A Southerner in Europe Author : Clarence Hamilton Poe Publisher : Forgotten Books Total Pages : 144 Release : 2018-01-13 ISBN 10 : 0483043370 ISBN 13 : 9780483043374 Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL GET BOOK A Southerner in Europe Book Description: Excerpt from A Southerner in Europe: Being Fourteen Newspaper Letters of Foreign Travel Written With Especial Reference to Southern Conditions Here I am in New York, and to-day our ship will start to take me across the broad Atlantic morning, noon and night; morning, noon and night, and morning, noon and night again and again for eight days, possibly nine, with all the speed of throbbing and powerful engines, riding on the billows of an unfathomed sea, until the shores of old Scotland at last come into View. Going across the ocean is not a matter of much moment now: accidents by sea are probably few er in proportion to traffic involved than accidents by land, and the number of Southerners who go abroad is probably increasing three times as rap 'i'dly as the population. But with all the ease of ocean travel now, I wonder how many start across without some thought of those three little barks that set out across the misty and mysterious deep from.the little. Port of Palos in 1492? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.