day ought to have thirty-six working hours.
Were I an artist, instead of describing my voyage from New York to Albany, I would draw you a panorama of the shores of the Hudson.
I know nothing except the banks of the Rhine to compare with those of this magnificent river.
The resemblance between them is striking; the sites, the nature of the rocks, the appearance of the towns and villages, the form of the Albany bridges, even the look of the inhabitants, of whom the greater number are of Dutch or German origin,—all are similar.
I stopped at West Point to make the acquaintance of Professor Bailey of the Military School there.
I already knew him by reputation.
He is the author of very detailed and interesting researches upon the microscopic animalcules of America.
I had a pamphlet to deliver to him from Ehrenberg, who has received from him a great deal of material for his large work on fossil Infusoria.
I spent three most delightful days with him, passed chiefly in examining