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" ... a new species of writing, that might possibly turn young people into a course of reading different from the pomp and parade of romance-writing, and dismissing the improbable and marvellous, with which novels generally abound, might tend to promote... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 152
1926
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 3

Walter Scott - Chivalry - 1834
...natural manner, suitable to the simplicity of it, might possibly introduce a new species of writing, that might possibly turn young people into a course of reading different from the pomp and parade of romance- writing, and, dismissing the improbable and marvellous, with which novels generally abound,...
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The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

1841
...natural manner suitable to the simplicity of it, might possibly introduce a new species of writing, that might possibly turn young people into a course of...tend to promote the cause of religion and virtue." The result was the composition of the first part of 'Pamela,' the two large volumes of which were written...
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The penny cyclopædia [ed. by G. Long]., Volume 20

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1841
...natural manner suitable to the simplicity of it, might possibly introduce a new species of writing, that might possibly turn young people into a course of...tend to promote the cause of religion and virtue.' The result was the composition of the first part of 'Pamela,' the two lar^e volumes of which were written...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

Methodist Church - 1860
...became an author, rather as an amateur than professionally. With the confession of the wish that he " might possibly turn young people into a course of reading different from the pomp and parade of romance writing, and, dismissing the improbable and marvelous with which novels generally abound, might...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 7

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1825
...natural manner, suitable to the simplicity of it, might possibly introduce a new species of writing, that might possibly turn young people into a course of...tend to promote the cause of religion and virtue. I therefore gave way to enlargement ; and so Pamela became as you see her. But so little did I hope...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...the composition of hiPamela, as a warning to young people, and with » hope that it would ' turn them geese that gabbled o'er the pool, The playful children just l roman« writing.' It was written in about three month!, and published in the year 1741, with such success,...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...composition of hii Pamela, as a warning to young people, and with a hope that it would ' turn them of rich Cathay. [Pestilence at Carthagena.'} Wasteful, forth romance writing.' It was written in about three months, and published in the year 1741, with such success,...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 8

Walter Scott - 1847
...turn young people into a course of reading différent from the pomp and parade of romance writing, and, dismissing the improbable and marvellous, with...tend to promote the cause of religion and virtue. I therefore gave way to enlargement ; and so Pamela bdcame as you see her. But so little did I hope...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 20

1841
...natural manner suitable to the simplicity of it, might possibly introduce a new species of writing, that might possibly turn young people into a course of...tend to promote the cause of religion and virtue.' The result was the composition of the first part of 'Pamela,' the two largo volumes of which were written...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...composition of his Pamela, as a warning to young people ; and with a hope that it would ' turn them into a course of reading different from the pomp and parade of romance writing.' The work was written in about three months, and published in 1741, with such success,...
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