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A Little Swiss Sojurn

A Little Swiss Sojurn by William Dean Howells
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A charming brief account of a two months' autumnal stay on the shores of the Lake of Geneva. Howells, who was there with his family traveling from England to Italy, has a sharp eye not only for scenery and architecture, but for people and customs, both Swiss and foreign.

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A LITTLE SWISS SOJOURN

BY W. D. HOWELLS

ILLUSTRATED

NEW YORK HARPER & BROTHERS, FRANKLIN SQUARE 1893

ILLUSTRATIONS

Tourists at Montreux (frontispiece)

Sign of the White Cross Inn

Entrance to Villeneuve

Post office, Villeneuve

The Castle of Chillon

A Railroad Servant

A Bit of Villeneuve

The Prisoner of Chillon

One of the Fountains

"They helped to make the hay in the marshes"

Cattle at the Fountains

Washing Clothes in the Lake

Flirtation at the Fountains

The Wine press

Castle of Aigle

The Market at Vevay

The Market, Vevay A Bargain before the Notary

Germans at Montreux

Church Terrace, Montreux

Tour up the Lake

A LITTLE SWISS SOJOURN

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[Illustration: Sign of the White Cross Inn ]

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Out of eighty or ninety days that we passed in Switzerland there must have been at least ten that were fair, not counting the forenoons before it began to rain, and the afternoons when it cleared up... Continue reading book >>


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