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LETTERS

FROM THE

MEDITERRANEAN.

VOL. II.

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FROM THE

MEDITERRANEAN;

CONTAINING A

CIVIL AND POLITICAL ACCOUNT

OF

SICILY,
TRIPOLY, TUNIS, AND MALTA:

WITH

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHIES,
ANECDOTES AND, OBSERVATIONS,

ILLUSTRATIVE OF

THE PRESENT STATE OF THOSE COUNTRIES, AND THEIR RELATIVE

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“ Fas est et etiam ab hoste doceri "-Virgil.
Quiconque prefere sa propre gloire aux sentimens de l'humanité', est un monstre
d'orgueil, et pas un homme.”- Fenelon.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR HENRY COL"
ENGLISH AND FOREIGN PUBLIC LIBRARY, CON
SQUARE; AND SOLD BY GEORGE GO

AND JOHN CUMMING,

1813.

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Quid tibi pastores Libyæ, quid pascua versu,
Prosequar; et raris habitata mapalia tectis ;
Sæpe diem, noctemque et totum ex ordine mensum
Pascitur, itque pecus longa in deserta sine ullis
Hospitiis ; tantum campi jacet omnia secum
Armentarius Afer agit, tectumque, laremque
Armaque, Amyclæumque canem, Cressainque pharetram
Non secus ac patriis acer Romanus in armis
Injusto sub fasce viam cùm carpit et hosti
Ante expectatum positis stat in agmine castris.

VIRG. Georg. 3.

Preliminary Observations-Geographical Deli

neations- Description of Tripoly, &c.

Tripoly in the West, 1911, REPEATED visits to this regency having enabled me to make some remarks on its present civil and political relations, I address them with pleasure to you ; as, from our intimacy, you will, I am sure, excuse my inaccuracies of style and

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