulevard 35 " The Tuileries Gardens 36 " Punch and Judy 37 " Musée de Cluny 38 " Staircase of Henry II. 39 " The Man in Armour 40 " The "Zoo" 41 " The Pony Tramway 42 " The Swans 43 " A Flower Stall 44 " A Day at Versailles 45 " La Fontaine des Innocents 47 " The Markets 49 " The Luxembourg Gardens 51 " The Merry go round 52 The Night Journey to Calais 53 CALAIS: The Water Gate 54 DOVER: Homeward Bound 55 "Bon Retour" 56

THE VERSES ARE BY VARIOUS WRITERS

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My readers, would you like to go abroad , for just an hour or so, With little friends of different ages? Look at them in these pictured pages Brothers and sisters you can see, all children of one family. Their father, too, you here will find, and good Miss Earle, their teacher kind. Three years ago their Mother died, and ever since has Father tried To give his children in the Spring some tour, or treat, or pleasant thing. Said he, last Easter, "I propose, for Nellie, Dennis, Mabel, Rose, A trip abroad to go with me to Paris and through Normandy." Then all exclaimed, "Oh! glorious!" "But may not Bertie go with us? " Said Rose "We can't leave him at home." Then Father said he too should come... Continue reading book >>




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