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Church; Its tower; Architecture; Roman saints; The monastery ;
Its cloisters; Gateway, &c.; Leofric, Earl of Mercia ; His tyranny;
Lady Godiva ; The sacrifice ; Triumph; Repeal of taxes; Peeping
Tom; His curiosity; Tradition; The procession; Public ceremony
of robing Peeping Tom, &c. -
Coventry ; Reflections; Kenilworth Castle; Its warder ; The ruins ;
Queen Elizabeth's visit ; Earl of Leicester ; His countess ; Imprison.
ment; Escape; Developements; Departure of Queen Elizabeth;
Ancient chimney-piece ; Initials.
Guy's Cliff; Subterranean Passages; Chapel ; Statue of Sir Guy ; His
Entombment; Chapel in the Rock; Monk's Cells ; The Mansion ; Its
Furniture and Paintings; Warwick Castle, its magnificence; Hall of
Armour; Queen Anne's Bed-room ; Saloons; Furniture ; Paintings;
Tower; Stratford ; Shakspeare's House ; His Tomb; Ancient Church;
The Grand Organ; Impromptu; Churchyard; King's Head
Birmingham ; Tall Chimneys; Public Buildings; Factories ; Nelson's
Monument; Churches ; American Locornotives; English Prejudice ;
Amusing Chit-Chat; Astonishment of a Yorkshire Merchant. 65
Gloucester: its Canal-Basin, Shipping, Productions ; Ancient Cathedral;
Paintings; Impromptu; Hospitals ; Courtesy; Royal Exchange ;
Ancient Cathedral; Distinguished Persons ; Hot Well; Clifton;
Donkeys; Lady Coachmen; Stone Towers ; Basket Ride; Fatal Acci.
dent; Steamship Great Britain, &c., &c.
Bristol ; Donkeys not Taxed; The Reason ; Immense Railway House ;
Mr. 'J - --; Great Western Railway; Improvement; Width of
rails ; Splendid cars; City of Bath; Agricultural Show ; Nobility;
Appearance of Bath ; Splendid Mansions; The Crescent; Ancient
Abbey ; Its Monuments, Organ, &c.; Ladies' Shopping Coaches ;
Berkley Castle; Warder ; Old Ale; Court-yard; Walls ; Birming-
ham; Americans abroad; Boxmoor; Hampstead ; Suburbs of Lon.
don; Victoria Hotel, &c.
London ; Its Environs; Euston Square; Railway terminus ; Victoria
and Adelaide Hotels; Avenues to London; Noblemen and Citizens'
Country-seats; Hints to Tourists ; Streets; Their names and number;
Districts; Appearance of the Houses; West End; Business streets ;
Shipping; Their appearance ; Situation of London ; Its soil; Private
Lodgings; Police; Beggars; London at midnight; Its squares ;
Their appearance; American Minister; His influence at Court, and
distinguished honours by the Queen to his Lady; The Parks ; Hyde
Park; Its size, appearance, and accommodations, &c.
London ; Change of Residence ; Invitation to Buckingham Palace from
the Earl of Uxbridge ; Ramble through the Palace; Its magnificence;
Paintings; Concert Room ; Council, or throne Room; Queen Victoria ;
Surprise ; Introduction ; Courtesy; Duchess of Sutherland; North.
Eastern boundary; The Queen's Council; The Nomination; Rejection ;
Mr. Fox; Appointment of Lord Ashburton ; His instructions ; Treaty
concluded ; Tea Room; Invisible Music; Its Effects ; The Queen ;
The Ratification; The Happiness of the Queen and Prince Albert,
London ; Visit to Apsley House ; Absence of the Duke of Wellington ;
Letter; The Duke's Reply; Napoleon's Statue ; Ball and Shawl
Incident; Paintings; Visit to the Tower of London; Crown Jewels ;
Victoria's Crown; Horse Armory; The Axe; Instruments of Tor.
ture; Traitor's Gate; Dungeons; The Moat; Battery; Principal
Buildings; Prison of Sir Walter Raleigh ; Queen Anne Boleyn;
Lady Jane Grey ; Earl of Essex, &c.; Thames Tunnel : Its
Length, Breadth, Appearance; Illumination ; Arches; Side-Walks;
Hint to Tourists; Jane Shore's late residence ; The Edict; The
Polite Fishmonger of Lombard Street, &c., &c.
