I had almost forgotten to tell you that I have already been to the Parliament House; and yet this is of most importance. For, had I seen nothing else in England but this, I should have thought my journey thither…
The joining of the whole congregation in prayer has something exceedingly solemn and affecting in it.
In the streets through which we passed, I must own the houses in general struck me as if they were… (read more)
As I passed along the side walls of Westminster Abbey, I hardly saw any thing but marble monuments of great… (read more)
My landlady, who is only a tailor's widow, reads her Milton; and tells me, that her late husband first fell… (read more)
The short English miles are delightful for walking. You are always pleased to find, every now and then, in how… (read more)
In London, before I set out, I had paid one shilling; another was now demanded, so that upon the whole,… (read more)
These funerals always appear to me the more indecent in a populous city, from the total indifference of the beholders,… (read more)