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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 446 Volume 18, New Series, July 17, 1852 is a fascinating collection of informative and entertaining articles that provide a glimpse into the culture and society of the mid-19th century. The variety of topics covered in this issue is impressive, ranging from scientific discoveries to literary critiques to historical anecdotes.

One particularly engaging article discusses the architecture of ancient Rome, providing detailed descriptions of the grand structures that once stood in the city. Another piece delves into the importance of preserving historical artifacts and documents for future generations.

The writing style is eloquent and engaging, making for an enjoyable and educational read. The authors demonstrate a depth of knowledge and a passion for their subject matter that is evident in the thorough research and thoughtful analysis presented in each article.

Overall, Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 446 Volume 18, New Series, July 17, 1852 is a valuable resource for anyone interested in history, culture, and literature. Its blend of informative articles and engaging storytelling makes it a pleasure to read, and I highly recommend it to anyone looking to expand their knowledge and understanding of the world.

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CHAMBERS' EDINBURGH JOURNAL

CONDUCTED BY WILLIAM AND ROBERT CHAMBERS, EDITORS OF 'CHAMBERS'S INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE,' 'CHAMBERS'S EDUCATIONAL COURSE,' &c.

No. 446. NEW SERIES. SATURDAY, JULY 17, 1852. PRICE 1 1/2 d.

WOLF CHILDREN.

It is a pity that the present age is so completely absorbed in materialities, at a time when the facilities are so singularly great for a philosophy which would inquire into the constitution of our moral nature. In the North Pacific, we are in contact with tribes of savages ripening, sensibly to the eye, into civilised communities; and we are able to watch the change as dispassionately as if we were in our studies examining the wonders of the minute creation through a microscope. In America, we have before us a living model, blind, mute, deaf, and without the sense of smell; communicating with the external world by the sense of touch alone; yet endowed with a rare intelligence, which permits us to see, through the fourfold veil that shrouds her, the original germs of the human character.[1] Nearer home, we have been from time to time attracted and astonished by the spectacle of children, born of European parents, emerging from forests where they had been lost for a series of years, fallen back, not into the moral condition of savages, but of wild beasts, with the sentiments and even the instincts of their kind obliterated for ever... Continue reading book >>


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