Hester: A Story of Contemporary Life, Volume 2

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Macmillan, 1883
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Mrs. Oliphant is an author who was enormously popular when her novels were first published but who is nearly forgotten nowadays. She is maybe better-known for her Chronicles of Carlingford series (of ... Read full review

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This is a fascinating nineteenth century novel about women’s lives. There’s powerful Catherine Vernon; female head of a provincial bank, spinster mother of two adopted sons and local patroness. Even ... Read full review

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Page 8 - BACON'S ESSAYS AND COLOURS OF GOOD AND EVIL. With Notes and Glossarial Index. By W. ALDIS WRIGHT, MA THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS from this World to that which is to come.
Page 7 - Edited from the best Printed and Manuscript authorities, with Glossarial Index, Notes, and a Biographical Memoir by ALEXANDER SMITH. ROBINSON CRUSOE. Edited after the Original Editions, with a Biographical Introduction by HENRY KINGSLEY.
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Page 23 - Scouring of the White Horse. Or, the Long Vacation Ramble of a London Clerk. By the Author of "Tom Brown's School Days.
Page 22 - THE ENGLISH POETS. Selections, with Critical Introductions by various Writers and a General Introduction by MATTHEW ARNOLD. Edited by TH Ward, MA 4 Vols.
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