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Avillion, and other tales, by the author of 'Olive'. - Page 338
by Dinah Maria Craik - 1853
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Grace Lee: A Tale, Volume 3

Julia Kavanagh - 1855
...sympathy; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection j all these lose much less than we could have expected...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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Round the fire, 6 stories by the author of 'The day of a baby boy'.

Elizabeth Sara Sheppard - 1856
...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. ESMOND. By WM THACKERAY. Second Edition, 3 vols., Crown Svo, reduced to 15s. cloth. " Mr. Thackeray...
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Florence Templar

Mary Theresa Vidal - 1856
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...voice, manner, and look of the lecturer."— Spectator. ESMOND. By WM THACKERAY. Second Edition, 3 vols., Crown Svo, reduced to 15s. cloth. " Mr. Thackeray...
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Young Singleton, by Talbot Gwynne, Volume 1

Josepha Heath Galston - 1856
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...voice, manner, and look of the lecturer."— Spectator. ESMOND. By WM THACKERAY Second Edition, 3 vols., Crown 8vo, reduced to 15s. cloth. " Mr. Thackeray...
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England in time of war [poems].

Sydney Thompson Dobell - 1856
...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. ESMOND. By WM THACKERAY. Second Edition, 3 vols., Crown 8vo, reduced to 15s. cloth, " Mr. Thackeray...
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England in Time of War, Issue 34

Sydney Dobell - Crimean War, 1853-1856 - 1856 - 200 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. ESMOND. By WM THACKERAY. Second Edition, 3 vols., Crown 8vo, reduced to 15s. cloth. " Mr. Thackeray...
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The Chinese and Their Rebellions: Viewed in Connection with Their National ...

Thomas Taylor Meadows - China - 1856 - 656 pages
...tempered but never weakened by exiterience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking aneedotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...voice, manner, and look of the lecturer."— Spectator. ESMOND. By WM THACKERAY. Second Edition, 3 vok., Crown 8vo, reduced to 15s. cloth. " Mr. Thackeray...
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A Manual of Plantership in British Guiana: As it Has Heretofore Been ...

Alexander MacRae - Agriculture - 1856 - 88 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. ESMOND. By WM THACKERAY. Second Edition, 3 vols., Crown Svo, reduced to 15s. cloth. " Mr. Thackeray...
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Perversion, Or, The Causes and Consequences of Infidelity: A Tale ..., Volume 3

William John Conybeare - English fiction - 1856 - 323 pages
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...voice, manner, and look of the lecturer."— Spectator. ESMOND. By WM THACKERAY. Second Edition, 3 vols., Crown 8vo, reduced to 15s. cloth. " Mr. Thackeray...
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Life in Ancient India

Mrs. Manning (Charlotte Speir) - Brahmanism - 1856 - 464 pages
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these...voice, manner, and look of the lecturer."— Spectator. ESMOND. By WM THACKERAY. Second Edition, 3 vols., Crown 8vo, reduced to 15s. cloth. " Mr. Thackeray...
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