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SIR ROGER MOSTYN, BART.

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DEAR SIR,

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GENTLEMAN well known to the political world in the beginning of the present century made

the tour of Europe, and before he reached Abbeville discovered that in order to see a country to best advantage it was infinitely preferable to travel by day than by night.

I CANNOT help making this applicable to myself, who, after publishing three volumes of the Zoology of Great BRITAIN, found out that to be able to speak with more precision of the subjects I treated of, it was far more prudent to vifit the whole than

part

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my country: struck therefore with the reflection of having never seen ScoTLAND, I instantly ordered my baggage to be got ready, and in a reasonable time found myself on the banks of the Tweed.

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