Travels in Russia, Persia, Turkey, and Greece, in 1828-9

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1831
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Page 13 - visited all Europe, not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur ; not to form a scale of the curiosities of modern art; not to collect medals, or
Page 13 - ancient grandeur ; not to form a scale of the curiosities of modern art; not to collect medals, or to collate manuscripts: but to dive into the depth of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain; to take the
Page 13 - depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten ; to attend to the neglected; to visit the forsaken ; and to compare and collate the distresses of all men, in all countries. His plan is original; it is
Page 13 - to collate manuscripts: but to dive into the depth of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten ; to attend to the neglected; to visit the forsaken ; and to compare and collate the distresses of all men, in all countries. His plan is original; it is
Page 13 - it is full of genius as it is of humanity; it was a voyage of discovery,—a circumnavigation of charity.
Page 117 - These happy leaves are a nosegay plucked from the thornless garden of concord, and tied by the hands of the
Page 51 - are rather driven by the fear of evil than attracted by the prospect of good,
Page vii - neither fatigue the reader with remarks on places and antiquities, which have already been described at full length by former travellers ; nor shall I lead him stage by stage through the Provinces of the Rhine and Austria, but rather at once conduct him to the less frequented parts of my Tour.
Page 13 - collate the distresses of all men, in all countries. His plan is original; it is
Page 65 - he never said a foolish thing, he never did a wise one.

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