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" They precisely suit my taste, solid and substantial, written on the strength of beef and through the inspiration of ale, and just as real as if some giant had hewn a great lump of earth and put it under a glass case, with all its inhabitants going... "
The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge - Page 241
1918
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The Living Age, Volume 263

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1909
...his work was written by Nathaniel Hawthorne: Have you ever read the novels of Anthony Trollope? They precisely suit my taste, solid and substantial,...glass case with all its inhabitants going about their dally business, and not suspecting that they were being made a show of. And these The Times. books...
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Tales of The White Hills: Legends of New England...

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1879 - 96 pages
...letter from England, some time before Trollope began to be mueh known in Ameriea. " They preeisely suit my taste ; solid and substantial, written on...great lump out of the earth and put it under a glass ease, with ail its inhabitants going about their daily business and not suspeeting that they were made...
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The University Magazine, Volume 4

1879
...sometimes affords the relief of cessation of thought. What is a work of art ? Is it solid and substantial, as if some giant had hewn a great lump out of the earth ? The author of The Gay Science, apropos of this question of realism or idealism, says : " It may appear...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1879
...sometimes affords the relief of cessation of thought. What is a work of art ? Is it solid and substantial, as if some giant had hewn a great lump out of the earth ? The author of The Gay Science, apropos of this question of realism or idealism, says : " It may appear...
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Harper & brothers' descriptive list of their publications, with trade-list ...

Harper and brothers - 1880
...current in society are very keen. Cmujregationalist, Boston. " Have yon ever read these novels f They precisely suit my taste ; solid and substantial,...hewn a great lump out of the earth and put it under д glass case, with all its inhabitants going about their daily business and not suspecting that they...
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The Complete Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Volume 12

Nathaniel Hawthorne, Julian Hawthorne - 1883
...should be able to get through them." At another time he had written of Anthony Trollope's novels : " They precisely suit my taste ; solid and substantial, written on the strength of beef and through the inspi( ! ration of ale, and just as real as if some giant had hewn a great lump out of the earth and...
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The Life of Rev. George C. Haddock

Frank Channing Haddock - Prohibition - 1887 - 541 pages
...be huge than cultured, in the artistic sense. It was, as Hawthorne said of a brother author's works, "as if some giant had hewn a great lump out of the earth." There seemed to be > no time for art. So long as he had the substance, the form was of little moment....
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A Short History of English Literature for Young People

Elizabeth Stansbury Kirkland - English literature - 1892 - 392 pages
...generally known: Have you ever read the novels of Anthony Trollope? They precisely suit my taste just as real as if some giant had hewn a great lump out of the earth and and put it under a glass case, with all its inhabitants going about their daily business, and not suspecting...
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Library of the world's best literature, ancient and modern, Volume 37

Charles Dudley Warner - Literary Collections - 1897
...accomplished just what he attempted: " Have you ever read the novels of Anthony Trollope ? " Hawthorne asks. ''They precisely suit my taste. Solid and substantial,...inspiration of ale, and just as real as if some giant bad hewn a great lump out of the earth, and put it under a glass case, with all its inhabitants going...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 81

David Masson, Sir George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - History - 1900
...taste ; they had for him the charm of something perfectly unlike his own visionary world ; they were written " on the strength of beef and through the inspiration of ale ; they were as English as a beefsteak." The very word which THE TIMES' reviewer used with an accent...
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