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and die ’ was an adage before Kew York became so beautiful, but should be changed to ‘See New York nnd live.’ ” As Colley Grattan saw the town, it “ looked half Dutch, half French, something between Paris and Rotterdam.” In the quieter streets, M. Ampere fancied that he “ found once more the ancient little Hollandisb city as calm, as phlegmatic, as the American city is active and ardent.” The Marquis of Lome saw it as “an odd mixture of all sorts of European towns, but unlike any one of them.” Anthony Trollope wrote that “ no other American city is so intensely American as New York.”—From “ Cities of the World.”

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 643, 23 May 1882

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