The Athenaeum and Literary Chronicle Volume 1, Nos. 63-92

The Athenaeum and Literary Chronicle Volume 1, Nos. 63-92

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1829 edition. Excerpt: ...of bed, which was so immeasurably bad, and such a dreadful stench, that no other stench they could think of in all the world was comparable to it, and I thereupon said, By this are you to conclude infallibly that I have been before bell. God makes you to smell this diabolical and infernal stench that it may be a certificate or testimony to you; and a testimony it indeed is th.it 1 have actually been before hell.' Had poor Engelbrccht been an Arab instead of a German, and produced this a poslrriori proof of his vision among his own countrymen, he must have fled his country, without any hope of returning to it--Divine I uion, translated from tht German edition, 1780. This day is published, in one thick vol., price J. 6d., THE PRACTICE of COOKERY, adapted to the business of everyday life. By Mrs. Dalgairks. Printed for Catlell anil Co., Edinburgh; Slmpkiii and Mar. shall, London. wlu wUl.pubu'sh vciy slmrth, ANNE of GELEJiSTEIN. By the Author of ' Waverlcy.' 3 voLs. TRAVELS in NORTH AMERICA. By Captain Basil Hali, R.N. svols. Just published, in 2 vols. Svo., 2d edition, THE MEMOIRS of GENERAL MILLER; also, a SPANISH EDITION, translated from the English, by Gkneraj, Tokhuos, with a Prefatory Essay by the Translator. ' To collect, arrange, and place in a brilliantly attractive light, such a mass of aunusing and instructive details as are here comprised within a moderate compass, cannot have been douc without advantages which are rarely combined, namely, peculiarity of subject, great diligence and research, ample materials, and, in the composition, taste and spirit. And such literally are tlie distinctive qualities of these volumes It is in fact a text-book on the curious and novel subject to which it relates.'--United Smict Journal, April, 1829....show more

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