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RECOLLECTIONS

OF A

PEDESTRIAN.

VOL. I.

LONDON

PRINTED BY S. AND R. BENTLEY, DORSET-STREET.

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"Vous venez d'entendre mon 'coup d'essai," continua Scipion, "et e ne
doute pas que vous ne vous attendiez à une suite de faits de la même
nature: Je ne tromperai point votre attente. J'ai encore pareils exploits
à vous conter."-Gil Blas.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

LONDON:

SAUNDERS AND OTLEY,

BRITISH AND FOREIGN PUBLIC LIBRARY,

CONDUIT STREET, HANOVER SQUARE.

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v. 1

INTRODUCTION.

I HAD been making a little tour upon the Continent, and was returning home by way of French Flanders about the end of last Autumn.

I arrived towards evening at Cassel; a town situated upon a lofty hill in that immense plain, which extends itself through the whole of the modern department of the North. I was very much relieved when I at last extricated myself from the vile, hearse-like diligence, which had conveyed me thither from Lille, and was not sorry to find that I had escaped without a dislocation of limb or joint.

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