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THE

FLOWERS

OF

MODERN TRAVELS ;

BEING

ELEGANT, ENTERTAINING, AND INSTRUCTIVE

EXTRACTS,

SELECTED FROM THE WORKS OF

THE MOST CELEBRATED TRAVELLERS;

BY THE Rev. JOHN ADAMS, A. M.

Delectando, pariterque monendo. Hor.
Travels are the most instructive School of Man. SAVARY.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

BOSTON:

PUBLISHED FOR THE SUBSCRIBERS,

JOHN H. BELCHER AGENT

1816.

THE NO'Y YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

481032 A ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

R 1930

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LXXXII. Of Antwerp and Brussels-Ibid.

7

LXXXIII. Of Barcelona in Spain-Swinburne

10

LXXXIV. Of the Flocks on the Pyrenean Mountains--Young

17

LXXXV. Of Madrid. A. D. 1778-Swinburne

LXXXVI. Of the Royal Family of Spain-Ibid.

29

LXXXVII Character of the Spaniards-Ibid.

34

LXXXVIII. Of the Spanish Ladies-Ibid

42

LXXXIX. Anecdote of a Friar-Ibid.

42

Xc. Of the Baths of Bagneres-Ibid.

43

XCI. Journey into the Heart of the Pyrenean Mountains-Ibid.

46

XCII. of Portugal in general; the Produce of the Country, and the Customs

and Manziers of the PeopleTour through Portugal

53

XCIII. Of Norway, and Bergen its Capital-Bishop of Bergen

57

XCIV. Of the Persons, Dress, Employments and Customs of the Inhabitants :

-Ibid.

61

XCV, of the Houses of the Norwegians-Ibid.

64

XCVI. Of the Animals of Norway-Ibid.

65

XCVII. Of Lapland-Travels through Lapland

68

XCVIII.

The Manner of Travelling in Sledges drawn by Rein-Deer-Ibid. 69

XCIX. The Ceremonies of a Lapland Funeral--Ibid.

72

C. Of the intense Cold experienced by some Gentlemen sent by the King of

France to determine the Figure of the Earth at the Polar Circle

Maupertuis

74

CI. Of the Beauty of the Northern Lights in Lapland-Ibid.

77

CII. of St. Andrew's in Scotland-Dr. Johnson

79

CIII. of Inverness-Ibid.

87

CIV. Description of a Highland Cottage-Ibid.

90

cy. Of the Climate, Soil, Produce, and Animals of the Hebrides, particularly

of Sky-Ibid.

91

CVI. Of the Inhabitants and Houses of the Hebrides-Ibid.

. 07

CVII. Of the lebridian Tables-Ibid.

100

CVIII. Or Gesner's Monument-Stolberg

104

CIX. Presentation of the British Ambassador to the Chinese Emperor, at his

summer Residence in Tartary-Staunton

107

CX. Progress of the Embassy along the River Pei-ho towards the Capital of

China -Burying Ground detached from Temples-Singular Ceremo-

ny of Respect towards the Emperor-Ice applied to Fruits-Bread not

baked-Chinese Theatre-Wheelbarrows with Sails-Ibid

112

CXI. Reflections on Switzerland-Manners-Amusements-Miss Williams 118

CXII. Of Lavater-Mons. la Harpe-Ibid.

124

CXIII. Of the Theophilanthropists-Ibid.

• 129

cxiv, Ornamented Graves at Balstal-Ibid.

131

CXV. Curiosities at Basil-Comparative

View of French and Swiss Peasantry

before the Revolution-Serfs-Ibid.

134

CXVI. Altorf-William Tell-Ascent to St. Gothard-Ibid.

138

CXVII. Travels through England in 1782, in which the Manners and Cus. »

toms of the English are deseribed, in a Letter to a Friend, by a Lit.

erary Gentleman of Berlin-M. Moritz

. 142

CXVIII. Of the Houzonanas in Africa-Vaillant

458

CXIX. Of the African Elephants-Ibid.

174

dxx. Persons and Qualifications of the Aborigines of North America-Bartram 179

XXL Governing and Civil Society of the Aborigines of North America-Ibid. 187

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