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groundwork) she addressed the letters now laid before the public. Little, however, need here be said of their rise and progress, as they are stated at large in the Introductory Letter. The favourable opinion of some of her literary friends, by whom they were read, induced her to decide on giving her letters to the public, though written for the amusement of a private circle; well knowing that such productions are more likely to interest the general reader, than similar works of a more studied description.

The Vicarage, Tavistock,

October 17. 1810.

CONTENTS

OF

THE FIRST VOLUME.

INTRODUCTORY LETTER.

Page
Allusion to the original Promise of undertaking

the Work. --Sources to be employed in its Pro-
gress. — Notes abroad and Corrections at home.

Plan for the Journey arranged. — Leave-
taking, and Hope fulfilled. Embarkation.
A Retrospect. — Home View of Things. –
The Thames; its Characteristics.

Thoughts
of the Writer on past and present Feelings on
the Outset of Travel. - How to observe. -
Rough Weather. Out at Sea.

Interesting
Anecdote of an English Vessel and all on board
in Distress. Old Sailors; their Kindness
and Good Humour. — Approach of Night.
A Squall and a Mist. The Comfort of a
Lighthouse. — Ostend.— Landing on a Foreign
Shore -- its Characteristics. - Housed for the
Night. — Nocturnal Comforts. Notes from
the first Impressions of a Sexagenarian

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