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 >>
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: 17 October, 2021
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