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Richmond Hill—Literary Panity.
533 among us, seems to have been introduced by the bard of Twickenham, it is certainly worth while to examine the original model. ' The spacious Palace of Hampton Court, the favourite residence of William III. with all its modern patches and incongruities, is still a very fine place. The garden, indeed, is execrable : , but the river, and the gay luxuriance of the furrounding country, atone for every defect : and the walk from hence to Sunbury (where we slept) may be ranked among the finest scenery of the Thames : nor is the effect a little heightened by the number of swans, who, failing round the little scattered islands, in which they have built their nests, give charašter and interest to the scene. , . . (To be continued.)