Here are the commercial inns, the post-office, the furniture-dealers, the ironmongers, and all the heavy and homely establishments that connect themselves even with the airiest modes of human life; while upward from the river, by a long and gentle ascent, rises the principal street, which is very bright and cheerful in its physiognomy, and adorned with shop-fronts almost as splendid as those of London, though on a diminutive scale.
The plant is of no particular interest to the cultivator, the outline being ungainly, while the pale blue flowers are both dull and uninteresting.
"Colorless it must be--flavorless--without smell--indetectible.
The air was filled with happy shouts from men and boys, so glad were they that Sunday, their only day of rest, was near.
It was built by Inigo Jones, and, never handsome, was altogether spoiled by tasteless alterations in the last century.