National Geographic : 1932 Apr
SAXON ENGLAND -J The West Gate of Winchester will wel come you to this greatest city of Saxon England. At St. Cross Hospital charity still is given in the form of ahornofbeeranda piece of bread . . . Bournemouth is a fashionable resort, ideal from which to begin explorations of the thousand-year old New Forest. Ivy twined Beaulieu Ab bey was built by King John. Wimborne Minster's chained li brary harks back to the days when books were few and men spoke with swords. Salisbury's spire rides high in the heavens . . . The incredibly ancient druidic re mains at Stonehenge sit on the edge of civilization . . . Ed ward the Martyr was murdered by order of his stepmother in slumbering old Corfe Castle. In Dorset we find the true home of Thomas Hardy. Write for information . . . C. Rayner-Smith, General Agent, 500 Fifth Avenue, N. Y. E WESTERN AND RAILWAYS OF ENGLAND " AHAT IS IT YOU SEE IN THE FIRE, WILL, that takes your thoughts so far from me? " said Ann Hathaway (we will suppose) as she sat with her lover in the corner in the cottage at Stratford. And Shakespeare, with his heart full of love but his head full of imagery, found it easier to kiss his sweetheart than reply to her question. Will you not come to Stratford and let Shakespeare the lover make Shakespeare the poet more real? Here at Stratford-on-Avon is the very cottage, here the very fireplace and here the very ingle-nook where they sat together. You'll understand Hamlet better and the Sonnets better if you go and sit where he sat and see about you what he saw. Come to Strat ford-on-Avon and stay at the Welcombe Hotel. Travel from Euston Station, London. LMS LONDON MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY OF GREAT BRITAIN Illustratedpamphletsfrom T.R. Dester, Vice-President - Passenger Traffic, (Dept.A-3o), L M S Corporation, 200 Fifth Avenue, New York City, or from any L M S Ticket Agent "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."