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ST. C. C.ContentsCHAP. IIntroducing these Digressions. Point of Departure. Edinburgh Street Scenes. Flying Impressions from theTrain to LONDON.Street Scenes there -- The Park and Regent Street. The People in the Streets. Our Royalties gone, and Loyalty-- going. Piccadilly Circus by Night, and Mount Street. pp. 1-8CHAP. IILondon to Tilbury, and the Platform at Victoria Station. The Embarkation on a P. & O. A Bugle Call. Theluxury of being at sea. The Bay, and "Spun Yarns" on to 9-18CHAP. IIIOrpheus and the Argo and the Sirens in heavy weather. Down the Portugese Coast. High Art in theEngine-Room. Our People going East. A Blustery Day, and the Straits of Gibraltar. Gib and Spain, and "PoorBarbara." 19-26CHAP. IVA Blue Day at Sea, and Castles in Spain. A Fire Alarm, and A Dummy Dinner. The Beautiful French Lady.Marseilles and the Crowd on the Wharf.
, and Réjane, and Cyrano, etc., and the head of aSerang for a tail-piece. 27-34CHAP. VAbout the Crowd on Board, and the discomfort of a voyage first class -- British types -- Reflections on theDeck and on the Sea -- of Sky, and People, and of things in general. A P. & O. yarn, Old Junk, or Chestnut.Respectability and Art. It gets warm -- The Punkah Infliction. Egypt in Sight, and the Nile Water.Port Said and its Inhabitants -- Jock Furgusson and Ors. Corsica, Sardinia, Lipari Islands, Stromboli, Crete,and The Acts of the Apostles. 35-45CHAP. VIThe saddest thing in Egypt -- Dancing in the Canal, and the Search-light on the Desert -- The fizzling hot blueRed Sea, and digressions about rose-red Italian wine, & Ulysses, and Callum Bhouie, and Uisquebaugh. 46-53CHAP. VIIIs still about the Red Sea -- "The Barren Rocks of Aden," and small talk about small events on board -- afancy dress dance, and sports, and so on to BOMBAY. 54-62CHAP. VIII
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