John Chetwode Eustace in a trip from Venice to Fusina - 6 March, early 19th Century

from A Classical Tour through Italy, pages 79-80:

 

A person accustomed to the rides, the walks, the activity of ordinary towns, soon grows tired of the confinement of Venice, and of the dull, indolent, see-saw motion of Gondolas. He longs to expatiate in fields, and to range at large through the streets, without the encumbrance of a boat and a retinue of Gondolieri. We therefore left Venice on the sixth of …   more >>

cite as

Rev. John Chetwode Eustace, A Classical Tour through Italy, volume 1 (London, 1819), p. 79-80. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1515760651995 accessed: 5 April, 2020

location of experience: a trip from Venice to Fusina

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John Chetwode Eustace
Roman Catholic priest, travel writer
1761-1815

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sung verses of Tasso's poetry performed by A Gondolieri

Experience Information

Date/Time 6 March, early 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:37:32 +0000
Approved on Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:53:23 +0000