Alice Paulet: A Sequel to Sydenham, Or, Memoirs of a Man of the World

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E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1833
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Page 213 - The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together : our virtues would be proud if our faults whipped them not; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues.
Page 210 - Admirable. Truly, intensely Irish. The whole book has the brogue — never were the outrageous whimsicalities of that strange, wild, imaginative people so characteristically displayed; nor, in the midst of all the fun, frolic, and folly, is there any dearth of poetry, pathos, and passion. The author's a jewel, and he will be reviewed next number. Shepherd. The Eerishers are marchin in leeterature, pawri pashu? wi' us and the Southrons. — What's stirrin in the Theatre ? North. TP Cooke, THE SEAMAN,...
Page 213 - The Naval Officer; or Scenes and Adventures in the Life of Frank Mildmay...
Page 212 - Each of these volumes is in fact a separate work — each in a different style and spirit — each aspiring to a different fame in composition.
Page 214 - A very remarkable book, full of vigour, and characterized by incidents of perfect originality, both as to conception and treatment. Few persons will take up the book without going fairly through it to the catastrophe, which startles the reader by its unexpected nature."— Literary Gazette. " Replete with genius. The work will go far permanently to fix the name of Captain Marryat among the most popular and successful writers of fiction of the age.
Page 219 - We do not believe since Schiller's tragedy of the ' Robbers,1 that any work has appeared of so extraordinary a nature as the present one, and we have no doubt it will be sought after and read with the greatest avidity." — Stamford Herald. "It is an interesting story, told with skill and effect, and will meet with success.
Page 217 - THE OUTLAW'S BRIDE; AND OTHER TALES. ^'The tales in these two volumes are uncommonly entertaining, and well written, and the low price at which they are offered should ensure them an extensive circulation throughout the United States." — United States Gazette. " These volumes of tales may be approved by those whose literary taste has been well cultivated, and by those who are most strict in morals.
Page 220 - Hart have just published two very attractive volumes. They are devoted to brief tales, from the pens of the most popular English writers, such as Miss Mitford, LEL, Derwent Conway, Mrs. SC Hall, and others known with equal fame to the reading public. We have looked over two or three of them, and find them always well and sometimes powerfully written and full of interest. We know of no book that ought to sell better. The edition is a cheap one.
Page 211 - In Two Volumes, 12mo. RECORDS OF TRAVELS IN TURKEY, GREECE, &c. IN THE YEARS 1829, 1830, AND 1831; AND OF A CRUISE IN THE BLACK SEA, WITH THE CAPTAIN FASHA. BY ADOLPHUS SLADE, Esq. " One of the most valuable and interesting works which has yet been placed in our hands, on the domestic state of Turkey.
Page 212 - World,' will shortly be given to the public. It exhibits the history of a young man of rank and fortune, who, being of a decidedly satirical turn, resolves to gratify his favourite penchant to ascertain the internal state of fashionable society, and minutely to observe human nature under every variety of shade and circumstance. Among other characters with whom he comes in contact, is the celebrated BRUMMEL, who figures under the name of Beaumont : this gentleman arrests his peculiar attention, and...

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