Owen Tudor, by the author of 'Whitefriars'.


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Seite 440 - Mrs. Crowe has a clearness and plain force of style, and a power in giving reality to a scene, by accumulating a number of minute details, that reminds us forcibly of Defoe.
Seite 440 - Prescott's works in point of style rank with the ablest English historians, and paragraphs may be found in which the grace and elegance of Addison are combined with Robertson's cadence and Gibbon's brilliancy.
Seite 441 - Mrs. Brunton surrounds her stories, as it were, with an atmosphere of moral light and beauty, and melts into something like consistency and unity the discordant materials of the tale.
Seite 441 - Gerstaecker's books abound in adventure and scenes of excitement; and are fully equal, in that respect, to the stories either of Marryat, Cooper, or Dana.
Seite 439 - Tour round my Garden,' by Alphonse Karr, and think it is caleulated to do a world of good. The stay-at-home mnn pursues the traveller with incessant banter ; he shows that in his little world of a garden he has all the pains and pleasures, all the sights and sounds, of travel.
Seite 441 - Miss Porter's works are popular in every sense of the word ; they are read now with as much pleasure and avidity as when they were originally published.

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