Henry Swinburne in Lecce - at the end of the 1770's

from Travels in the two Sicilies Volume 1, page 381:

[…] A native of Lecce is said to be distinguishable from his fellow-subjects, by the heaviness of his manner, and the dullness of his apprehension. I dare not be so rash as to pronounce upon this point; having had, during my short stay among them, very little opportunity of conversing with the Leccians, or appreciating their parts and learning […] Yet …   more >>

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Henry Swinburne, Travels in the two Sicilies Volume 1, volume 1 (London, 1783), p. 381. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1509033772853 accessed: 24 February, 2024

location of experience: Lecce


Henry Swinburne
English travel writer

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Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 26 Oct 2017 17:02:52 +0100
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