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Letters to an American familyWith an introdby Lucy WBaxter and original drawings by Thackeray . Mr. Thackeray. The lecture of this gentle-man last evening on Steele and the wita of QneenAnnes time, was ah amusing performance, and[seemed to give great satisfaction. We think,Tiowever, that the lecturer hardly did justice toihe fine passage from Addisons paper on West^minster Abbey, When I look upon the tombs ofU19 great, &o., so familiar to out school-boys.Mr. Thackeray slurred.it over abominably, in hisreading—so that, if we had not had the passagewell in our memory, we should have set it downa

Letters to an American familyWith an introdby Lucy WBaxter and original drawings by Thackeray . Mr. Thackeray. The lecture of this gentle-man last evening on Steele and the wita of QneenAnnes time, was ah amusing performance, and[seemed to give great satisfaction. We think,Tiowever, that the lecturer hardly did justice toihe fine passage from Addisons paper on West^minster Abbey, When I look upon the tombs ofU19 great, &o., so familiar to out school-boys.Mr. Thackeray slurred.it over abominably, in hisreading—so that, if we had not had the passagewell in our memory, we should have set it downa Stock Photo
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Letters to an American familyWith an introdby Lucy WBaxter and original drawings by Thackeray . Mr. Thackeray. The lecture of this gentle-man last evening on Steele and the wita of QneenAnnes time, was ah amusing performance, and[seemed to give great satisfaction. We think, Tiowever, that the lecturer hardly did justice toihe fine passage from Addisons paper on West^minster Abbey, When I look upon the tombs ofU19 great, &o., so familiar to out school-boys.Mr. Thackeray slurred.it over abominably, in hisreading—so that, if we had not had the passagewell in our memory, we should have set it downas the. veriest commonplace, whereas it is one ofthe most exquisite passages of English prose, which is to be found..

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