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Identifier: thackerayana00greg
Title: Thackerayana;
Year: 1875 (1870s)
Authors: Grego, Joseph, 1843-1908, comp Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863, illus
Subjects: Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 Novelists, English
Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
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instance, you read : iVmiens (please select your town), 60,000inhabitants. Hotels, &c.—Lion dOr, good and cheap. Le LiondArgent, so so. Le LionNoir, bad, dirty, and dear.Now say there are three tra-vellers—three inn-inspectors,who are sent forth by Mr.Murray on a great commission,and who stop at every inn inthe world. The eldest goes tothe Lion dOr—capital house,good table dhote, excellentwine, moderate charges. Thesecond commissioner tries theSilver Lion—tolerable house,bed, dinner, bill, and so forth.But fancy commissioner No. _3—the poor fag, doubtless,and boots of the party. He has to go to the Lion Noir.

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He knows he is to have a bad dinner; he eats it uncomplainingly. 1 1 482 THA CKERA YANA. He is to have bad wine; he swallows it, grinding his wretchedteeth, and aware that he will be unwell in consequence. Heknows that he is to have a dirty bed, and what he is to expectthere. He pops out the candle. He sinks into those dingysheets. He delivers over his body to the nightly tormentors, hepays an exorbitant bill, and he writes down, Lion Noir, bad,dirty, dear. 1 Spoorweg.—Vast green flats, speckled by spotted cows, andbound by a grey frontier of windmills ; shining canals stretchingthrough the green ; odours like those exhaled fromthe Thames in the dog-days, and a fine pervadingsmell of cheese; little trim houses, with tall roofs,and great windows of many panes; gazebos orsummer-houses, hanging over pea-green canals;kind-looking, dumpling-faced farmers women,with laced caps and golden frontlets and earrings;about the houses and towns which we pass a greatair of comfort and neatness; a

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Date: 2014-07-28 23:16:30

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