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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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Complete Rhetoric

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1885 - 366 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.' In the hands of Scott, who in 1814, as the author of Waverley, burst on the novelreading public 'like...
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Complete Rhetoric

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1885 - 346 pages
...a .story in an easy and natural manner, he '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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Queries: Devoted to Literature, Art, Science, Education, Volume 1

1885
...that his book would have a wholesome moral influence on the minds of young persons, and turn "them into a course of reading different from the pomp and parade of romance writing." From the romances indeed he was careful to borrow nothing either of matter or form....
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Samuel Richardson's "Pamela.": Ihre quellen und ihr einfluss auf die ...

Max Gassmeyer - 1890 - 87 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." Fast möchte es nach dem...
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The English Novel: A Short Sketch of Its History from the Earliest Times to ...

Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh - English fiction - 1894 - 298 pages
...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...tend to promote the cause of religion and virtue." And so it came about that a book, the original design of which bore about as much relation to literature...
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The English Novel: Being a Short Sketch of Its History from the Earliest ...

Walter Raleigh - English fiction - 1894 - 298 pages
...become conscious that he was introducing " a new species of writing." His hope was, he says, that it " 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 Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 19

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...useful for young people. The result was Pamela ; or. Virtue Rewarded, a story which he hoped " would turn young people into a course of reading different from the pomp and parade of romance-writing." This novel (2 vols., 1740) met with unexampled success, five editions being called for within a year....
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A first sketch of English literature. With suppl. to the end of queen ...

Henry Morley - 1912
...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...and marvellous, with which novels generally abound, mignt tend to promote the cause of religion and virtue." The book, as firs: complete in two volumes,...
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The Novels of Samuel Richardson: Complete and Unabridged ...

Samuel Richardson - 1902 - 416 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...
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The Complete Novels, Volume 1

Samuel Richardson - 1902
...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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