Sketches and Recollections, Volume 1

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H. Colburn, 1835 - 342 pages

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Page 204 - The Adaptation of External Nature to the Moral and Intellectual Constitution of Man, by the Rev. THOMAS CHALMERS, DD, Professor of Divinity in the University of Edinburgh. II. The adaptation of External Nature to the Physical Condition of Man, by JOHN KIDD, MD, FRS, Regins Professor of Medicine in the University of Oxford.
Page 180 - India, he said that one was a dose — had rather not double the Cape; and at the first glass of champagne, he inquired whether there had been a plentiful supply of gooseberries that year. In short, whether it were that the company knew not how to appreciate his style of wit and pleasantry, or that he was in reality a very disagreeable person, the fact is that — but hold! let us say nothing ill of him; he died last week, at Folkestone, of a surfeit of goose, in the forty-ninth year of his age.
Page 161 - Should he but be unengaged for the twenty-fourth of August ! But he is so caught up ! I was invited to meet him at dinner last Sunday at Jones's, but he didn't come. Such a disappointment to us! However, I shall meet him on Thursday at the Time's, if he should but keep his promise, and then " " But, uncle,

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