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Travels in Southern Europe and the Levant, 1810-1817; The Journal of C.R. Cockerell, R.A. by Charles Robert Cockerell
Travels in Southern Europe and the Levant, 1810-1817; The Journal of C.R. Cockerell, R.A.
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Author: Charles Robert Cockerell
Number of Pages: 86 pages
Published Date: 12 Sep 2013
Publisher: Theclassics.Us
Publication Country: United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9781230412252
File size: 37 Mb
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIX NAPLES--POMPEII--ROME--THE GERMAN RESTER GOT RID OF-- SOCIAL SUCCESS IN ROME--LEAVES FOR FLORENCE--BARTHOLDY AND THE NIOBE GROUP--LADY DILLON--THE WELLINGTON PALACE--PISA--TOUR IN THE NORTH--MEETS STACKELBERG AGAIN--RETURNS TO FLORENCE AND ROME--HOMEWARD BOUND --CONCLUSION. With one exception there were no Englishmen, artists or others, in Naples at that time, but a number of Frenchmen, with some of whom Cockerell struck up a great intimacy. In spite of national feeling, which was running very high at the time, he got on very well with them, but he says in a letter from Rome they were dreadful time-servers in their political views. Of course it was a difficult moment for Frenchmen. After Napoleon's abdication at Fontainebleau in April 1814, they had had to accommodate themselves to a revival of the ancient monarchy, which could not be very satisfactory to anyone, and now Napoleon was back again in France. Between two such alternatives no wonder that their judgment oscillated; but to Cockerell--patriotic, enthusiastic, and troubled by no awkward dilemmas-- their vacillation was unintelligible. The one Englishman was Gell (afterwards Sir William), who speaks of a stay they made together at Pompeii as the pleasantest time he had spent in his three years' tour. During this time Cockerell worked hard, and besides what he did which could only be of use to himself, he made himself so familiar with Pompeii that Gell proposed to him to join him in writing an itinerary of that place. Altogether, leaving Athens on the 15th of January, it was six months before Cockerell got to Rome. Between Naples and Rome the country seems to have been in a very unquiet state, and Carl Rester, who was still with him, writes afterwards: "You remember how...

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