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" ... idiomatic, forcible, familiar, but never slovenly ; the searching strokes of sarcasm or irony ; the occasional flashes of generous scorn ; the touches of pathos, pity, and tenderness , the morality tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy... "
Avillion, and other tales, by the author of 'Olive'. - Page 350
by Dinah Maria Craik - 1853
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of ..., Part 61

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1853 - 322 pages
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...hear these lectures will wish to know what kind of taljc they were, and how these English humorists and men of genius in past times were described or...
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The true law of population shewn to be connected with the food of the people

Thomas Doubleday - 1853
...phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection; all these lose much less thau we could have expected from the absence of the voice,...what kind of talk they were, and how these English humourists and men of genius in past times were described or criticised by a humourist and man of genius...
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The Cross and the Dragon: Or, The Fortunes of Christianity in China ; with ...

John Kesson - China - 1854 - 282 pages
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection : all these...these lectures will wish to know what kind of talk the}' were, and how these English humorists and men of genius in past times were described or criticised...
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Balder: Part the first, Volume 1

Sydney Dobell - Poetry - 1854 - 283 pages
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdote*, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...voice, manner, and look of the lecturer."— Spectator. le All who did not hear these lectures will wish to know what kind of talk they were, and how these...
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Lectures on Architecture and Painting: Delivered at Edinburgh in November 1853

John Ruskin - Architectural criticism - 1854 - 239 pages
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...manner, and look of the lecturer." — Spectator. " What fine things the lectures contain ! What eloquent and subtle sayings, what •wise and earnest...
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Ambrose the sculptor

mrs. Robert Cartwright - 1854
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...manner, and look of the lecturer." — Spectator. " What fine things the lectures contain ! What eloquent and subtle sayings, what wise and earnest writing...
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School experiences of a fag at a private and public school

George Melly - 1854
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...manner, and look of the lecturer." — Spectator. " What fine things the lectures contain ! What eloquent and subtle sayings, what wise and earnest writing...
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Maude Talbot, by Holme Lee

Harriet Parr - 1854
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...manner, and look of the lecturer." — Spectator, " What fine things the lectures contain ! What eloquent and subtle sayings, what wise and earnest writing...
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Balder [a poem] by the author of 'The Roman'.

Sydney Thompson Dobell - 1854
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...manner, and look of the lecturer." — Spectator. " What fine things the lectures contain ! What eloquent and subtle sayings, what wise and earnest writing...
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The heir of Vallis

William Mathews (novelist.) - 1854
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...manner, and look of the lecturer." — Spectator. " What fine things the lectures contain ! What eloquent and subtle sayings, what wise and earnest writing...
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