Fielding, cannot be at a loss to determine who that superior is. Few books of this kind have ever been written with a spirit equal to Joseph Andrews, and no story that I know of, was ever invented with more happiness, or conducted with more art and management...
The History of Pompey the Little: Or, The Life and Adventures of a Lap-dog - Page xi
by Francis Coventry - 1761 - 291 pages
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