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Adventures of the first settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River: being a ... - Page 362
by Alexander Ross - 1849 - 352 pages
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Tales of the colonies, or, The adventures of an emigrant, ed. by a late ...

Charles Rowcroft - 1845
...took place in a way which imparts to the narration a deep and exciting interest. No mere romance, uo mere fiction, however skilfully imagined or powerfully...if at all, inferior to that extraordinary history. Like De Foe, the author abounds in shrewd reflections, in touches of nature, in strong common-sense,...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 360 pages
...one of the bundles of waste paper in three divisions, calling themselves 'novels.' " — Athenceum. " The narration has a deep and exciting interest. No...if at all inferior to that extraordinary history," — Juhn Bull. " Since the time of Bobinspn Crusoe, literature has produced nothing like these ' Tales...
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Geological Observations on South America: Being the Third Part of the ...

Charles Darwin, George Brettingham Sowerby, Edward Forbes - Beagle Expedition - 1846 - 311 pages
...of the bundles of waste paper in three divisions, Calling themselves ' novels.' " — jtthenreum. " The narration has a deep and exciting interest. No...executed, can surpass it. The work to which it bears Ihe nearest similitude is Robinson Crusoe, and it is scarcely, if at all inferior to thai extraordinary...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 345 pages
...one of the bundles of waste paper in three divisions, calling themselves ' novels.' " — Athen&um, " The narration has a deep and exciting interest. No...skilfully imagined or powerfully executed, can surpass if. The work to which it bears the nearest similitude :s Robinson Crusoe, and it is scarcely, if at...
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Rhymes and Recollections of a Hand-loom Weaver

William Thom - Literary Criticism - 1847 - 192 pages
...of the bundles of waste paper in three divisions, calling themselves ' novels.' " — Athen<eum. ' " The narration has a deep and exciting interest. No...inferior to that extraordinary history." — John Bull. " Since the time of Robinson Crusoe, literature has produced nothing like these ' Tales of the...
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A Narrative of the Recovery of the H. M. S. Gorgon: (Charles Hotham, Esq ...

Sir Astley Cooper Key - Refloating of ships - 1847 - 113 pages
...of the bundles of waste paper in three divisions, calling themselves ' novels.' " — Athena-urn. " The narration has a deep and exciting interest. No...inferior to that extraordinary history." — John Bull. " Since the time of Robinson Crusoe, literature has produced nothing like these ' Tales of the...
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Harden hall; or, The three proposals, ed. [or rather written] by the hon F- B-

F- B- (hon.) - 1847
...of the bundles of waste paper in three divisions, calling themselves ' novels.' " — .-Ithenteum. " The narration has a deep and exciting interest. No...inferior to that extraordinary history." — John Bull. " Since the time of Robinson Crusoe, literature has produced nothing like these ' Tales of the...
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Men, Women, and Books: A Selection of Sketches, Essays, and ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - Beauty, Personal - 1847
...one of the bundles of waste paper in three divisions, calling themselves ' novels.' "—.tthenreum. " The narration has a deep and exciting interest. No...scarcely, if at all inferior to that extraordinary history."—John Bull. " Since the time of Robinson Crusoe, literature has produced nothing like these...
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The novitiate; or, A year among the English Jesuits: a personal narrative ...

Andrew Steinmetz - 1847
...one of the bundles of waste paper in three divisions, calling themselves ' novels.' "—jithenteum. " The narration has a deep and exciting interest. No...scarcely, if at all inferior to that extraordinary history."—John Mull. " Since the time of Robinson Crusoe, literature has produced nothing like these...
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Savage Life and Scenes in Australia and New Zealand: Being an Artist's ...

George French Angas - Australia - 1847
...one of the bundles of waste paper in three divisions, calling themselves ' novels/ " — Athenceum. " The narration has a deep and exciting interest. No...Crusoe, and it is scarcely, if at all inferior to thai extraordinary history." — John Bull. " Since the time of Robinson Crusoe, literature has produced...
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