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TOUR

THROUGH

SICILY AND MALTA,

IN A

SERIES OF LETTERS

TO

WILLIAM BECKFORD, ESQ.

OF SOMBRLY IN SUFFOLK,

FROM

P. BRYDONE, F. R. S.

A NEW EDITION, IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

Glasgow :

PRINTED BY R. CHAPMAN, TRONGATE.
SOLD BY THE DIFFERENT BOOKSELLERS OF LONDON,

EDINBURGH AND GLASGOW.

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LETTER XVIII. p. 35.
Antiquities of Agrigentum.--Temples of Venus-Of

Concord-Of Hercules Of Jupiter Olympus, &c.
-Celebrated picture of Zeuxis Statue of Apollo
-Catacombs and Sepulchres.-Mountain of Ag-
rigentum.

LETTER XIX. p. 42.
Luxury of the ancient Agrigentini. Hospitality.-

Anecdote.-Humanity and gratitude to their
horses.--Agrigentum long subject to tyrantsom
Phalaris, anecdote of him-Melanippus and Car-
iton, their friendship. Death of Phalaris,

LETTER XX.p. 53.
Country around Agrigentum.--A feast.--Hospi-
tality of the Agrigentini.

Their character. The
bishop.Departure for Trapani.-Sea storm.-
Driven back to Agrigentum.-Journey by land
to Palermo.-Richness and beauty of the country.
-Poverty and oppression of the peasants.

LETTER XXI. p. 70.
Conclusion of the journey to Palermo.-Contrast
betwixt Sicily and Switzerland--Inns, &c.

LETTER XXII. p. 81.
City of Palermo-Marino.-Conversations where

held.Sicilian ladies.Reflections.

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