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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 427 Volume 17, New Series, March 6, 1852   By:

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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 427 Volume 17, New Series, March 6, 1852 is a captivating collection of essays, stories, and informative articles that provide a fascinating glimpse into the social and cultural landscape of 19th century Scotland. The diverse range of topics covered in this issue, from politics to literature to science, ensures that there is something for every reader to enjoy.

One of the standout pieces in this volume is a detailed account of a new scientific discovery, written in a clear and engaging style that makes even complex topics accessible to the average reader. The journal also includes several short stories and poems that showcase the literary talents of the time, offering readers a chance to escape into worlds of imagination and creativity.

Overall, Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 427 Volume 17, New Series, March 6, 1852 is a thought-provoking and entertaining read that is sure to appeal to anyone with an interest in history, literature, or science. Its blend of informative articles and engaging fiction make it a valuable addition to any library.

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No. 427. NEW SERIES. SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 1852. PRICE 1½ d.


The 'Mother Bunch' public house stands modestly aside from the din, traffic, and turmoil of a leading London thoroughfare, and retires, like a bashful maiden, from the gaze of a crowd to the society of its own select circle. It is situated in a short and rather narrow street, leading from an omnibus route running north from the city to nowhere in particular or, if particulars must be given, to that complicated assemblage of carts, cabs, and clothes lines; of manure heaps and disorganised pumps; of caged thrushes, blackbirds, and magpies; of dead dogs and cats, and colonies of thriving rats; of imprisoned terriers and goats let out on parole; of shrill and angry maternity and mud loving infancy; and of hissing, curry combing grooms and haltered horses, to which Londoners have given the designation of a Mews. Mr Peter Bowley, the landlord of the 'Mother Bunch,' was the late butler of the late Sir Plumberry Muggs; and having succeeded, on the demise of the baronet, to a legacy of L.500, and finding himself unable any longer to resist the charms of his seven years' comforter and counsellor, the cook, supplemented as they were by the attractions of a legacy of the like amount, he had united his destiny and wealth with hers in one common cause... Continue reading book >>

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