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Furthermore, a country abounding in so much that seems fine and so much that suggests decay needs time and study to understand. And then too, natural scenery and other forms of nature which for years had been praised by writers, seem to me very ordinary and common place while the same features of the country, in other sections, which the authors have degraded, I have found according to my standard very beautiful - for instance Granada and its environs seem to me to have been a decoy at which many random shots [[insertion]] of flattery [[/insertion]] have been fired by poets and descriptive writers - I conceed that there is
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