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VOL. I. • ARNovt ENcAMPMENT, with A view of MoUNt komm . Frontispiece to Rikish HAN - - - - - - Pignette

MAP of EUROPEAN TU RKEY, FRom the Most REce Nt AND
A PPRoved chARts, IN possession of THE AUSTRIAN AND
TURKish Gover NMENTS, REvis ED AND cort F. Ected BY THE

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WOL. II.

- crossix G the MORAVA in the Uppert BAL ka N. . . Frontispiece EN CAMPMENT OF THE MOHAMETAN REBEL GIULIKA, ON MoUNT

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CHAPTER III.

Description of Servia—Wild aspect of its forests—Swineherds—

Abundance of game—German traveller—Arrival at Jagodin— Singular costume of the peasantry—Improved aspect of the country—Industry of the inhabitants—Mount Jouor—Gipsy villages—Miseries of a traveller—Mountain han—A caravan bivouac-Arrival at Alexinitz—Increasing prosperity of the town—Customs and manners of the inhabitants—The quaran

time and its abuses—English friends and hospitality. 53 CHAPTER IV.

Descriptive sketches of Servia—Roads—Turkish fortresses—

Route from Belgrade to Widin–Semendria—Singular fountain at Goulebatz–Mount Mirotsch—Splendid prospect— Austrian commerce—Hints to merchants—Swineherds in Servia—Value of pigs—Mineral wealth of Servia—Agriculture —Productions — Traits and characteristics of the inhabitants. - - - - - 75

CHAPTER V.

Historical sketch of the Slavonians—Character of the Servians

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—Their nationality—Present and future prospects—Affinity between the Servian and Anglo-Saxon races—Concluding remarks . - - - - - 90

CHAPTER VI.

arlike tendencies of the Servian nationality—Contrast between them and the Greeks--Sketches illustrative of their character —Abilities as legislators—Military system in Servia—State of education—Finances—Taxes, how levied—Prosperous state of the Principality—Reflections and general observations 1 (). '

CHAPTER VII.

I}eparture from Alexinitz—Description of a Turkish guard-house —Rencounter with the recruits of the Nizam-Embarrassments of a traveller in Turkey—Advantages of being a linguist—Frank Bimbashi—His romantic history—Arrival at Nissa—The great antiquity of that town—Mosques at Nissa— Their administration—Turks and Rayahs - | 2 |

CHAPTER VIII.

Description of Nissa—Some account of its inhabitants—Characteristics of the Turks and the Rayahs—Nissa as a military position—Its fortifications and fortress—Visit to the castle of human skulls—Sketch of the Bulgarian insurrection of 1841 - - - - - - | 3 |

CHAPTER IX.

Visit to the Pacha of Nissa—The missing Englishman—Italian doctor—Hospitality of the Pacha—Arnout guard—Crossing the Balkan—Traces of ancient roads—Aspect of the country —Splendid view—Ruins of an old Hungarian castle—Karaoul —Arrival at Orkup—Sketch of the town and inhabitants— Advantages of an Imperial firman — An agreeable surprize - - - - - - 154

CHAPTER X.

Departure from Orkup—Walley of the Toplitza—A colony of Arnouts—Sketches of the inhabitants—Novel mode of crossing a river—Thunder-storm—Perilous travelling—Scene at a mountain han—Hanji cookery—Aspect of the country—An eventful forest—Bivouac-How to procure a supper and cook it—A characteristic sketch of national prejudice . | 68

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