Recollections of a Happy Life, Vol. 2 of 2: Being the Autobiography of Marianne North (Classic Reprint)

Recollections of a Happy Life Vol of Being the Autobiography of Marianne North Classic Reprint Excerpt from Recollections of a Happy Life Vol of Being the Autobiography of Marianne NorthIt became quite dark and the paintings were blown all about the garden in every direction There was a g

  • Title: Recollections of a Happy Life, Vol. 2 of 2: Being the Autobiography of Marianne North (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Marianne North
  • ISBN: 9781528076418
  • Page: 258
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Excerpt from Recollections of a Happy Life, Vol 2 of 2 Being the Autobiography of Marianne NorthIt became quite dark, and the paintings were blown all about the garden in every direction There was a grand scramble to gather them together, and to get everything safely inside the house before the rain came, which soon followed in torrents.I went on to Amritsar, where theExcerpt from Recollections of a Happy Life, Vol 2 of 2 Being the Autobiography of Marianne NorthIt became quite dark, and the paintings were blown all about the garden in every direction There was a grand scramble to gather them together, and to get everything safely inside the house before the rain came, which soon followed in torrents.I went on to Amritsar, where the hotel was not bad At breakfast one of the officers told me he had been there some months, and never yet had had the curiosity to see the Golden Temple I went at once, having picked up a garry driver at the station, who talked some English It was a real gem, half white marble lace work, and half gilt copper, with rich dark hangings and carpets, built out in the middle of a clear lake, smooth as glass, in which every line was accurately re ected a long causeway of marble leading to it was always crowded with finely dressed people The lake was surrounded by trees and picturesque buildings The holy book of the Sikhs was kept in the temple, and no shoes were admitted all round the sacred tank I set to work at once on a sketch, and no one interfered with me the first day, but on the second they said, No orders give chair, and would not let me sit, even on my own, anywhere However, I had done most of my work, and did not care.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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