The Cruise of the Steam Yacht North Star: A Narrative of the Excursion of Mr. Vanderbilt's Party to England, Russia, Denmark, France, Spain, Malta, Turkey, Madeira, Etc
Gould and Lincoln, 1854 - 336 Seiten
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Seite 314 - At ten o'clock of a rather cloudy morning, we were equipped in our travellingdresses, and mounted on very tolerable horses. I was more fortunate than the rest ; Mr. H., of the artillery, having insisted upon my riding one of his horses, a very beautiful animal, which had won the races at Seville not long previous. I gladly availed myself of his kind offer, I can assure you, and off we started, in great spirits. We soon reached the neutral ground, dividing Spain from Gibraltar, and it certainly looks...