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Some of the feelings aroused by the flux of ideas are better , more worth having ,
than others ; for him , the moments to be seized and dwelt upon were those that
were charged with the comic , the pathetic , and the sentimental . The valuable ...
Like that , and like the PreRaphaelite Brotherhood , it was an expression of that
general reaction against the industrial revolution , utilitarianism , and the ideas of
the French Revolution which was a feature of the early years of Victoria ' s reign ...
his novels of ideas . Had he realized his ambition in this work he would have
produced a novel , however different , comparable in intention and scope to
Nostromo . But he was too impatient , too impatient of art , and Tono - Bungay is a
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