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An illustrated Brighton travel guide Circa 1834

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the south, is surrounded by a broad ditch.
Having; reached the summit of the mount, the lovely and extensive pros­pect which opened to the view, was an ample compensation for the fatigue of ascending. The undulating ver­dant downs, the boundless ocean, and the distant view of hill, and dale, and wood, altogether formed a prospect more picturesque and beautiful than the children had ever beheld.
The day was clear; and papa's telescope was in great request.
Mr. Ashton pointed out the roman­tic view of the extensive weald of Sussex, and parts of Hampshire, Surrey, and Kent adjoining.
At last, when the scenery, far and near, had been admired again and
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