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Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...NARRATIVE and MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Narrative and ... ... Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...the pilot of Dyrrhachium, she might have said, for the comfort of her poor timorous boat, (though destined soon to perish,) ‘Catalinam vehis, et fortu... ...less generally known, or more striking to the imagination, than the flight eastwards of a principal Tartar nation across the boundless steppes of Asia... ...ne side, strong by her intellect and her organization, and the `Bar- baric East’ on the other, with her unnumbered numbers? The match was a monstrous ... ...ion) it was held by those best ac- quainted with the difficult and obscure geography of these pathless steppes—that the loss of this one narrow strait... ... it is not true that, in any philo- sophic view, primus in orbe deos fecit timor—meaning by fecit even so much as raised into light. As Burke remarked... ...g, upon any question of philosophy or of science, espe- cially of physical geography,* chemistry, or natural history. He talked satisfactorily, in his...

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........................ 76 KATE?S PASSAGE OVER THE ANDES ................................................................................... 102 FLIGHT OF A TARTAR TRIBE.................................................................................................. 140 Volume Two ................................................................. 189 SYSTEM OF THE HEAVENS AS...

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