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AVOIDING THOSE PERIPHERAL REGIONS OF ROMANCE

Call it a poetic faith whose satisfying sense of wonder compelled them to stop short of that marvellous and enticing flame of Promethean enchantment. Heros zigzagging with tolerable chance. “…in the preface to Tom Jones , Fielding formally asserted his┬ábelief … Continue reading

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THE PUMP-ROOM CHRONICLES

With the arrival of Beau Nash at Bath in 1702, the city would change into the city it became. It was during his time and with his encouragement that Bath began to take on an entirely different aspect. The one … Continue reading

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