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Página 473 - That young lady had a talent for describing the involvements and feelings and characters of ordinary life which is to me the most wonderful I ever met with. The Big Bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going, but the exquisite touch which renders ordinary commonplace things and characters interesting from the truth of the description and the sentiment is denied to me.
Página 470 - It is scarcely surprising; that Harrison Ainsworth should have secured to himself a very wide popularity, when we consider how happily he has chosen his themes. Sometimes, by the luckiest inspiration, he has chosen a romance of captivating and enthralling fascination, such as 'Crichton,
Página 469 - No collection of prose fictions, by any single author, contains the same variety of experience— the same amplitude of knowledge and thought— the same combination of opposite extremes, harmonized by an equal mastership of art ; here— lively and sparkling fancies ; there, vigorous passion or practical wisdom — these works abound in illustrations that teach benevolence to the rich, and courage to the poor ; they glow with the love of freedom ; they speak a sympathy with all high aspirations,...
Página 470 - Old St. Paul's,' &c. But the readers of Mr. Ainsworth— who number thousands upon thousands — need hardly be informed of this; and now that a uniform edition of his works is published, we do not doubt but that this large number of readers even will be considerably increased.
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Página 472 - Dumas' best production, and the work that will convey his name to the remembrance of future generations as a writer.