. Besides, suppose that when you get to Liverpool, for some reason or other, your father should not be there. So they went back through the same passage way by which they had come. There were, however, two doors which led from it out upon the deck. When Rollo was about twelve years of age, he made a voyage to Europe under rather extraordinary circumstances.
George said nothing, but continued to lead the children along, the throng before and behind them being so dense that they could not see at all where they were going. Rollo proposed that he should count the sovereigns, and that Jennie might count the half sovereigns. These didactic little books were vehicles to teach morality to youngsters. He does not steer himself. Abbott was born at Hallowell, Maine to Jacob and Betsey Abbott.
Shown below are most all of the American editions of the different printings of the Rollo's Tour in Europe books. Montgomery Ward and Company was one of numerous nineteenth and early twentieth century department stores that published books with its own imprint. The pier where the steamer was lying was surrounded by other piers and docks, all crowded with boats and shipping. She found the kitten asleep on a sofa in the cabin. You can take Tiger with you, if you choose.
When he had finished his work he untied the cross rope, and then went up the cable hand over hand a he had come down. George and the children came down the stairs. There was a faint smile upon his countenance, but he did not speak a word. He was going to complain to his father. The next eight bells is at four o'clock, and that is dinner time. She accordingly took it up in her arms and carried it down stairs to the front entry, and put it down near the door. The first store was located on State Street in the Chicago Loop.
The mighty steamer, twice as long, and nearly four times as massive as the ship, surpasses the seas now, as it were, in magnitude and momentum, as well as in power. On the contrary, to one going to sea in vessels as small as those with which Columbus made the voyage when he discovered America, the loftiest billows would rise and swell, and toss their foaming crests far above his head, as he clung to the deck to gaze at them. Holiday was anxious about her husband's health, and she was uneasy too at being separated so long from her other two children,—Rollo and little Jane, especially little Jane,—whom she had learned to love as if she were really her daughter. The shores, too, present enchanting pictures of rich and romantic beauty. His sons, Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, Austin Abbott, both eminent lawyers, Lyman Abbott, and Edward Abbott, a clergyman, were also well-known authors.
So instead of shelves there were pockets made of canvas or duck, several together, one above another. In fact, he felt sure that, if he were to go to the table, he could not eat any thing. The vessel was rocking gently from the motion of the waves, and Jane had to put her hands out once or twice, first to one side and then to the other of the passage way, in order to steady herself as she passed along. One of the waiters of the house was standing by when she did this. It has already been explained that this window was formed of one small and very thick pane of glass, of an oval form, and set in an iron frame, which was attached by a hinge on one side, and made to be secured when it was shut by a strong screw and clamp on the other. In such cases, she goes bounding over the seas, away from her course, toward rocks, shoals, breakers, or any other dangers whatever which may lie in the way, without the least power or possibility of resistance.
There were two beds, or rather bed places, in each state room, one above the other. In a minute afterward, Rollo and Jane heard the sound repeated in precisely the same manner from another bell, that seemed to be far in the forward part of the ship. His parents have been traveling in Europe, hoping the vacation will improve the health of Mr. When they reached the top of the stairway, they descended by a few steps, and so came on board. It is the captain's business to navigate the ship across the ocean, but he has nothing to do with directing her when she is going in and out of the harbor. They fell into the water just in advance of the paddle wheel. They found themselves in a small room, no bigger than a large closet, but they saw at a glance that it was very beautifully finished and furnished.
Maria then sent the chambermaid to the dining saloon to bring a bowl of chicken broth to her. Just then a small and ragged boy held out his hand, and with a most woe-begone expression of countenance and a piteous tone of voice, begged Mr. It is true that there was a long swell upon the surface of the sea, which produced a continual, though gentle, rocking of the ship, that made many of the passengers sick and uncomfortable. It is better to consider what we think they would like, and bring it to them, without saying any thing about it beforehand. Jane finished the work of pouring out the milk as soon as possible, and then followed him. The kitten walked all about the room, examining every thing with great attention.