My Common-Place Book. No. XVII. A Scene in the Isle of Wight
Regular Feature, Travelogue
Natural History, Collecting
The narrator records: 'On the turf road we observe a variety of curious shells. We stop to examine them, and while we are selecting the most beautiful of them, a clap of thunder makes us jump on our feet and look around' (141).
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