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An illustrated Brighton travel guide Circa 1834

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40                 THE PAVILION.
royalty; so I shall pass on to the king's bed-room, where there appeared something more like quiet retired com­fort. Every thing in it was, as you will suppose, well arranged. The dressing-room adjoining it leads into a delightful bath, into which hot and cold water are conducted at pleasure. And now, perhaps, it may amuse you to hear something of the Chinese gal­lery ; though I fear I can hardly give you an idea of its gorgeous splendour. It is divided into five compartments, the central one is illuminated by a dome of tinted glass, and decorated with a representation of the God of Thunder, surrounded with his appro­priate emblems, as described in the Chinese mythology. Corresponding ornaments adorn the adjoining com-
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