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Avillion, and other tales, by the author of 'Olive'. - Page 338
by Dinah Maria Craik - 1853
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Gilbert Massenger, 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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Practical Hints for Investing Money: With an Explanation of the Mode of ...

Francis Playford - Investments - 1855 - 144 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 l What eloquent and subtle sayings, what wise and earnest writing...
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A lost love, by Ashford Owen

Anne Charlotte Ogle - 1855 - 310 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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Two Summer Cruises with the Baltic Fleet in 1854-5: Being the Log of the ...

Robert Edgar Hughes - Baltic Sea - 1855 - 333 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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Notes on Some of the Principal Pictures Exhibited in the Rooms of ..., Issue 6

John Ruskin - Art criticism - 1855 - 359 pages
...tempered bat never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the strikiug anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...manner, and look of the lecturer." — Spectator. " What fine things these lectures contain ; what eloquent and subtle sayings ; what wise and earnest...
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Selections from the Papers of Lord Metcalfe: Late Governor-general of India ...

Charles Theophilus Metcalfe Baron Metcalfe - Canada - 1855 - 476 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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The Fibrous Plants of India Fitted for Cordage, Clothing, and Paper: With an ...

John Forbes Royle - Agriculture - 1855 - 403 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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Selections from the Papers of Lord Metcalfe: Late Governor-general of India ...

Charles Theophilus Metcalfe Baron Metcalfe - Canada - 1855 - 476 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." — Sftciatcr. " What fine things the lectures contain ! What eloquent and subtle sayings, what wise...
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The Military Forces & Institutions of Great Britain and Ireland: Their ...

Henry Byerley Thomson - Great Britain - 1855 - 399 pages
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...the absence of the voice, manner, and look of the lecturer."—Spectator. " What fine things the lectures contain ! What eloqnent and subtle sayings,...
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The Fibrous Plants of India Fitted for Cordage, Clothing, and Paper: With an ...

John Forbes Royle - Agriculture - 1855 - 403 pages
...by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wis?, practical reflection ; all these lose much less than...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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