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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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The Bookman: A Review of Books and Life, Volume 50

Popular culture - 1920
...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", with precision and an understanding peculiarly Jane Austen's own. The beauty of her work, the fresh,...
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Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen - 1922 - 308 pages
...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." Such was Miss Austen's notion of what her art should be, and the application...
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The Economy of Literary Form: English Literature and the Industrialization ...

Lee Erickson - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 219 pages
...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" (5:38). But while Austen's own fiction certainly measures up to this high standard,...
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Romantic Writings

Stephen Bygrave - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 352 pages
...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'. The string of superlatives establish the claim for the women's novel to stand...
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Realismustheorien in England (1692-1919)

Walter F. Greiner, Fritz Kemmler - Criticism - 1997 - 230 pages
...greatest powers of the min are dis20 played, 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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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...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. JANE AUSTEN, (1775-1817) British novelist. Northanger Abbey, ch. 5 (1818). 2...
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Don't Do It!: A Dictionary of the Forbidden

Philip Thody - Reference - 1997 - 339 pages
...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. George Orwell showed more than a touch of Eurocentrism and lack of political...
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The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen

Edward Copeland, Juliet McMaster - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 251 pages
Presents a guide to Jane Austen's work in the context of her contemporary world
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The Subversion of Romance in the Novels of Barbara Pym

Ellen M. Tsagaris - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 188 pages
...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" (349). It might have been Pym defending her favorite literary genre. In Barbara Pym and the Novel of...
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Persuasion

Jane Austen - Fiction - 1998 - 312 pages
...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" (Vol. I Ch.V).There are some general comparisons to be made between Cecilia and...
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