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WILLIAM BECKFORD, Esq.

OF SOMERLY IN SUFFOLK;

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AIL for Agrigentum. - Island of Gozzo.--Coafi of Sicily.-- American aloes.---City of Agrigentum.

LETTER XVIII. p. 7. Antiquities of Agrigentum.Temples of Venus

Of Concord--Of Hercules--Of Jupiter Olympus, &c.--Celebrated picture of Zeuxis.-Statue of Apollo.- Catacombs and fepulchres.--Mountain of Agrigentum.

LETTER XIX. p. 14. Luxury of the ancient Agrigentini.-- Hospitality:--

Anecdote.--Humanity and gratitude to their horses.-- Agrigentum lang subject to tyrants.-Phalaris, anecdote of him.--Melanippus and Cariton, their friendship.-Death of Phalaris.

LETTER XX. p. 25: Country around Agrigentum. ---A feaft.-- Hospita

lity of the Agrigentini --Their character: 5 The bishop.--Departure for Trapani -- Sea

- form.- Driven back to Agrigentum.Journey
by land to Palermo.-Richness and beauty of the
country.- Poverty and oppression of the peasants.

LETTER XXI. P. 40.

Conclusion of the Journey to Palermo.-- Contrast

betwixt Sicily and Switzerland-Inns, &c.

LETTER XXII. p. 49.

City of Palermo.- MarinoConversations where

held.--Sicilian ladies.- Reflections.

LETTER XXIII. p. 56.

The viceroy--His table-Nobility.-Their tempe..

rance Gallantry--Young ladies-- Their edu-

cation.

· LETTER XXIV. p. 62.

Bagaria Palace of the Prince Patagonia.

LETTER XXV. p. 69.

Sirocc wind. Convent of capuchinsTheir bu-

rial place.Method of preserving the dead..

Anecdote. Address of a Sicilian servant.

LETTER XXVI. p. 91..

Account of a comet.-Reflections.

LETTER XXVII. p. 109.

Cathedral of Palermo.- Jesuits church.-- Cathe.

drale of Monreale.--The archbishop.-- Prepara-
tjons for a festival.- Superftition of the people,

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LETTER XXVIII. p. 117.

St. Rofolia.-Subject of an Epic poem.-Some are

count of her.--St. Viar.-Reflections.

LETTER XXIX. p. 124. '

Siroce wind.- Review of a Swiss Regiment.

Entertainment. Difference of education bere
and on the continent.-- Prince of Refuttana.

LETTER XXX. p. 137.

Feast of St. Rofolia.

LETTER XXXI. p. 158.

Antiquities. -- Camesena.--I emple of Ceres at

Enna.Temple of Venus Erecina.--Difference

of Homer and Virgil in their accounts of Sicily.

LETTER XXXII. P. 168.

Monte Pelegrino.-St. Rofolia.Ancient fortress.

-Situation of Palermo. Antiquity of that

city.-Infcriptions.

LETTER XXXIII. p. 180.

Utility of ices in a hot climate. Sicilian fisheries.

-The Tunny filh.-The Pefce Spada, or Sword:
fib.-Method of fishing in the night.-Coral.
fishing.Oppression of the government.- Foun-
dation of the feudal fyftem in Sicily.- Parlia..
ment.- Inquisition.- Power of the viceroy-
Military force.-Bandiere men..

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