Highways and Byways in Sussex - online book

An illustrated appreciation, of the most interesting districts in Sussex.

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"in the movement," as a contemporary of the "Queen of Watering Places," she would cut a poor figure. But it is amusing to think of the old address of a visitor to Brighton, "at Brighthelmstone, near Lewes," and to read the county paper, The Sussex Weekly Advertiser; or, Lewes Journal, of a century ago, with its columns of Lewes news and paragraphs
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of Brighton correspondence. Lewes will cease to have charm the moment she modernises. In the words of the author of Idlehurst, as he looked down on the huddling little settlement from the Cliffe Hill: " Let us keep a country town or two as preserves for clean atmospheres of body and soul, for the almost lost secret of sitting still. ... I find myself tangled in
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