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... Mrs. Waters; Square the Deist and Thwackum the clergymań; “Black George”
Seagrim, the gamekeeper who is responsible for so many of Jones's tribulations,
and who, with at least a recognition of the higher, follows the lower; Nightingale; ...
He is saying in effect to the reader: You believe you think logically, that one
thought follows another in orderly sequence, that you are in control of your
thoughts, that your mind is as it were a machine you can switch on at will to
perform its ...
Yet he had real powers of invention and could write a swift, effective satirical
scene and follow it instantly with another; if the chapters describing how a
clergyman's wife bribes a bishop's wife in order to get a vacant living for her
husband and ...
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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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