The invisible gentleman, by the author of 'Chartley the fatalist', 3 vols

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1833
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Page 243 - The Fire King one day rather amorous felt ; He mounted his hot copper filly ; His breeches and boots were of tin, and the belt Was made of cast iron, for fear it should melt With the heat of the copper colt's belly.
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Page 328 - ... of circular plane surfaces, and the capacities and bulks of certain spherical and cylindrical vessels and solids. By the author of " A new theory of gravitation," " A new introduction to the mathematics," "A new treatise on mechanics," &c. [Joseph DENISON.] London : 1844. Duodecimo.* INVISIBLE (the) gentleman, by the author of "Chartley the fatalist," "The robber,
Page 76 - He saw the trees, the shrubs, the gravel walk, on which he felt that he was yet standing ; but he could behold no part of himself, though he moved his hands before where his face ought to be, and stretched out one of his legs, and then laid hold of different parts of himself, as if to ascertain whether any of his members were missing. "Can it be possible?
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