... frequcnted but by sailors and, the lower class of men and women; the girls are generally dirty, painted and patched. ... Ships of large burthen cannot go up to Amsterdam without unloading; but they way here a#39;come close to the ... Little as the Dutch affect to admire literature, they one and all shew the house in which he was born, with a kind of ostentation. ... the surrounding meadows, render it quite rural, and make it delightful to those who admire such views in the midst of a city.
|Title||:||Modern and Authentic System of Universal Geography, Containing an Accurate and Entertaining Description of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America Being a Complete and Universal History and Description of the Whole World, as Divided Into Empires, Kingdoms, States, Republics, & C|
|Author||:||George Alexander Cooke|