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The New Mirror for Travellers, And Guide to the Springs

By Paulding, James Kirke

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Title: The New Mirror for Travellers, And Guide to the Springs  
Author: Paulding, James Kirke
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
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Paulding, J. K. (n.d.). The New Mirror for Travellers, And Guide to the Springs. Retrieved from http://www.worldebooklibrary.com/


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PREFACE: Ever since the invention of steam engines, steam boats, steam carriages, Liverpool packets, rail roads, and other delightful facilities for travelling, the march of the human body has kept pace with the march of the human mind, so that it is now a moot point which gets on the faster. If the body moves at the rate of fifteen miles an hour, the mind advances in an equal pace, and...

Table of Contents
· PREFACE. · THE NEW MIRROR FOR TRAVELLERS, &c. · THEATRICAL, DESCRIPTIVE, PHILOSOPHICAL, &C. · PASSAGE UP THE HUDSON. · SING SING. · POINT NO POINT. · STONY POINT. · WEST POINT. · NEW CORNWALL, AND NEW WINDSOR. · KAATSKILL. · HUDSON. · ALBANY. · MORAL. · BALLSTON. · CHAPTER I. · CHAPTER II. OF DRINKING THE WATERS. · CHAPTER III. OF EATING. · CHAPTER IV. OF FASHIONABLE TOURNURE, AND THE BEHAVIOUR BECOMING IN THE YOUNG LADIES AT THE SPRINGS. · CHAPTER V. ON THE BEHAVIOUR PROPER FOR MARRIED LADIES AT THE SPRINGS. · CHAPTER VI. OF MARRIED MEN, AND THE BEHAVIOUR PROPER FOR THEM AT THE SPRINGS. · CHAPTER VII. OF THE EXQUISITES, AND THE WHOLE DUTY OF MAN AT THE SPRINGS. · CHAPTER VIII. OF THE BEHAVIOUR PROPER FOR ELDERLY SINGLE GENTLEMEN AT THE SPRINGS. · CHAPTER IX. OF MATRIMONY, AND THE BEST MODE OF INSURING HAPPINESS IN THE STATE, BY A DISCREET CHOICE OF A HELPMATE. · CHAPTER X. OF THE BEST MODES OF KILLING THE GRAND ENEMY OF THE FASHIONABLE HUMAN RACE, WHO HAVE NOTHING TO DO IN THIS WORLD—BUT BE HAPPY.

 

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