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OF THE

BEST AND MOST INTERESTING

VOYAGES AND TRAVELS,

IN ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD;

WALDORF BINDERY COMPANY,

LIBRARY BINDERS,

MANY OF WHICH ARE NOW FIRST TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH.

SAINT PAUL, A

DIGESTED ON A NEW PLAN.

BY JOHN PINKERTON,
AUTHOR OF MODERN GEOGRAPHY, &c.

ILLUSTRATED AND ADORNED WITH NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS.

VOLUME FOURTH.

UNIVERSITY OF

PHILADELPHIALIBRARY

PUBLISHED BY KIMBER AND CONRAD, No. 93, MARKET STREET,

William Falconer, New York; Samuel Jefferis, Baltimore; James Kennedy, sen. Alexandria; Fitzwhylsonn
and Potter, Richmond; John Hoff, Charleston, South Carolina; Henry Cushing, Providence, R. I.; John
West and Co. Boston; Cushing and Appleton, Salem; Edward Little and Co. Newburyport; Charles
Tappan, Portsmouth.

MERRITT, PRINTER, WATKIN'S ALLEY.

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LIST OF PLATES IN VOLUME IV,

- 1. Dublin,

2, Lake of Killarney, first view,

3. Lake of Killarney, second view,

4. 5. Giants' Causy (two views)

- 6. Temple of Pluto,

-7. Mountain of Puy,

8. Mountain of St. Michel,

9. Castle of Rochmaure,

10. Costume of the South of France,

-11. Nice and Vaucluse,

- 12. Mont Blanc,

13. Grenoble,

14. Pont de Gard,

- 15. Burning Fountain,

-16. Grottos of Sassenage,

17. Entrance to the Grand Chartreuse,

18. Grand Chartreuse,

19. The Bridge of Gueule d'Enfers 20. Grotto of Osellès,"

—21. Giants' Causy at Bridon,⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

22. Cascade near Oysans,

-23. The Paraclete,

To face the title page.

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OF

VOYAGES AND TRAVELS.

A TOUR IN IRELAND;

WITH

GENERAL OBSERVATIONS ON THE PRESENT STATE OF THAT KINGDOM:

MADE IN

BY ARTHUR YOUNG, The years 1776, 1777, and 1778, and brought down to the end of 1779. Esq. F. R. S. Honorary member of the Societies of Dublin, York, and Manchester: the Economical Society of Berne; the Palatine Academy of Agriculture at Manheim; and the Physical Society at Zurich.*

JUNE nineteenth, 1776, arrived at Holyhead, after an instructive journey through a part of England and Wales I had not seen before. Found the packet, the Claremont, After a tedious passage of twenty-two hours, captain Taylor, would sail very soon. landed on the twentieth, in the morning, at Dunlary, four miles from Dublin, a city which much exceeded my expectation; the public buildings are magnificent, very many of the streets regularly laid out, and exceedingly well built. The front of the parliament-house is grand, though not so light as a more open finishing of the roof would have made it. The apartments are spacious, elegant, and convenient, much beyond that heap of confusion at Westminster, so inferior to the magnificence to be looked for in the seat of empire. I was so fortunate as to arrive just in time to see lord Harcourt, with the usual ceremonies, prorogue the parliament. Trinity college is a beautiful building, and a numerous society; the library is a very fine room, and well filled. The new exchange will be another edifice to do honour to Ireland; it is elegant, cost forty thousand pounds, but deserves a better situation. From every thing I saw, I was struck with all those appearances of wealth which the capital of a thriving community may be supposed to exhibit. Happy if I find through the country in diffused prosperity the right source of this splendour! The common computation of inhabitants 200,000, but I should suppose exaggerated: others guessed the number 140 or 150,000. June 21. Introduced by colonel Burton to the lord lieutenant, who was pleased to enter into conversation with me on my intended journey, made many remarks on the agriculture of several Irish counties, and showed himself to be an excellent farmer, particularly in draining. Viewed the duke of Leinster's house, which is a very large stone edifice, the front simple but elegant, the pediment light, there are several good rooms; *The Agricultural details are omitted.

VOL. IV.

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