We were twenty-five days travelling
to Pekin, through a country exceeding populous, but I think badly cultivated; the husbandry, the economy, and the way of living miserable, though they boast so much of the industry of the people: I say miserable, if compared with our own, but not so to these poor wretches, who know no other.
Leaving out the eternal travelling, the never-ending jumps from town to town and from city to city, he appeared on the stage once each night for seven nights in the week and for two afternoon performances in the week.
When travelling, days and nights he spent in the cage, which, however, was generous enough to allow him to stand at full height and to turn around without too uncomfortable squirming.
I have discovered none of these objections to a young lady travelling
in Europe by herself of which we heard so much before I left, and I don't expect I ever shall, for I certainly don't mean to look for them.
A SLANDER travelling
rapidly through the land upon its joyous mission was accosted by a Retraction and commanded to halt and be killed.