[LMB] The Assassins of Thasalon - Chapter 12

Markus Baur baur at chello.at
Sat Jul 31 21:13:54 BST 2021

Am 31.07.2021 um 21:11 schrieb WalterStuartBushell:
>> On Jul 31, 2021, at 10:24 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Thasalon proper is a walled city, and there's no horses inside the
>> walls - a really good idea, actually.
> Just from the point of sanitation. Cities that allowed horses were fulfilled with
> flies. Imagine NYC which had to be supplied with by horse carts. UGH!

and that is one of the main reasons why the automobile took off so rapidly



> Enough dubious and worse stuff on the streets already.
> Tana’s place had showers, I wonder if she had inside toilets.
> One reason the elite sent the wife and kids away to the shore or mountains.
> The Ansonia Hotel at 73 and Broadway had stables on the 17th floor. The Ansonia
> was home to Caruso, Babe Ruth and many famous musicians and generally rich
> people. I lived there for 20 years when it was much less grand, but a lot of my friends
> living mostly in gentle poverty were also there.
>   Blessed are the cheesemakers, for they lead the whey.—Allan Richardson

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