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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 338
by Dinah Maria Craik - 1853
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The Russo-Turkish Campaigns of 1828 and 1829: With a View of the Present ...

Francis Rawdon Chesney - Crimean War, 1853-1856 - 1854 - 360 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 writing...
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Doĭne: or, the national songs and legends of Roumania

Eustace Clare Grenville Murray - Legends, Romanian - 1854 - 162 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 writing!...
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Four Years at the Court of Henry VIII.

Sebastiano Giustiniani - Great Britain - 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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Modern German Music: Recollections and Criticisms, Volume 1

Henry Fothergill Chorley - Music - 1854 - 418 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. " This is to us by far the most acceptable of Mr. Thackeray's writings. His graphic style, his philosophical...
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Pegu, Being a Narrative of Events During the Second Burmese War, from August ...

William Ferguson Beatson Laurie - Anglo-Burmese War, 2nd, 1852 - 1854 - 535 pages
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...absence of the voice, manner, and look of the lecturer." — Sf«ctator. " What fine things the lecturei contain ! What eloquent and subtle sayings, what wise...
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The Bhilsa Topes: Or, Buddhist Monuments of Central India: Comprising a ...

Sir Alexander Cunningham - Art, Buddhist - 1854 - 368 pages
...tempered, but never weakened, by experience and sympathy; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection; all these...have expected from the absence of the voice, manner, aud look of the lecturer." — Spectator. "What fine things the lectures contnin! What eloquent and...
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The Bhilsa Topes: Or, Buddhist Monuments of Central India

Sir Alexander Cunningham - Buddhism - 1854 - 368 pages
...tempered, but never weakened, by experience and sympathy; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection; all these...could have expected from the absence of the voice, mauner, and look of the lecturer." — Spectator. " What fine things the lectures contain ! What eloquent...
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Poems

William Bell Scott - English poetry - 1854 - 226 pages
...never weakene' by experience and sympathy; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passags of wise, practical reflection ; all these lose much less than we could have expected rrom the absence of the voice, manner, and look of the lecturer." — Spectator. " Whatfine things...
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The Bhilsa Topes: Or, Buddhist Monuments of Central India: Comprising a ...

Sir Alexander Cunningham - Art, Buddhist - 1854 - 368 pages
...tempered, but never weakened, by experience and sympathy; the felicitons phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection; all these lose much less than we conld have expected from the absence of the voice, manner, and look of the lecturer." — Spectator....
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Thorney Hall, by Holme Lee

Harriet Parr - 1855
...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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