London ; St. James' Palacc; The Horse Guards; Admiralty; Trea-
sury; Downing Street; Banqueting House ; Westininster Abbey ;
Extensive prospect from the Towers; The Cloisters; Tombs ; Cha-
pels ; Westminster Hall; Its magnitude; Carlton House ; Marlbo-
rough House, the residence of the Queen Dowager ; National Gal.
lery; Its Paintings and Statuary; Haymarket Theatre; Italian
Opera House ; Its dimensions; The Royal box ; Rehearsal; Chit-
Chat; Politeness of its Manager; Waning of the Drama ; Somer-
set House ; Invitation from the Duke of Sutherland; Hint to the
London ; Mansion House; Court Scene; Lord Mayor of London ; His
Court Dress ; Courtesy; The Woolsack ; Baring, Brothers & Co.;
Bank of England; Its Governor ; The Fifty Dial Clock; Clerks;
Management, &c.; Invitation to the East India House ; Its mag-
nitude ; Governor; Museum and Sales-room ; Paintings; London
Custom House ; Long Room ; Directors; Number of Rooms; London
Monument; Its height; Prospect from its top; The Mint; Coinage,
The Late American Minister to Belgium; Invitation to visit Antwerp;
Departure for that ancient City by Steamer, in company with a
number of Distinguished Passengers; Pleasing Incidents on the
Route; The river Scheldt; Arrival at Antwerp; Hotel St. Antoine ;
Cheap fare; Lady Jocelyn; The celebrated Citadel of Antwerp;
Splendid Paintings, in the Cathedral and Churches, by Rubens,
Vandyck, and Teniers; The Bourse or Exchange ; A word of advice
to the Tourist about eating ; Cities within a short distance of Ant-
werp; The Belgians not a talkative people; Contrast with some of
the members of the American Congress; Something about the
Brussels; The City of Palaces; Gipsies; The Manneken; Incidents
in Napoleon's Career; Museums; Paintings, etc.
Palace of King Leopold ; Napoleon ; Duke of Wellington; Battle of
Waterloo; The Chateau Hougoumont; Jerome Bonaparte ; The
French Army and the Statue of the “ Belgian Lion;" Brussels; A
Cheap place of Residence; The Ladies ; Etiquette, &c. 109
Mansion of the late Madame Malibran; The Mansion of the late
Duchess of Richmond, in which was given the Ball to the Duke of
Wellington and his Officers, whence they were summoned to the
Battle of Waterloo; Palace of the Prince of Orange; The Museum;
The Hotel de Ville; Old Cathedral; King Leopold; Interview with
him; His remarks on the United States, etc.; The Town of Mecklin,
noted for its rich lace; City of Ghent; Railways, etc.
The Ancient City of Ghent; Interesting Incidents in its History; The
Hawthorn Hedge; Churches, Hotels, &c.; Wooden Shoes; City of
Bruges; The Churches of Notre-Dame and St. Sepulchre; The
Celebrated Tombs of Charles the Bold, and Margaret of Burgundy;
Convents; The Hall of Justice; Beautiful Painting in St. John's
Hospital; English Families Residing in Bruges; Cheap Living;
Ostend ; The Digue ; Museum and Cathedral ; The Casino; Flemish
Etiquette ; Priests, &c., &c.
City of Louvain; The Town Hall; St. Peter's Church ; Pleasant
Places of Resort ; Liege, the Birmingham of Belgium ; An exten.
sive Cannon Foundry ; The Belgian Army; The Village of Spa.
celebrated for its salubrious Springs; Brussels; Modern Writers
who have resided there; English Book-Store and Reading-Room;
Information relative to taking out Patents; Superb Carvings, &c.;
The Liquor drank in Belgium ; Shipping ; Steam Vessels ; Compli-
ment to American Ingenuity; Curiosity Shops ; The kind of Money
for Travelling Expenses ; English Church Service ; Concerts ; The
Theatre ; The Flemish Ladies; Trip to Paris, &c., &c.
