The Rise of the Novel of Manners: A Study of English Prose Fiction Between 1600 and 1740, Numéro 16

Columbia University Press, 1911 - 271 pages
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Page 82 - Ere the base laws of servitude began, When wild in woods the noble savage ran.
Page 81 - His eyes were the most aweful that could be seen and very piercing, the white of 'em being like snow, as were his teeth. His nose was rising and Roman, instead of African and flat His mouth, the finest shaped that could be seen, far from those great turned lips, which are so natural to the rest of the Negroes.
Page 91 - Pamela: Or. Virtue Rewarded. In a Series of Familiar Letters from a beautiful Young Damsel, to her Parents. Now first published in order to cultivate the Principles of Virtue and Religion in the Minds of the Youth of both Sexes.
Page 36 - Calling. Tales in Verse by Mr. Durfey : bound in red leather, gilt on the back, and doubled down in several places. All the Classic Authors in Wood. A set of Elzevirs by the same Hand. Clelia : which opened of itself in the place that describes two lovers in a bower.
Page 170 - The Two Lancashire Lovers: or the Excellent History of Philocles and Doriclea.
Page 81 - He was pretty tall, but of a shape the most exact that can be fancied; the most famous statuary " could not form the figure of a man more admirably turned from head to foot. His face was not of that brown, rusty black which most of that nation are, but a perfect ebony, or polished jet. His eyes were the most awful that could be seen, and very piercing; the white of them being like snow, as were his teeth.
Page 86 - Memoirs of Europe, Towards the Close of the Eighth Century. Written by Eginardus, Secretary and Favourite to Charlemagne; And done into English by the Translator of the New Atalantis.
Page 150 - Westward for Smelts, or the Waterman's Fare of mad merry western Wenches, whose Tongues albeit like Bell-clappers they never leave ringing, yet their Tales are sweet, and will much content you: Written by Kitt of Kingstone.
Page 51 - Novels are of a more familiar nature ; come near us, and represent to us intrigues in practice, delight us with accidents and odd events, but not such as are wholly unusual or unpresidented, such which not being so distant from our belief bring also the pleasure nearer us. Romances give more of wonder, novels more delight.
Page 42 - CYNTHIA ; with the Tragical Account of the Unfortunate Loves of Almerin and Desdemona : being a N ovel. Done by an English Hand. The Sixth Edition corrected. London : Printed for Eben. Tracy, at the Three Bibles on London Bridge." (Date erased.) Who was the "English Hand," and what was the date of publication ? G.

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