Charles Dudley Warner
Publisher: Cosimo Classics (November 1, 2005)
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we can't go away Halifax with no remarking that it's a urban of significant inner most advantage, and that its banks are sound. the looks of its paper funds isn't, even if, inviting.... I mockingly known as the stuff I bought "Confederate money"... -from Baddeck Legend has it that Alexander Graham Bell was once encouraged by way of this travelogue of a trip in the course of the Canadian Maritime provinces to set up his property there. it can be what this pleasant little publication is healthier remembered for, however it has even more to suggest it. initially showing in 5 installments within the Atlantic per month, from January via might 1874, this magazine of a visit via Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick is quick-witted and abruptly smart-alecky, jam-packed with observations at the romance of summer season trip on a steamboat, the intended plainness of Canadian girls, and the knowledge of a traveler's now not revealing that he is from the USA. American essayist and novelist CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER (1829-1900) served at the editorial staffs of the Hartford Press, the Hartford Courant, and Harpers journal. He used to be the 1st president of the nationwide Institute of Arts and Letters, and released a number of books, together with My summer time in a backyard (1870), My iciness at the Nile (1876), and a biography of Washington Irving (1881).