Holidays At Brighton - online book

An illustrated Brighton travel guide Circa 1834

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2                          THE SEA.
of the great bell calling us to les­sons."
" No, I do not," cried Edward, starting up as though the great bell had really roused him from his slum­bers : "we are in Brighton at last; in Brighton, where the king and queen live, and where there are so many grand things to be seen: but what I want to see more than all is the deep wide sea. It was so dark when we came here last night, that what papa told me was the sea look­ed only, as we rode along, like a line of black clouds."
" Come to the window, then," said Lewis, " and you will see that it looks bright and blue this morning. How the waves sparkle in the sun­beams ! Those vessels in the dis-
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