Every Saturday; A Journal of Choice Reading

Every Saturday; A Journal of Choice Reading

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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. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...jeen wanted when once the poor wretches could have been;ot at. The mounted men were wedged in, and dursn't wove, or they would have thrown people down, and so done ie deed it was worth so much to keep away from. Somelow presently die force of the rush slackened, and we got back to our place to find that a lot of the chaps, by the counter rush, had been carried right bang out into Clement Danes Churchyard, and were only then struggling thenway back. It kept on like this--now a rush, now a lull--nite till one o'clock in the morning, when the detachment ut the Metropolitans left us city chaps to our fate. But by lhat time the crowd was getting thinner, although there was work to be done the whole night long. FOREIGN NOTES. As English paper remarks that the Thanksgiving has given rise to a number of ephemeral publications, which are more remarkable for loyalty than any thing else. Forster's "Life of Dickens," Wilkie Collins's "Poor Miss Finch," and Browning's Poetical Works have been added to the Tauchnitz library. The institution of a Dogs' Home has found admirers who propose to introduce it at Madrid, and believe it will abate great nuisances there. It will doubtless be entirely successful if it is only a long home. Mr. Halliwell has given the whale of his valuable collection of early Shakspenrean rarities to the University of Edinburgh. The more modern books in his library, including numerous volumes of unpublished notes on the text, have been presented to the Shakspeare Museum at Stratford-on-Avon. According to the Saturday Review the English are in danger of becoming lamentably conceited. "If we take M. Taine's ' Notes on England' as a fair sample of what our neighbors think about our laws, our habits, our character, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 990 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 50mm | 1,728g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236553381
  • 9781236553386