chapter  XII
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IN the course of what I may without exaggeration

describe as an exceptionally busy lifetime it has

been my lot to travel extensively both in these islands

and also in various quarters of the globe. During

my travels I have had a wide experience of crowds of

various nationalities, and I have not the slightest

hesitation in awarding the palm to the English crowd

as being by far the best-mannered aggregation of

people in the entire universe.