The Dial, Volumes 38-39

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Francis Fisher Browne
Jansen, McClurg, 1905 - American literature

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Page 156 - Was there ever yet any thing written by mere man that was wished longer by its readers, excepting Don Quixote, Robinson Crusoe, and the Pilgrim's Progress?
Page 29 - For really I think that the poorest he that is in England hath a life to live, as the greatest he; and therefore truly, sir, I think it's clear, that every man that is to live under a government ought first by his own consent to put himself under that government...
Page 83 - It seemed to me as if I had myself written the book, in some former life, so sincerely it spoke to my thought and experience.
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Page 310 - Mated with a squalid savage — what to me were sun or clime? I the heir of all the ages, in the foremost files of time...
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