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" It is only Cecilia, or Camilla, or Belinda; " or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions... "
Northanger Abbey [with Her "Persuasion".] - Page 23
by Jane Austen - 1882
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Northanger Abbey: And Persuasion, Volume 1

Jane Austen, Henry Thomas Austen - 1818
...greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough rough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest...of wit and humour are conveyed, to the world in the best chosen language. Now, had the same young lady been engaged with a volume of the Spectator, instead...
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Northanger abbey [followed by] Persuasion

Jane Austen - 1833
...greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest...conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language. Now3 had the same young lady been engaged with a volume of the Spectator, instead of such a work, how...
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Memoirs of the Literary Ladies of England: From the Commencement ..., Volume 1

Anne Katharine Curteis Elwood - Authors, English - 1843
...greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest...of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best chosen language. Now, had the same young lady been engaged with a volume of the Spectator, instead...
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The Dublin Review, Part 2

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1870
...displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its vanities, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best chosen language. Now, had the same young lady been engaged with a volume of the Spectator instead...
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Jane Austen and her works, by Sarah Tytler

Henrietta Keddie - 1880
...greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest...would she have produced the book and told its name \" It would be strange indeed if a young lady were now discovered reading a volume of " The Spectator."...
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Evelina; or, The history of a young lady's entrance into the world. With an ...

Fanny Burney - 1881
...mind are displayed, in which most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of it's varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour are conveyed to the world. " — LORD BYRON to MR. MURRAT. "Dec. 27, 1813. " Lord Holland is laid up with the gout, and would...
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A Book of Sibyls: Mrs. Barbauld, Miss Edgeworth, Mrs. Opie, Miss Austen

Anne Thackeray Ritchie - English literature - 1883 - 287 pages
...which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest...conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language.' If the great historian, who loved novels himself, had not assured us that we owe Miss Austen and Miss...
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Letters of Jane Austen, Volume 1

Jane Austen - Novelists, English - 1884
...greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of •wit and humour, arc conveyed to the world in the best chosen language.' The mention of Miss Burney's novels in this...
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A Comtist lover: and other studies

Elizabeth Rachel Chapman - 1886 - 363 pages
...mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineations of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour are conveyed to the world in the best chosen language." JANE AUSTEN. SOME NOVELS OF WILLIAM BLACK. ijHERE is a handful of people in...
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Chapters from Jane Austen

Jane Austen - 1888 - 366 pages
...human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humor, are conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language. Now, had the same young lad\ ' been engaged with a volume of the Spectator, instead of such a work, how proudly would she have...
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