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Ionia Land of Wise Men and Fair Women (Utopian Literature Series)

Craig, Alex

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ISBN 10: 0405035209 / ISBN 13: 9780405035203
Published by Ayer Co Pub 1971-06-01, 1971
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Title: Ionia Land of Wise Men and Fair Women (...

Publisher: Ayer Co Pub 1971-06-01

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898. Excerpt: ... had just been scrubbed with soap and water. A continuous green lawn surrounded the houses, extending as far to right and left as I could see, with noble shade trees growing at intervals. Looking across the lake I could see a line of similar villas on the south shore, with others back of them on the lower slopes of the hills, and the transparency of the atmosphere was so perfect that I could distinguish the colors of the dresses of some people moving about amongst them at a distance of not less than two miles. CHAPTER V. AMONGST NEW FRIENDS. When the family were assembled at the breakfast table, I expressed my admiration of their magnificent city and its glorious situation, but remarked that I could see nothing but public buildings, and that I could not understand where the people lived. "That is very easily explained," said my hostess, "for most of the dwelling houses are on the other side of the river, and a majority of the public buildings and all the larger stores are on this side." "And what is that splendid line of buildings fronting the lake between us and the bridge?". "Those are the university buildings." IJH I "Oh, the university! Magnificent! It mustue an cation merely to have such beautiful structures before one's eyes every day. And they are very extensive, too. Do the young people of the whole country come to Iolkos to finish their education?" "By no means; every district has its university,--there are five of them altogether, and the others are not far behind the university of Iolkos either in extent, beauty of architecture or excellence of instruction." "Then I trust the youth of Ionia appreciate their unrivaled advantages. Would it be permitted to a stranger, like myself, to inspect these palatial halls? I mean the interior as well as the ...

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