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Title: Miss Caprice Author: St.
George Rathborne Release Date: June 3, 2005 [EBook #15979] Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK MISS CAPRICE *** Produced by Marilynda Fraser-Cunliffe, Mary Meehan, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team MISS CAPRICE By ST.
GEORGE RATHBORNE Author of -Dr.
Jack,- -Dr.
Jacks Wife,- -Captain Tom,- -Baron Sam,- -Miss Pauline of New York,- etc. 1893 CHAPTER I. -COWARD!- A little party of tourists might be seen one lovely day in January, on the hill back of the city of Valetta, on that gem of Mediterranean islands, Great Britain’s Malta. The air is as clear as a bell, and the scene is certainly one to charm the senses, with the blue Mediterranean, dotted with sails, a hazy line far, far away that may be the coast of Africa, the double harbor below, one known as Quarantine, where general trade is done, the other, Great Harbor, being devoted to government vessels. Quaint indeed is the appearance of the Maltese city that rests mostly upon the side of the hill under the fortifications, a second Quebec as it were. The streets are, some of them, very steep, the houses, built of limestone, generally three stories in height, with a flat roof that Tue Apr 04 19:16:51 2017 2 answers the same purpose as the Spanish or Mexican _azotea_. Valetta has three city gates, one the Porta Reale, through which our little tourist group came to reach their present position, leads to the country; the Porta Marsamuscetto to the general harbor where lie craft of all nations, while the government harbor is reached by means of the Marina gate. Thus they hold to...





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