Journal of a Visit to Constantinople, and...

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Author  John Auldjo
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   June 30, 2012
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Pages  286

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Xhe publication of the pages of a journal in the crude and undigested form in which they were originally composed appears so disrespectful to the public, that it requires some explanation. They were written currente calamo, amoi the scenes they describe; more as a record of individual adventure, and to fix the transient impressions of the moment for the after gratification of the author, than with any hope of afford mg amusement during an idle hour, even to those who might fel an interest in all he saw and noted. The intense curiosity, however, which exists at present to learn even the minutest particulars connected with Greece and Turkey, and the possibility that some of his hurried notices might not be altogether devoid of interest, have induced the author to submit them to the public attention.
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