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New Monthly Magazine Volume 50 (Paperback) Loot Price: R899 Discovery Miles 8 990
New Monthly Magazine Volume 50 (Paperback): Anonymous
New Monthly Magazine Volume 50 (Paperback): Anonymous

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ...evening; and of the head and heart, like those stars in the storm of a winter's night, seeming to be driven madly among the clouds that sweep across them, yet, in the breaks and fissures of those clouds, flashing intenser splendours than in their serenest hour. The Doctor. Few conceptions could be more capable, and the filling up of the outline would be worthy of a master-hand. D'Israeli has, at least, chosen his hero remarkably with a view to this consummation. By ion is the hero--the; lay figure on which this clever artist is to hang the draperies, and tiy the lights and shades of his beau-ideal of genius and passion. But the volumes exhibit cleverness of other kinds, and among the rest, a number of characteristic descriptions. We thus have the divine of the last century: --" Each Sunday Dr. Masham dined with the family; and he was the only guest at Cherbury whom Venetia ever remembered seeing. The Doctor was a regular orthodox divine of the eighteenth century, with a large cauliflower-wig, shovel-hat, and huge knee-buckles, barely covered by his topboots; learned, jovial, humorous, and somewhat courtly; truly pious, but not enthusiastic; not forgetful of his tithes, but generous and charitable when they were once paid; never neglecting the sick, yet occasionally following a fox; a fine scholar, an active magistrate, and a good shot; dreading the Pope and hating the Presbyterians. The Doctor was attached to the Herbert family, not merely because they had given him a good living--he had a great reverence for the old English race, and turned up his nose at the Walpolian loan-mongers. Lady Annabel, too, so beautiful, so dignified, so amiable and highly bred, and, above all, so pious, had won his regard.' The Rector. This is certainly a...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: Anonymous
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 318
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-09144-0
Barcode: 9781155091440
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-09144-2

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