It was in a crowded, shady side of town, the type of place he'd go to hunt down dinner, if he wasn't a kept vamp.
The main part of the town, on the right bank, is surrounded by shady promenades, the Ringstrasse and the quay.
The steep, narrow streets of the old town contrast with the wide, shady boulevards which encircle it and divide it from the suburbs.
They are solitary, nocturnal, shy and inoffensive, chiefly frequenting the depths of shady forests and the neighbourhood of water, to which they frequently resort for the purpose of bathing, and in which they often take refuge when pursued.
They bloom in spring, and prefer a shady situation and a peaty soil.