Beschreibung des Verlags

The shops were closed at early candle-light; the fashionable inhabitants had retired into the country, or into the second-story-back, of their princely residences, and even an air of tender gloom settled upon the Common. The streets were almost empty, and one passed into the burnt district, where the scarred ruins and the uplifting piles of new brick and stone spread abroad under the flooding light of a full moon like another Pompeii, without any increase in his feeling of tranquil seclusion. Even the news-offices had put up their shutters, and a confiding stranger could nowhere buy a guide-book to help his wandering feet about the reposeful city, or to show him how to get out of it.

GENRE
Belletristik und Literatur
ERSCHIENEN
1899
31. Dezember
SPRACHE
EN
Englisch
UMFANG
4,149
Seiten
VERLAG
Public Domain
GRÖSSE
2.7
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