In Pastures New by George Ade

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Author Ade, George, 1866-1944
Illustrator Levering, Albert, 1869-1929
Title In Pastures New
Contents In London: Getting acquainted with the English language. A life on the ocean wave, with modern variations. With Mr. Peasley in darkest London. How it feels to get into London and then be engulfed. As to the importance of the passport and the handy little cable code. What one man picked up in London and sent back to his brother -- In Paris: How an American enjoys life for eight minutes at a time. A chapter of French justice as dealt out in the Dreyfus case. The story of what happened to an American consul -- In Naples: Mr. Peasley and his vivid impressions of foreign parts -- In Cairo: Cairo as the annual stamping ground for Americans and why they make the trip. Round about Cairo, with and without the assistance of the dragoman or Simon Legree of the Orient. All about our visit to the Pyramid of Cheops. Dashing up the Nile in company with Mr. Peasley and others. Day by day on the drowsy Nile, with something about the wonderful Hassim. The Mohammedan fly and other creatures along the Nile. In and around Luxor, with a side light on Rameses the Great. The ordinary human failings of the ancient moguls. Royal tombs and other places of amusement. Mr. Peasley and his final size-up of Egypt.
Credits Produced by Al Haines
Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject Voyages and travels -- Humor
Subject London (England) -- Description and travel -- Humor
Subject Egypt -- Description and travel -- Humor
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EBook-No. 38364
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jan 8, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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