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Aix.– French and English Inn Dinners-Cathedral — Curious Paint-

ing by King Renné— Raimond Berenger, last Count of Provence,

and his Wife Beatrix-Mons. Revoil's Museum-Mons. Sallier's

-the Marquis L-s-Want of Cream and Butter-Only one

Cow at Aix..........


MARSEILLES.—Chateau la Pannis-Coral Manufactories—the Mis.
trael, or Vent de Bise-Impress of a Seaport-English Sailors

Toulon. - Arsenal- Female Foreigners only admitted—the Galle-

riens-Convicts-Comte de St. Helene-Men-of-War-Le Royal
Louis, in which the Duchesse de Berri entered France-Harbour,

Frejus.-Favoured by Cæsar-Birth-place of Julius Agricola-

Scene of Napoleon's Landing from Egypt, and of his Embarkation
for Elba


Cannes. —Most beautiful Part of France - Napoleon............ 240

Nice.-Rout from Antibes-Climate not adapted for Consumption-

Count Andriani-Villa Franca-Lady Olivia Sparrow-Rev. Mr.
Way-Sir Thomas Maitland-Duc de Vallambrosa-Comte de
Rhode Convent de Cimiers-Site of Ancient City of Cemene-
lion-Count Andriani's Sufferings from Gout-His Philosophy-
Grotto and Chateau of St. André-English Language and Litera-
ture Abroad-Shakspeare-Scott- Byron-Grotto de Falicon-
Remarks on Sight-seeing-English Cemetery-Chateau and
Grotto Neuf...


MENTONE. - Napoleon's Roads-Chapel of St. Catherine-Village

of Turbie-Its Ruins_Village of Monaco-Roque Brune-

Chateau Monaco-Cathedral of Mentone-Chateau Cupouana-

Religious Procession-Lady Bute's Teapot-Costume of the

Women-Castel Dacio, on the Road to Ventimiglia, Bridge of

St. Louis


VENTIMIGLIA.— Female Costume-Church on the Beach-Custom
of opening Churches all Day.........


ONEGLIA.—Mules and Muleteers - The Human Skull-Port Mau.



Noli. – Glorious Sunrise-Scene at the Inn-Procession of White

Penitents ......


VoLTRI.—Change Mule-travelling for Coaches - Anticipation of Re-

ception by Lord Byron, at Genoa






Genoa. -First View-Its Appearance-Arrive at Night-Magnifi-

cent Religious Procession-The Inn, Alberga de Villa-Lord
William Russell - First Interview with Lord Byron-A Disap-
pointment-Lord Byron described-His reception of the Autho-

- Position of Genoa-The Apennines - Magnificence of Pa-
laces, Picturesque Attire of the Women-The Mazero-Flower
Market-Jewels and Dress of the Women-Visit from Lord
Byron-His Abandon in Conversation-His Abuse of England -
His Freedom from Conceit-He Dines with the Authoress-
Death of Count Andriani at Nice- Palazzo Serra-Culinary
Operations in the Streets-Death of Lord Mountjoy-Byron's
dislike of Cant- His Affectation of the nil admirari-His Love
of Flowers-His Charity-His surprising Memory-His Horse-
manship—Contrasts of Splendour and Squalidness throughout
the City-Byron decided on going to Greece- Captain Wright
- Mr. Hill, British Minister to Sardinia, King of Sardinia's
Visit to Genoa-Monks in the Streets-Byron's Opinion of Music
and Botany — Church of St. Etienne - Byron's Sensitiveness-
Church of St. Lorenzo-The Sacro Catino-Church of St. Am-
brose-Misery of Headaches—Their Advantages, Byron's Con-
stitution injured by Abuse of Medicine-His anxiety to be thin

- His ascetic Habits — Lomelini Gardens — Byron introduces
Mr. Barry, the Banker-Doria Palace-Byron's proposed Plot
for a Tragedy on Andrea Doria- Account of the Countess
Guiccioli, by Mr. Barry - Byron and the Gambas - Affair at
Pisa— Reflections on Byron's Domestic Character as relates to
Lady Byron Causes of Separations in Wedded-life — Byron's
Suspicion of Colonel M., a friend of Lady Byron- His Mimicry
of Acquaintances — The Age of Bronze Don Juan-Its pro-
posed Conclusion - The Opera - Byron denies his intention
of depriving Lady Byron of her Daughter-His Emotion and
Remarks on this Subject—He writes a Letter to this effect-
Always speaks of Lady Byron with respect -His Imagination
more exercised than his Affections - The Age of Bronze-The
Theatre Ambrogetti — No Notice taken of Royalty at the
Opera - Byron's Indignation at some Attacks upon him in
Galignani - Instance of his Superstition – Visit Il Paradiso
with Byron-His Impromptu— Political Discussions avoided at
Dinner Parties abroad-- Political Patrons of Artists in England
-Markets - Flower Mart-Predominant Passion for Flowers

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August 25th, 1822.-AND so I am leaving my home-my happy home !—There is something sad in the thought. I looked often at the pictures, and the various objects of use and decoration in the apartments, with a sort of melancholy feeling, that I had not anticipated I should experience on undertaking a pleasurable tour-a tour I have so long desired to make. Yet now, that the moment of departure is nearly arrived, I almost wish I were not going. Yes, the quitting home for an indefinite period, makes one thoughtful. What changes, what dangers may come, before I sleep again beneath its roof! Perhaps I may never-but I must not give way to such sad forebodings. The taking leave of friends is painful seven those whose society afforded little pleasure, assume a new interest in the moment of parting. We remember only their good qualities ; but, perhaps, this oblivion of their defects proceeds from the anticipated release

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