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We are not made to feel that Fanny's sojourn at Mansfield has made her a snob
or ashamed of her family, but simply that she is seeing the situation as it is, facing
the facts, as she faces the facts about her mother: "She might have made just as ...
They are, in fact, a boy's characters: fabulous beings, drawn not critically but in
wonder. And one of them is quite excellent, the gentlemanly boatswain Mr.
Chucks, a comic creation Dickens would not have been ashamed of. Marryat's
This is due doubtless to the fact that he approached life without theories and
preconceptions; he is both the least intellectual and the least romantic of
novelists. In nineteenth-century England, too, he was the one with the widest
experience of ...
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s THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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