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" It is only Cecilia, or Camilla, or Belinda;' or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions... "
English Prose: Selections - Page 73
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Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen - 1833 - 440 pages
...or Camilla, or Belinda;" or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of...of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language. Now, had the same young lady been engaged with a volume of the Spectator, instead...
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Northanger abbey [followed by] Persuasion

Jane Austen - 1833 - 440 pages
...or Camilla, or Belinda;" or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of...of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language. Now3 had the same young lady been engaged with a volume of the Spectator, instead...
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The Living Age, Volume 295

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1917
...novelist exercised the function of displaying the greatest powers of the mind, and that novels are works in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature,...its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humor, are conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language. In other words. T found that new, hitherto...
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The Dublin Review, Part 2

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1870
...indifference, or momentary shame. It is perhaps only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its vanities, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best chosen language....
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Jane Austen and her works, by Sarah Tytler

Henrietta Keddie - 1880
...' Camilla/ or ' Belinda/ or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of...of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language.* Now had the same young lady been engaged with a volume of ' The Spectator '...
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Evelina; or, The history of a young lady's entrance into the world. With an ...

Fanny Burney - 1881 - 428 pages
...mind are displayed, in which most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of it's varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour are conveyed to the world. " — LORD BYRON to MR. MURRAT. "Dec. 27, 1813. " Lord Holland is laid up with the gout, and would...
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Northanger Abbey

James Edward Austen-Leigh - English literature - 1882
...or Camilla, or Belinda ; ' or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of...of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language. Now, had the same young lady been engaged with a volume of the Spectator, instead...
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Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen - 1882 - 379 pages
...greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, tne happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest...of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language. Now, had the same young lady been engaged with a volume of the Spectator, instead...
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Letters of Jane Austen, Volume 1

Jane Austen - 1884 - 740 pages
...Camilla,' or ' Belinda,' " or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of...varieties, the liveliest effusions of •wit and humour, arc conveyed to the world in the best chosen language.' The mention of Miss Burney's novels in this...
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A Comtist Lover: And Other Stories

Elizabeth Rachel Chapman - Positivism - 1886 - 263 pages
..."Camilla, "or "Belinda."' Or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineations of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour are conveyed to the world...
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