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S.H. 1825

THE

TRAVELLERS.

A Tale,

ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE

MANNERS, CUSTOMS, AND SUPERSTITIONS

OF

MODERN GREECE.

BY TERTIUS T. C. KENDRICK,
AUTHOR OF THE " IONIAN ISLANDS," THE " KAKO-DÆMON," ETC. ETC.

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PUBLISHED BY C. S. ARNOLD, 21, TAVISTOCK STREET,
COVENT GARDEN: SOLD ALSO BY

OLIVER AND BOYD, EDINBURGH; AND WESTLEY AND TYRRELL, DUBLIN.

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TRAVELLERS.

CHAPTER I.

Come to the banquet all, And revel out the day; 'tis my command: Gay as the Persian God ourself will stand With a crowned goblet in our lifted hand. Young Ammon with Statira shall go round, While antic measures beat the burden'd ground; And to the vaulted skies our clangors sound. LEE'S ALEXANDER.

THE visit paid by Christian, King of Denmark, to this country, in the year 1769, was productive of an unusual number of entertainments, brilliant as they were ruinous to the purses of

VOL. I.

B

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