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English view of Washington and Mount Vernon. The "special correspondent" of the London Times thinks that the favorable impression which the Prince received in his three days visit to the National Capital would have been diminished in a direct ratio to his longer stay. The "marble palaces of the government" among the "shabby
badly set." Nothing is finished except these shabby, little, old houses, which ought to be immediately pulled down.
"When you have visited the Capitol and Mount Vernon, admired the Treasury, Patent and Post Offices, called at the White House, suffered under a bad hotel, and continually taken the Washington Monument for a ligh is a kind of mixture of a grand California barroom and a second-rate Paris cafe — an air of a rather well worn half-business place of entertainment, &c."
Mount Vernon, in all its gloomy forlornity, receives an ample description. "The most bigoted stranger," says the writer, with honorable feeling, "that ever trod within thes