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WHO WERE THE “ANCIENT BRITONS”?

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… Before proceeding to recount the myths of the “Ancient Britons”, it will be well to decide what people, exactly, we mean by that loose but convenient phrase. We have, all of us, vague ideas of Ancient Britons, recollected, doubtless, … Continue reading

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How to write a Fashionable Novel

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[Scene.—Chambers in Lincoln’s Inn. Arthur Ansard at a briefless table, tête-à-tête with his wig on a block. A. casts a disconsolate look upon his companion, and soliloquises.] Yes, there you stand, “partner of my toils, my feelings, and my fame.” … Continue reading

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How to write a Romance

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Mr Arthur Ansard, standing at his table, selecting a steel pen from a card on which a dozen are ranged up, like soldiers on parade. I must find a regular graver to write this chapter of horrors. No… Source: How … Continue reading

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How to write a Romance

Mr Arthur Ansard, standing at his table, selecting a steel pen from a card on which a dozen are ranged up, like soldiers on parade. I must find a regular graver to write this chapter of horrors. No goose quill … Continue reading

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OUR PETS.

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By S. S. There are two very different ways of enjoying the companionship of tame animals. One is by petting and fondling them without regard to their natural habits and individual happiness; the other is by cultivating their friendship, and … Continue reading

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A SUBURBAN FAIR.

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OUR neighbourhood is particularly genteel, Grove especially so; the semi-detached villas are as much alike as two peas, and the laburnums and lilac-trees in our front gardens interchange their branches over the dwarf party-wall as affectionately as young school-girls interlace … Continue reading

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A PHASE OF THE ARCTIC MYSTERY.

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THE details of the expedition sent out by Lady Franklin in the steam yacht Fox, shortly will be, if they are not already, before the public. Sir John Franklin, as we learn, died as early as June llth, 1847. His … Continue reading

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