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Shocking Trousers

Quick Quotes 1.  The following is taken from Max O’Rell’s Jonathan and his Continent (1889): In America, gentlemen’s dress is plain, even severe : a high hat, black coat, dark trousers, fancy cloth is little used, even in travelling. I … Continue reading

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Travel Journals

Travel journals offer us a window into the past. They free us from the interpretations and opinions of modern historians and offer us eye-witness accounts, from the perspective of a visitor to a foreign land. The big events in history … Continue reading

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