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Avillion, and other tales, by the author of 'Olive'. - Page 338
by Dinah Maria Craik - 1853
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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...the absence of the voice, manner, and look of the lecturer."—Spectator. Author of " Vanity Fair," " The Newcomes," &c. Second Edition. Crown 8vo, price...
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Notes on Some of the Principal Pictures Exhibited in the Rooms of ..., Issue 2

John Ruskin - Painting - 1856 - 50 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. Second Edition. Crown Svo, price 10s. 6d. cloth. Second Edition, 3 vols., Crown...
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England in Time of War ...

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...the absence of the voice, manner, and look of the lecturer."—Spectator. ESMOND. By WM THACKERAY. Second Edition, 3 vols., Crown 8vo, reduced to 15s....
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The Chinese and their rebellions viewed in connection with their ...

Thomas Taylor Meadows - 1856
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these lose much less than wo could have expected from the absence of the voice, manner, and. look of the lecturer." — Spectator....
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The Roua pass; or, Englishmen in the Highlands, by Erick MacKenzie, Volume 3

Mrs. Mercy Grogan - 1857
...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 8uo, reduced to 15$. cloth. " Mr. Thackeray...
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The militiaman at home and abroad, by Emeritus

Prower - 1857
...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 w. M. THACKERAY. Second Edition. 3 vols., Crown 8vo, reduced to 15s. cloth " Mr. Thackeray...
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Oliver Cromwell, Volume 2

Charles Edward Stewart (novelist.) - 1857
...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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Below the surface [by sir A.H. Elton].

sir Arthur Hallam Elton (7th bart.) - 1857
...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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Farina: A Legend of Cologne

George Meredith - 1857 - 244 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 Elements of Drawing: In Three Letters to Beginners

John Ruskin - Drawing - 1857 - 359 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 voli., Crown 8vo, reduced to 15s. cloth. " Mr. Thackeray...
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