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MARK TWAIN'S WORKS.
THE CHOICE WORKS OF MARK TWAIN.
Revised and corrected throughout by the Author.
8vo. cloth extra, 7s. 6d. THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER.
By MARK TWAIN. With One Hundred Illustrations.
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CHATTO & WINDUS, PICCADILLY, W.
A TRAMP ABROAD
TOM SAWYER' AN IDLE EXCURSION' ETC.
A TRAMP ABROAD.
We located ourselves at the Jungfrau Hotel, one of those huge establishments which the needs of modern travel bave created in every attractive spot on the Continent. There was a great gathering at dinner, and as usual one heard all sorts of languages.
The table d'hôte was served by waitresses dressed in the quaint and comely costume of the Swiss peasants. This consists of a simple gros de laine, trimmed with ashes of roses, with overskirt of sacrebleu ventre saint gris, cut bias on the off side, with facings of petite polonaise and narrow insertions of pâté de foie gras backstitched to the mise-en-scène in the form of a jeu d'esprit. It gives to the wearer a singularly piquant and alluring aspect.
One of these waitresses, a woman of forty, had side whiskers reaching half way down her jaw. They were two fingers broad, dark in colour, pretty thick, and the hairs were an inch long.
One sees many POL. II.