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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 448 Volume 18, New Series, July 31, 1852   By:

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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal offers a fascinating glimpse into the world of 1852 through a collection of diverse articles, stories, and illustrations. The wide range of topics covered in this issue includes historical anecdotes, scientific discoveries, literary reviews, and even poetry. Readers will appreciate the depth and breadth of knowledge presented, as well as the engaging writing style that brings each topic to life.

One standout feature of this issue is the detailed account of a steamship voyage, which provides a vivid portrait of travel in the mid-19th century. The author's descriptions of the sights and sounds of the journey are both informative and immersive, offering readers a glimpse into a world that may be unfamiliar to them. Additionally, the inclusion of various short stories and poems adds a literary dimension to the journal, showcasing the talent and creativity of the writers featured.

Overall, Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 448 Volume 18, New Series, July 31, 1852 is a captivating and well-rounded publication that is sure to appeal to a wide range of readers. Whether you are interested in history, science, literature, or simply enjoy engaging with new ideas, this journal has something to offer you. Pick up a copy and prepare to be transported back in time to the world of 1852.

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No. 448. NEW SERIES. SATURDAY, JULY 31, 1852. PRICE 1 1/2 d.


A book belongs in a peculiar manner to the age and nation that produce it. It is an emanation of the thought of the time; and if it survive to an after time, it remains as a landmark of the progress of the imagination or the intellect. Some books do even more than this: they press forward to the future age, and make appeals to its maturer genius; but in so doing they still belong to their own they still wear the garb which stamps them as appertaining to a particular epoch. Of that epoch, it is true, they are, intellectually, the flower and chief; they are the expression of its finer spirit, and serve as a link between the two generations of the past and the future; but of that future so much changed in habits, and feelings, and knowledge they can never, even when acting as guides and teachers, form an essential part: there is always some bond of sympathy wanting.

A single glance at our own great books will illustrate this books which are constantly reprinted, without which no library can be tolerated which are still, generation after generation, the objects of the national worship, and are popularly supposed to afford a universal and unfailing standard of excellence in the various departments of literature... Continue reading book >>

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