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While his wanton fancy roamed unbounded over all her beauties, and his lively
imagination painted the charming maid in various ravishing forms, his warm heart
melted with tenderness; and at length, throwing himself on the ground, by the ...
The obvious evils of society remained and did nod grow less, and reason
seemed powerless to correct themJ The appeal was therefore to the heart, to the
feelings, which Sterne had so well shown how to touch, though Sterne's great ...
"There seems to have been within him," Douglas Hewitt has said, "a continual
war between the recognition of the 'heart of darkness' and the desire to rest
securely on unquestioned values." The latter won. It may be seen happening in
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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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