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C2v) The Wings of Active Thought 25 The very existence of these instructional treatises is testament to the presence of pleasure in voyaging: the instructions were composed at least partially in order to restrain the tempted traveller, to regulate travel so as ‘to produce positive effects rather than merely corrupting a country’s nobility and gentry during their time abroad’ (Carey, Continental Travel 4). Or as Judith Adler puts it, ‘[m]oral tracts aiming to establish the utility of travel distinguished serious practitioners from idlers on the grounds of whether more than personal pleasure was their aim’ (18).
6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Cosmographie, or, the description of the worlde. Astronomie, or, the art of skill, in the course of the starres and planets. Geographie, or, the drawing and proportioning of the earth. Chorographie, or, the demonstration of Cities and Regions. Topographie, or, the protraiture [sic] of particular places. Husbandrie. Nauigation. The Politicall The Ecclesiasticall Literature. Histories. Chronicles. (Meyer B) As Louis B. Wright observed, Meyer’s ‘was not a guidebook but a syllabus of points to be observed.
Lipsius’s comments are noteworthy because they draw attention to what is, in this period of utilitarian and pragmatic travelling, usually only a latent potential for travel (and subsequently, travel writing) to animate the imagination. His words suggest that this superfluous facet of pleasure holds intrinsic value in its own right: for travellers and for readers. Ordinary, factual travel accounts could generate similar effects, for it is the participation of the active reader, more than the instruction of the author, which is of greater importance here.