Ez gives it the thumbs up at Seven Mile Beach.
There was a quote in the Engels biography that Ezra and I enjoyed very much. It concerned Engels' only vist to the Unioted States (he liked it), and more particularly, New York. For him, the big apple was
a town worthy to be inhabited by the most vile-looking crowd in the world, they all look like discharged croupiers from Monte Carlo.
"[D]ischarged croupiers from Monte Carlo"?