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From London to Land's End: And Two Letters from the Journey through England by a Gentleman

From London to Land's End: And Two Letters from the Journey through England by a Gentleman

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ISBN13: 9798686448797
Publisher: Independently Published
Published: Sep 16 2020
Pages: 118
Weight: 0.40
Height: 0.28 Width: 5.98 Depth: 9.02
Language: English
Sir, I find so much left to speak of, and so many things to say in every part of England, that my journey cannot be barren of intelligence which way soever I turn; no, though I were to oblige myself to say nothing of anything that had been spoken of before.I intended once to have gone due west this journey; but then I should have been obliged to crowd my observations so close (to bring Hampton Court, Windsor, Blenheim, Oxford, the Bath and Bristol all into one letter; all those remarkable places lying in a line, as it were, in one point of the compass) as to have made my letter too long, or my observations too light and superficial, as others have done before me.This letter will divide the weighty task, and consequently make it sit lighter on the memory, be pleasanter to the reader, and make my progress the more regular: I shall therefore take in Hampton Court and Windsor in this journey; the first at my setting out, and the last at my return, and the rest as their situation demands.

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