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Avillion, and other tales, by the author of 'Olive'. - Page 350
by Dinah Maria Craik - 1853
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District Duties During the Revolt in the Nort-west Provinces of India in ...

Henry Dundas Robertson - India - 1859 - 238 pages
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection; all these...of the voice, manner, and look of the lecturer."— Specta tor. "We have been charmed beyond; expectation with the reading of these Essays. . . . They...
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Against wind and tide, by Holme Lee

Harriet Parr - 1859
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking aneedotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection; all these...the absence of the voice, manner, and look of the lee t urer."— Specta tor . "We have been charmed beyond expectation with the reading of these Essays....
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The Dennes of Daundelyonn, Volume 1

Elizabeth Proby - 1859
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy; the felicitous phrases, the striking aneedotes- the passages of wise, practical reflection; all these...the absence of the voice, manner, and look of the lect urer."— Spect a tor. "We have bcen charmed beyond expectation with the reading of these Essays....
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A VISIT TO THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS

SIR JOHN BOWRING - 1859
...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. "We have been charmed beyond expectation with the reading of these Essays....
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Through Norway with a Knapsack

William Mattieu Williams - Norway - 1859 - 332 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 lee turer."— Spectator. "We have been charmed beyond expectation with the reading of these Essays....
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Through Norway with a Knapsack

William Mattieu Williams - Norway - 1859 - 332 pages
...experience and sympathy; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practieal reflection; all these lose much less than we could...voice, manner, and look of the lecturer."— Spectator, "We have been charmed" beyond expectation with the reading of those Essays. . . . They are truly beantilnl,...
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District duties during the revolt in the north-west provinces of India, in ...

Henry Dundas Robertson - 1859
...tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy; the 1'clicitous 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. "We have been charmed beyond expectation with the...
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A digest of the vital statistics of the European and native armies in India

Joseph Ewart (sir.) - 1859
...felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the E as sages of wise, practical reflection; all these iso much less than we could have expected from the absence...manner, and look of the lecturer." — Spectator. "We have been charmed beyond expectation with the reading of these Essays. . . . They are truly beautiful,...
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Life and Liberty in America: Or, Sketches of a Tour in the United ..., Volume 2

Charles Mackay - Canada - 1859 - 336 pages
...the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection; all those lose much less than we could have expected from the...of the voice, manner, and look of the lecturer."— Sped a tor, " We have bcen charmed beyond expectation with the reading of these Essays. . . . They...
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William Burke the author of Junius: an essay of his era

Jelinger Cookson Symons - 1859 - 144 pages
...felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practieal reflection; all these jose much less than we could have expected from the absence...voice, manner, and look of the lecturer."— Spectator. "We have been charmed beyond expectation with the reading of these Essays. . . . They are truly beantiful,...
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