Readings in Melbourne: With an Essay on the Resources and Prospects of Victoria, for the Emigrant and Uneasy Classes

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Low, 1879 - 329 sivua
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This book addresses on English life in the city of Melbourne. They cover a period commencing with the earlier gold discoveries, and they close with the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh to the colony, in the year 1868.

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Sivu 11 - ... a single thought in the volume that does not contribute in some measure to the formation of a true gentleman.
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Sivu 11 - To all (both men and women ) who have neglected to read and study their native literature we would certainly suggest the volume before us as a fitting introduction.
Sivu 21 - One of the most readable books of the season ; permanently valuable, always interesting, often amusing, and not inferior in all the essentials of a gift book.
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Sivu 10 - Familiar Words. An Index Verborum, or Quotation Handbook. Affording an immediate Reference to Phrases and Sentences that have become embedded in the English language. 3rd and enlarged Edition. "The most extensive dictionary of quotation we have met with.
Sivu 11 - The chapters are so lively in themselves, so mingled with shrewd views of human nature, so full of illustrative anecdotes, that the reader cannot fail to be amused.

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