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His great qualities lose their novelty , and we become too familiar with the
common materials which form the basis even of the loftiest character . Some of Mr
Roscoe ' s townsmen may regard him merely as a man of business ; others as a ...
There have been various opinions as to the literary character of his work , and , to
tell the truth , it is not a whit better than it should be . Its chief merit is its
scrupulous accuracy , which indeed was a little questioned , on its first
appearance , but ...
The very character of the people seemed changed . There was a busy , bustling ,
disputatious tone about it , instead of the accustomed phlegm and drowsy
tranquillity . He looked in vain for the sage Nicholas Vedder , with his broad face
From the peculiar nature of our relations with England , we must have more
frequent questions of a difficult and delicate character with her than with any
other nation ; questions that affect the most acute and excitable feels ings ; and
as , in the ...
The picture drawn of him in early life , by the Scottish historians , is highly
captivating , and seems rather the description of a hero of romance , than of a
character in real history . He was well learnt , we are told , « to fight with the
sword , to joust ...
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LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - haloedrain - LibraryThing
4 stars for Rip Van Winkle and Sleepy Hollow. The rest are skippable, they read like the kind of op-ed that spawns lots of other op-eds and blog posts disagreeing with each other. قراءة التقييم بأكمله
LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - JBD1 - LibraryThing
I had read "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" before, but I picked this up to read the other essays included in the collection. "The Art of Book-making" (about a visit to the British ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله