How to download recursively from an FTP site with Wget

[ Thanks to Riccardo
for this link. ]

“In these days I had to download a lot of files from a remote
FTP server, the best solution in cases like this one is to login on
the remote server and do a zipped archive of all the files (for
this use tar -zcvf archivename.tgz /path/to/archive/) , in this way
you?ll have to download just 1 file that is also been compressed
and FTP can do perfectly this.

“But this time I had no shell on the remote server, just a FTP
account, so what?s the best way to download a large number of files

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