The Nice Thing About Strangers

Creative Non-Fiction Short Stories. :) Travel, Oldsters, Love, and Compassion.

This Seeing of the World

On a small trip. Photos and tales to come next week. 🙂 Enjoy a tiny slice of Henry James in the meantime. -Paige

The Nice Thing About Strangers

But he went on to reflect that he had done very wisely to pull up stakes and come abroad; this seeing of the world was a very interesting thing. He had learned a great deal; he couldn’t say just what, but he had it there under his hatband.  He had done what he wanted, he had seen the great things, and he had given his mind a chance to “improve” if it would. He cheerfully believed it had improved. Yes, this seeing of the world was very pleasant, and he would willingly do a little more of it.

–Henry James. The American.

Prague, Charles bridge, Praha Lovely Prague.

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2 comments on “This Seeing of the World

  1. michaelwatsonvt
    November 7, 2015

    Me, too.

  2. Beauty Along the Road
    November 8, 2015

    That’s the kind of company I like to keep myself…:-)

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