Letters from England  

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"With some humour, he descants on the oikophobia, as he calls the English rage for leaving home and going to watering-places, and for picturesque travelling. We give a specimen or his ridicule of the former : • The English migrate as regularly ..." --Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella, Letters from England (1807)

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Letters from England (1807) is a text by Robert Southey, an account of a journey made through England by a fictitious Spanish tourist, ‘Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella’.




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