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An illustrated Brighton travel guide Circa 1834

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Mrs. Ashton told Edward it was wise to endeavour to be contented with our situation, whatever it may be, and not to spoil our enjoyment of the pleasures within our reach, by wishing for those which we can­not attain; but, she added, we must not forget the obligations we are under to those adventurous spirits, who delight to brave dangers in search of what is new and curious; while we, who remain quietly at home, reap the fruits of their labours and experience.
Lewis thought there must be quite as much pleasure in travelling as would compensate for the danger and toil : " So, Edward," he said, " when I am a man and a traveller, I will send you home specimens of birds,
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