From Brussels to Paris ; City of Valenciennes; The Country around;
The Peasantry, etc.; Middle and Lower Orders of the French; Hats
and Coats ; A French Veteran; Devotion of the Common People
for the Memory of Napoleon ; Beautiful Scenery on nearing the
French Capital; Arrival at the Faubourgs; Disrespect of the Sab-
bath ; Coach-yard of Lafitte and Co.; Hints to the Tourist in regard
to Hotels, etc., etc.
Paris ; Its Peculiarities ; Religion; Hotels ; Expenses ; Cabs; Hotel
des Invalides; Description of Napoleon's Coffin; Chapel Saint Jerome;
Invalid Veterans; Impromptu ; Notre Dame; Hotel Dieu; Corona-
tion Robes ; The Boulevards ; Palais du Louvre ; Paintings and
Tapestry ; Place Vendome; Triumphal Column; Theatre Français ;
Ladies Dress Circle ; The American Minister; Invitation to Ver.
sailles ; Mr. L- Secretary of Legation, &c., &c. · 137
Paris ; General Interesting Remarks for the Tourist ; Expense of Vi.
siting the European Capitals, &c.; French and English Atlantic
Steamers; Competition; Reduction of Fare; Police Spies; Auto.
graph of the Prefecture de Police; Its Importance ; Courtesy toward
Americans ; St. Cloud, Chateau, Grounds, Garde &c.; Napoleon's
Observatory; Steamer to Paris ; Party; High Houses; Inhabitants;
Omnibuses and Police; General Post Office; Gambling Saloons in
Palais Royal; Suicides, &c., &c. -
Paris; Its Walls; Fortifications by Louis Philippe ; Useless Expendi.
ture; Palace of the Tuileries ; Its Gardens; Place Du Carrousal;
The Egyptian Obelisk ; Place de la Concorde; Enchanting Prospect;
Chamber of Deputies; Champs Elysees; Champs de Mars; Trium.
phal Marble Arch, etc. etc. -
Palais Royal ; Its Attractions; Fashionable Resort for Ladies; Amuse-
ments; The Jardin des Plantes; Zoological Gardens; Hall Aux
Vins; Place de la Bastile ; Père la Chaise Cemetery ; Tombs of
Lafayette and Paul Jones, &c., &c.
Paris; Remarks Interesting to the Tourist; City of Versailles; Its
Avenues; King's Stables ; Railway; Cars; Unfortunate Casualty ;
Palace, or Castle of Versailles ; Its magnificent and extensive Gar.
dens; Basins and costly Fountains; Statuary; Paintings; The
Great and small Trianon, or Castles in Miniature; Parade of Troops ;
La Garde de Paris ; National Guard.
The Shops in Paris ; Small Stocks; Lady Brokers; Female Barbers ;
Shaving and Rocking Chairs unknown; Living in Paris; Expense ;
General Cass and Mr. Stevenson; Fashionable Mansions ; Furniture,
&c.; Theatres ; Opera ; Floating Baths; Laundresses; Fruit, Cake,
and Fish Women; Their Reverence of Napoleon ; Polytechnic
Scholars; Costume ; Public Hacks, Cabs, Horses, and Diligences,
Paris; Alexander at Versailles ; Sunday in Paris ; Dress of the Parisian
Ladies ; Rouge, False Hair and Jewelry Discarded ; Courtesy of the
Parisians; English Ladies in Paris, their Dress, etc. etc. 167
Paris; Bazaars ; Cafés; Their Splendour ; Resort of Ladies ; Games;
French and English Politeness ; Church Madeleine, Notre Dame and
St. Roche; Their Attractions, Architecture ; Mount Calvary in Mi.
niature; Impromptu, &c., &c.
Bridges in Paris; Ile du Palais ; Palais de Justice ; Police Office;
Equestrian Statue of Henry IV.; Amusements and Gaiety of the
French ; Streets in Paris ; Side Walks ; Lap Dogs; Bank of France ;
Hints on American Banking; Mint; Hotel de Ville ; Robespierre;
Chamber of Deputies ; Palace of its President; Paintings, Statuary;