Category Archives: Non-fiction – European Life

Representative Cafés

THE LITERARY, THE ELECTRIC, AND THE ORIENTAL CAFES. The history of France is in a large degree the history of its cafes. We do not make the remark in order to humiliate the French nation, who might well retort that the … Continue reading

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Hungary, 1859

By Bartholomew de Szemere RACES INHABITING HUNGARY. Hungarians – – – – 6,150,000 Germans – — – –     1,589,7 15 Croats – – – – —          993,995 Serbs – – – – –   … Continue reading

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THE DEATH DAY OF AN INFANT IN SPAIN.

“May God grant you health to send many children to glory.” Such was the salutation given by Juan Perez, the dandy par excellence and the best songster of the village of Chiclana, as he entered, guitar in hand, to take … Continue reading

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The Swimming-School for Women at Paris. .

As many parents are wishing to know how girls can be taught the use of their limbs in the water, it may be interesting to them to hear how the art is taught at Paris. The water is that of … Continue reading

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Young France.

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The study of modern France is not only an interesting, but a useful study for us in these British islands. There is hardly a mistake we might have made that France has not made for us; hardly an error in … Continue reading

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Spanish Cabestros

[it happens to be in our power to connect with the foregoing testimony to the talents of oxen a still more striking and novel illustration of the effect with which bulls may be educated. The two papers combined are an … Continue reading

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Cannibalism in Europe

I feel a strong desire to begin this paper Shakesperimentally; and as I recollect several passages which are mostly or entirely irrelevant, I do not see why I should balk my inclination. When the fire burned and cauldron bubbled, the … Continue reading

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