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An illustrated Brighton travel guide Circa 1834

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14              RECOLLECTIONS OF
storms made me sad, whilst my heart was raised in thankfulness to Him who had cast my lot in scenes less fraught with peril."
Mr. Ashton would have told his little boys, that under the protecting providence of God we are alike safe, whether on sea or land; but he was interrupted by the rough voice of a sailor who stood by them, and seemed to forget, while listening to the gentleman's narration, that he was in any other company than his own.
" Ah ! sure enough, they have rea­son to be thankful to the end of their days who got safe ashore. Yes, it was in that very storm my poor Will was lost, and Mary and the babies left to struggle as they could : but they shall
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