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A Century of English Essays

An Anthology Ranging from Caxton to R. L. Stevenson & the Writers of Our Own Time

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 197,192 / 558 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75
LoC Categories: AC, PR
Downloads: 1,729
Added to site: 2010.05.06 27634
Genre: Essays

ndicator, 1820 351

81. The Old Gentleman " " " " 355

82. The Old Lady " " " " 359

83. The Maid-Servant " " " " 363

84. Characteristics Carlyle, Miscellanies 366

85. Tunbridge Toys Thackeray, Roundabout Papers 404

86. Night Walks Dickens, The Uncommercial Traveller 410

87. "A Penny Plain and Twopence Coloured" R. L. Stevenson, Memories and Portraits 419

88. July Grass Richard Jefferies, Field and Hedgerow 425

89. Worn-out Types Augustine Birrell, Obiter Dicta 428

90. Book-buying " " " " 433

91. The Whole Duty of Woman Edmund Gosse, The Realm, 1895 436

92. Steele's Letters Austin Dobson, Eighteenth Century Vignettes 441

93. A Defence of Nonsense G. K. Chesterton, The Defendant 446

94. The Colour of Life Alice Meynell, The Colour of Life 450

95. A Funeral E. V. Lucas, Character and Comedy 453

96. Fir



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