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NARRATIVE

OF AN EXCURSION TO THE

MOUNTAINS OF PIEMONT,

IN THE YEAR MDCCCXXIII.

AND

RESEARCHES AMONG THE

VAUDOIS, OR WALDENSES,

PROTESTANT INHABITANTS OF THE COTTIAN ALPS;

WITH MAPS,
And an Appendir,

CONTAINING COPIES OF ANCIENT MANUSCRIPTS, AND OTHER INTERESTING
DOCUMENTS, IN ILLUSTRATION OF THE HISTORY AND MANNERS

OF THAT EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE.

BY

WILLIAM STEPHEN GILLY, M.A.

RECTOR OF NORTH FAMBRIDGE, ESSEX.

“ Qui non palazzi, non teatro, o loggia,

Ma 'n lor vece un' abete, un faggio, un pino
Tra l'erba verde e' I bel monte vicino

*
Levan di terra al Ciel nostr' intelletto."

Petrarch, Son. 10.

SECOND EDITION,

WITH CONSIDERABLE ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR C. AND J. RIVINGTON,

ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD,
AND WATERLOO-PLACE, PALL-MALL.

MDCCCXXV.

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