When she came down, looking like a pretty Quakeress in her dovecolored suit and straw bonnet tied with white, they all gathered about her to say goodby, as tenderly as if she had been going to make the grand tour
At the outset, on his leaving Paris, his curiosity had not been intense; passive entertainment, in the Champs Elysees and at the theatres, seemed about as much as he need expect of himself, and although, as he had said to Tristram, he wanted to see the mysterious, satisfying BEST, he had not the Grand Tour
in the least on his conscience, and was not given to cross-questioning the amusement of the hour.
To put it more soberly, the schoolboy had something of the stolid air of a young duke doing the grand tour
, while his elderly relative was reduced to the position of a courier, who nevertheless had to pay for everything like a patron.
Miss Volumnia rising with a look candlestick-wards, Sir Leicester politely performs the grand tour
of the drawing-room, brings one, and lights it at my Lady's shaded lamp.
Servants ought to be made to dress like servants, as they do abroad; then we should have no more trouble," observed Miss Perkins, who had just made the grand tour
, and had brought home a French maid.
Perhaps a sea voyage, some Rthe late 18th or early 19th century when Lot 1624 was new - and fortunate enough to have enjoyed the benefits of a private income, of course - I could have taken the Grand Tour
Switzerland Tourism Organisation launched The Grand Tour
of Switzerland last month, a 1,600-km-long journey that takes travellers through four language regions, five Alpine passes and 11 Unesco World Heritage Sites.
Cecil was swimming against the tide: during the 17th century, an English and Scottish elite began to send their young men abroad in ever-greater numbers, giving rise to what would become known as the Grand Tour
New supporters of the Grand Tour
include the Catalan Diabetes Association, Continua Health Alliance, Diabetes Croatia, Diabetes Germany, the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN), Medtech Alliance, The King s Fund and TicSalut Foundation, among others.
The historiography of the Grand Tour
is well established as is the influence of these travels on English, if not British, architectural and artistic tastes.
Designed by Carlo Dal Bianco for Rapsel, the Grand Tour
bath tub is fabricated in natural acrylic resin.
Mark Twain took his own version of the Grand Tour
and sent dispatches back to a San Francisco newspaper.