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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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An Outline History of English Literature

William Henry Hudson - English literature - 1913 - 314 pages
...manner, suitable to the simplicity of it, might possibly introduce a new species of writing, . . . turn young people into a course of reading different from the pomp and parade of romance writing, and . . . tend to promote the cause of religion and virtue." So the proposed ready...
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Essays on Books

William Lyon Phelps - Literature - 1914 - 319 pages
...natural manner, suitably 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 for...
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The English Novel: A Study in the Development of Personality

Sidney Lanier - English fiction - 1914 - 302 pages
...moral purpose of his book, saying that he thinks it might " introduce a new species of writing that might possibly turn young people into a course of reading different from the pomp and parade of romanceis writing, and . . . promote the cause of religion and virtue ; " and in the preface to the...
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A Quiet Corner in a Library

William Henry Hudson - English literature - 1915 - 238 pages
...natural manner, suitably 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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Die Journale der frühen Quäker: Zweiter Beitrag zur Geschichte des modernen ...

Emma Danielowski - Autobiography - 1921 - 138 pages
...natural manner, suitably 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 pbmp and parad of romance-writing, and dismissing the improbable and marvellous, with which novels...
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The English Novel

George Saintsbury - English fiction - 1924 - 319 pages
...story of Pamela. In shaping this into letters he thought it might be a " new species of writing that might possibly turn young people into a course of...tend to promote the cause of religion and virtue." His wife and " a young lady living with them," to whom he had read some of it, used to come into his...
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Jane Austen: A French Appreciation

Léonie Villard, Reginald Brimley Johnson - Romance fiction, English - 1924 - 248 pages
...improve upon the hint. By publishing a natural story " he might 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." Scott contends that the " effort at introducing actual novelty is more likely to produce monsters than...
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De roman in de 18e eeuw in West-Europa

J. Prinsen - English fiction - 1925 - 540 pages
...turn young people into a course of reading different from the pomp and parade of romance« writing, and dismissing the improbable and marvellous, with...tend to promote the cause of religion and virtue." Dat klinkt heel nuchter. Hij geeft den mensch in allen eenvoud, zooals hij hem ziet als scherp waarnemer;...
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Critical Opinion in the Eighteenth Century: English Personal Letter

Thomas Lucian Cline - Criticism - 1923 - 144 pages
...natural manner, suitably 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 therefor 3 gave way to enlargement; and so Pamela became as you see her." This explanation presents...
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Essays and Studies, Volume 11

English Association - English literature - 1925
...the morals of their readers. Richardson hoped in Pamela to ' introduce a new species of writing, that might possibly turn young people into a course of...romance-writing, and, dismissing the improbable and the marvellous with which novels generally abound, might tend to promote the cause of religion and...
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