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Saturday. Octr. 25.

Saturday. Octr. 25.

We set away from Dover in a post chaise and pair; went through Canterbury; the chief see of all England. We were told there was a curious1 Cathedral there but had not time to go to see it. We dined at Rochester: a considerable city: 43 miles distant from Dover. We arrived at Dartford at about 4 ½ and stopp’d there for the Night.

1JQA’s probable connotation here is “interesting” or “noteworthy” (OED description begins The Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford, 1933; 12 vols, and supplement. description ends ).

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