The Miscellaneous Works of Joseph Addison (Classic Reprint)
Fb&c Limited, 2018. márc. 5. - 268 oldal
Excerpt from The Miscellaneous Works of Joseph Addison
There is certainly no place in the world where a man may travel with greater pleasure and ad vantage than in Italy. One finds something more particular in the face of the country, and more as tonishing in the works of nature, than can be met with in any other part of Europe. It is the great school of music and painting, and contains in it all the noblest productions of statuary and architecture, both ancient and modern. It abounds with cabinets of curiosities, and vast collections of all kinds of antiquities. N 0 other country in the world has such a variety of governments, that are so difi'erent in their constitutions, and so refined in their politics. There is scarce any part of the nation that is not famous in history, nor so much as a mountain or river that has not been the scene of some extra ordinary action.
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