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Page 8 - I have felt has been that of astonishment, that a youth of nineteen, who, nine months ago, was scarcely able to speak a word of English, and who has had no resources from which to draw but his own memory and invention, could have produced such specimens of English Poetry and Polish history as this volume contains ; and I can scarcely doubt that all who read it...