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An illustrated Brighton travel guide Circa 1834

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THE PAVILION.                  37
tuated, and proceeded at once to a magnificent apartment, called the banquetting-room. I dare say you have not forgotten the farm-house at
L------, where I told you I used to
live before I knew your papa; and, when you recollect the plain old-fashioned, but comfortable rooms I had always been accustomed to there, you will not be surprised to hear, that my eyes were completely dazzled by the many splendid objects that here met their gaze. I could not tell which to examine first. Our con­ductor pointed out to us all that was worthy of remark, and then directed our attention to the dome above our heads. It is thirty feet in diameter, and eighty-five in height; the walls of the room rising twenty feet, are
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