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A Literary & Historical travel guide to the Sussex Coast

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OME watering-places (which are outside Sussex) might be described in words attributed to President Lincoln : " For those who like this sort of thing, this is the sort of thing they like." This could hardly be said of Brighton, her attractions are so great and so varied that she has justly been called the Queen of Watering Places, and this is not disputed by more than about a dozen of those who would like to be deemed her rivals. But in very truth Brighton has no rivals, for the same reason that London has -none. There is but one Metropolis, and it has but one suburb on the sea. No place is more loved by its own people, indeed the writer listening to his fellow-Brightonians talk has frequently felt they were in much the same peril as in the Prophet *s opinion were the citizens of Damascus, when Mohammed is said to have refused to abide among
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