There he was again! Jones suggested that perhaps it was a government official, who took them for liberty, equality, and fraternity.
No sooner did they take their places at the Table d'Hote to dine, than Brown fell back in his chair. There could be no doubt about it--he was better dressed than before--but it was the same man! He must be a spy!
Jones at the opera abroad.
How unlike Jones at the opera at home.
[VIENNA TO PRAGUE.]
"Just ten minutes to dress, breakfast, and get to the train."
"The head, neck, legs, and part of the body have been repaired--all the rest is the real horse." --_From speech of the young woman who showed the animal._
A "KNEIPE" AT PRAGUE.
Robinson is so confused with rapid travelling, that he addresses a waiter in three languages at once. "Kellner!-- Mittags-essen pour trois-- Presto presto-- and-- waiter!-- Soda water-- col cognac-- geschwind!"
TABLE D'HOTE, PRAGUE.
[PRAGUE TO COLOGNE.]
"Passports!" --"That's the sixth time we have been woke up," groaned Robinson.
Brown _loq._ --I have left my bag behind!
Here is the bag.
How Brown was seated between two soldiers, and how they would examine each other's swords, and how those fearful weapons were flashing about, often within an inch of B.'S nose: and how (being of a mild and peaceful disposition), B. was kept thereby in a constant state of uneasiness.
Eye of the government; as kept upon the travellers, during their stay in the Austrian dominions. --_Drawn from the haunted imagination of Brown._
THEIR LAST REPAST IN FOREIGN PARTS.
Time and train wait for no man.
ARTICLES PURCHASED BY ROBINSON.
1. Eau de Cologne. 2. Pipe; (never smoked.) 3. Hat; (never worn, and found decidedly in the way.) 4. Cigars; (stopped at Custom House.) 5. Tauchnitz editions; (also seized.) 6. Cornet a pistons; (bought in Germany with the intention of learning to play upon it some day.) 7. Gloves; (purchased at Venice, a great bargain, and found utterly worthless.)