[From A Poetical Guide to the Isle of Mann, 1832]

APPENDIX.

DISTANCES AND FARES.

In poesy 'tis fair to take a flight
Withouten rule or compass through the air;
To travel without bounds, beyond all care,
Not more by day than in the darkest night.
But grave realities of flesh and blood
Are matters of more genuine weight and gross;
Plain ev'ry day affairs of mere plain prose,
Roads, money, vehicles, horse-flesh and wood.
The distances of such material travel
The Table No. 1 will all unravel.
The Table No. 2 in prose will spew
The price per mile each vehicle will go

TABLE No. 1.

Miles.
From Douglas to Ballasalla ..... .. 8
From Castletown to Ballasalla .... 2 10 to Castletown
From Castletown to Port le Marie.. 4
From Castletown to St. John's .... . 9 12 to Peele
From St. John's to Peele ......... 3
From Douglas to St. John's ........ 8½
From Peele by the shore road to Kirk Michael ................ 7
From St. John's to Kirk Michael.. 7
From Kirk Michael Village to Bishop's Court .................. 1
From Bishop's Court to Ballaugh .. 1
From Ballaugh to Ramsey........ 7
From Douglas to Laxey ... ... . . 8 . 16 to Ramsey
From Laxey to Ramsey ........ . .8

TABLE No. 2.

STEAM FARES FOR THE CABIN, INCLUDING PROVISIONS

from Isle of Mann to Liverpool...... 10s.
........ Ditto.......... to Greenock ...... 20s.

NO CHARGE BY STEWARDS.

FARES IN THE STEERAGE, WITHOUT PROVISIONS

From Isle of Mann to Liverpool...... 5s.
............. Ditto........ Greenock...... 10s.

CHILDREN UNDER AGE, HALF-PRICE.

s. d.

A Coach or Chaise .............. 2 2 0
A Gig........................ 1 1 0
A Horse .......,.............. 2 0 0
Dogs per Couple ................ 0 5 0


FARES OF LAND CONVEYANCE.

s. d.
Single Horse from Douglas to Castletown.. 5 0
Ditto.................... to Ramsey .... 7 0
Ditto.................... to Kirk Michael 5 0
Ditto ................... to Porterin, or Port le Marie 7 0
Post Chaise from Douglas to Castletown, or Peele ...... 10 0
Ditto ................... to Ramsey ....15 0
Ditto ................... to Kirk Michael 10 0
Ditto ................... to Port le Marie, or Porterin 15 0
Barouche to be agreed for according to the number of passengers.

FINIS.


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