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groundwork) she addressed the letters now laid before the public. Little, however, need here be said of their rise and progress, as they are stated at large in the Introductory Letter. The favourable opinion of some of her literary friends, by whom they were read, induced her to decide on giving her letters to the public, though written for the amusement of a private circle; well knowing that such productions are more likely to interest the general reader, than similar works of a more studied description.
The Vicarage, Tavistock,
October 17. 1810.
THE FIRST VOLUME.
the Work. --Sources to be employed in its Pro-
Plan for the Journey arranged. — Leave-
On the Road still. - Allusion to a former Journey
here. — Report concerning De Coster. – The
Road to Namur. · Approach to the Town. --
Arrival. Supper. Singular Cradle for a
Bottle of Wine. A Bell of all Bells. - Envia
rons of the Place. - Start in the Diligence for
Metz. · Belgian Verdure. — Rysdale's Land-
scapes. Little Travelling. — Road-side Wor-