Illustrated Description Of Russia

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Shoeing a Bullock

Shoeing a Bullock
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There are large booths, like gipsies' huts magnified, which have no connection with the ragged representatives of that wandering race who swarm at the fair, but which contain quantities of most tempting fruit—huge piles of apricots, grapes, peaches, apples, and plums—of any of which one farthing will buy more than the purchaser ca n conveniently carry away with him. Besides these booths, there are heavy carts, with wicker-work sides, and ungreased, angular wheels, which make that incessant and discordant creaking familiar to those who have ever heard a Bengal bullock-hackery.

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Sears, Robert. An Illustrated Description of the Russian Empire. New York: Robert Sears, 1855