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Consular Service and Society in Egypt
“A small number of European families … keep up their spirits under a species of exile, and maintain with vigorous earnestness the forms of friendly intercourse … partly due, no doubt, to the favorable natural characteristics of the country, to its delicious winter climate, … to its interesting historical associations.”
Dickens’s Great Expectations
“The idea of an innocent boy establishing unconsciously an immense influence over the mind of a hunted felon … haunted Dickens’s imagination until he gathered round it a whole new world of characters and incidents.”
The Queen of Sheba
Fictitious Lives of Chaucer
A Study of De Stendhal
The Silver Bridge
A Counterfeit Presentment: Comedy. In Three Parts. Part Second
Crude and Curious Inventions at the Centennial Exhibition
The Temptation of Gabriel
The Child of the State
Are Titles and Debts Property?
The Contributors' Club