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Within a few years past , great exertions have been made by the scientific , to
gain deeper insight into the character of these men ; and it is to be hoped that , by
the aid of some newly - discovered tradition , or other knowledge , afforded by ...
Traces of but two of the many towers designated on the old charts , are
discoverable ; and a city , whose obstinate and prolonged conflicts with the
Venitian republic are alone sufficient to vindicate the warlike character of its
ancient inhabitants ...
Comparing them with the selfish and narrow ideas which too often mark the
manner and demean the characters of our day , we must sometimes lament , that
if the ignorance and barbarism of more warlike times have departed , so has also
Sometimes , indeed , a rare spirit is encountered , superior to the mass , and
incapable of compromising either principle or opinions , however objectless it
may seem to cherish them ; and there are few more interesting characters than
... vindicated his title to the character of a statesman , a soldier , and a poet ; and
in a warlike and violent age , had the magnanimity to conceive , and the genius to
create , an imperishable monument of intelthem ; lectual revenge . H. T. T. VOL .
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Previous review noting missing pages 380 and 381 is not correct. There are not duplicated scanned pages and I found both missing pages to be intact and included.
pp. 380 and 381, in the middle of "Mocha Dick," are missing. pp. 377 and then 376 appear to have been scanned twice instead