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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 24, October, 1859   By:

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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 24, October, 1859 is a collection of thought-provoking essays and articles that capture the political and social climate of the 19th century. The variety of topics covered in this volume, from literature to science to politics, offers a comprehensive look at the issues of the time.

The writing is engaging and well-researched, with each piece adding a unique perspective to the overarching theme of the magazine. The authors show a deep understanding of their subjects, and their passion shines through in their work.

One particularly striking aspect of this volume is the diversity of voices represented. From well-known figures to lesser-known writers, each contribution brings something valuable to the table, making for a rich and satisfying read.

Overall, The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 24, October, 1859 is a must-read for anyone interested in history, literature, or politics. It offers a fascinating glimpse into the past and provides valuable insights that are still relevant today.

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Toward the end of a city morning, that is, about four o'clock in the afternoon, Stanford Grey, and his guest, Daniel Tomes, paused in an argument which had engaged them earnestly for more than half an hour. What they had talked about it concerns us not to know. We take them as we find them, each leaning back in his chair, confirmed in the opinion that he had maintained, convinced only of his opponent's ability and rectitude of purpose, and enjoying the gradual subsidence of the excitement that accompanies the friendliest intellectual strife as surely as it does the gloved set tos between those two "talented professors of the noble science of self defence" who beat each other with stuffed buck skin, at notably brief intervals, for the benefit of the widow and children of the late lamented Slippery Jim, or some other equally mysterious and eminent person.

The room in which they sat was one of those third rooms on the first floor, by which city house builders, self styled architects, have made the second room useless except at night, in their endeavor to reconcile a desire for a multitude of apartments with the fancied necessity that compels some men to live where land costs five dollars the square foot... Continue reading book >>

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