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An illustrated Brighton travel guide Circa 1834

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44                   KEMP-TOWN.
view of the Channel. The fronts of the houses are adorned with Corin­thian columns and entablatures, and surmounted with balustrades; and before them is spread a fine lawn, enclosed with cast-iron railings. Many of the houses, however, were uninhabited, which made Edward and Lewis think the place had an air of desolation.
" Perhaps," said Mrs. Ashton, as they turned to go homewards, " you may like Kemp-Town better should you live to see it some years hence. Suppose now we return over the Downs, in order to vary our walk."
The boys joyfully assented, and the party soon found themselves above the dusty road, and out of the immediate neighbourhood of houses.
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