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When he comes out with such a magnificently comic phrase as " Since I called
upon you that evening when you were , as I may say , floating your powerful mind
in tea , ” we feel that the current of satire , of moral indignation , has been ...
... ve called me impudent , and a liar , and a mischiefmaker , and yo ' might ha '
said wi ' some truth , as I were now and then given to drink . An ' I ha ' called you a
tyrant , an ' an oud bull - dog , and a hard , cruel master ; that ' s where it stands .
The critic of the Athenaeum said on the first publication of Lavengro : " It can
hardly be called a book at all . ” In a way he was right . He also said it was merely
a “ collection of bold picaresque sketches . ” It is for these — or for the best of
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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