Exterior of World's Fair.
(From the Inter Ocean, Nov. 12, 1893.)
What particular feature of the World's Fair made the strongest impression on me? Why, the overwhelming grandeur of its exterior. When I gazed at the lagoons, the vistas, the courts, the temples of industry, the palaces of art, of science and of learning, covering the earth as far as the eye could see, all rearing their heads toward heaven; when I beheld the wonders of architecture smiling in the sun, and the flags of all nations floating on the breeze and speaking the language of peace, I had neither speech nor thought. It was an intoxication, an enchantment, a delight. The soul wanted nothing more. I feel its magic spell now, and marvel at the possibilities of human achievement.