Dawlish, Devonshire

Crosby's Complete Pocket Gazetteer of England and Wales or Traveller's Companion edited by the Reverend John Malham.(1807):

Dawlish was formerly an inconsiderable place but which is now fast rising into notice as a fashionable watering place, particularly for invalids requiring a mild and genial air. The church is a handsome, gothic edifice beautifully shaded with a row of elms: a new chapel has just been erected and numerous handsome buildings have been raised for the accommodation of visitors. There is a good hotel; the surrounding very fine Population 1382

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 Chapter 36 
"You reside in Devonshire, I think," was his next observation, "in a cottage near Dawlish." Elinor set him right as to its situation, and it seemed rather surprising to him that anybody could live in Devonshire without living near Dawlish. He bestowed his hearty approbation, however, on their species of house.
 Chapter 48 
"Perhaps you do not know -- you may not have heard that my brother is lately married to -- to the youngest -- to Miss Lucy Steele." His words were echoed with unspeakable astonishment by all but Elinor, who sat with her head leaning over her work, in a state of such agitation as made her hardly know where she was. "Yes," said he, "they were married last week, and are now at Dawlish."
 Chapter 49 
Your brother has gained my affections entirely, and as we could not live without one another, we are just returned from the altar, and are now on our way to Dawlish for a few weeks, which place your dear brother has great curiosity to see, but thought I would first trouble you with these few lines, and shall always remain, -- Your sincere well-wisher, friend, and sister.
 Chapter 50 
They passed some months in great happiness at Dawlish; for she had many relations and old acquaintance to cut -- and he drew several plans for magnificent cottages; -- and from thence returning to town, procured the forgiveness of Mrs. Ferrars, by the simple expedient of asking it, which, at Lucy's instigation, was adopted.

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