¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The boilers are too small for the engine, so that without sails she is not so fast as the Ville de Paris and other steamships- Keeping us eleven days instead of ten. Highest days run 310 miles-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The most charming country which we have visited is Switzerland with its splendid Hotels, thrifty people, grandeur of snowcapped scenery, and highland lakes- The most active and commercial people are the English. The hansomest men are the Italians. The hansomest women are the Austrian and Dutch- The most agreable [sic] people are the Germans, and the most disagreable [sic] are the English.
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 The hansomest carriages are in Vienna. The greatest amount of driving in Italy. The largest Horses are in Flanders and Liverpool- Dogs and Cows work the most in Germany. Donkeys work the most in Italy. The hansomest city architecture is in Vienna.
¶ 6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 Money is very easily obtained (on a “letter of credit”) in any city of Europe, simply for the asking, without any annoyance of identification. In every first class Hotel, in every country, will be found waiters who speak English and who are at once detailed to serve those who speak no other language-
¶ 7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 There are more Americans travelling than all other foreigners combined. They buy the most expensive goods and fine arts that are being made, whereas the British or European nobles do not buy anything that cannot show a clear “pedigree” two or more hundreds of years old-