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History, Science, Literature, the Fine Arts,
&c. &c. &c.
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“I am obliged to part with my whole stock, and am resolved to sell it by auction :
PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY JOHN DUNCOMBE,
BOOKSELLERS IN TOWN AND COUNTRY.
No. 145.-Vol. VI.]
[OCTOBER 29, 1825.
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TRE MIRROR OF THE TIMES,”
A View of Society & Manners—The Court-The Bar, & The Drama : ANECDOTES of WIT, HUMOUR, & FASHION, WITH ALL THE GAY VARIETY OF
Thy spirit, Independence! let me share,
Snullet's Ode to Independence. The two best novel writers in the trayed in his “Roderick Random," of English language are Fielding and which he made himself the hero; and Smollett; and they both lie buried in his brilliant side delineated in the huniours foreign lands: the former at Lisbon, of “ Peregrine Pickle.” and the other in Tuscany, whither they Dr. Smollet was a native of the vale tied in pursuit of that visionary phan of Dumbarton, near Greenock, in Scottom-health-a fickle goddess, to whom
land: bis family were very ancient and both niight have applied these lines
respectable, but not in circumstances of Which like the circle bounding earth and skies affluence. After receiving a country Allures from far, and, as I follow, flies.
education, which in Scotland can be had Dr. Smollet's unfortunate part of bis. both cheap and good, he was apprenticed life is well known to be faithfully pour to a surgeon and apothecary; and when VOL. VI.