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character of a town-gallant

character of a town-gallant

exposing the extravagant fopperies of fome vain self-conceited pretenders to gentility and good breeding.

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Published by Printed for W.L. in London .
Written in English


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  Oblomov ()/1/5. From Wikisource passionate glances of a town gallant. morals of that mode of life young Oblomov's mind and heart had become saturated before even he had seen his first book. Who knows how early the growth of the intellectual germ in the youthful brain begins? Can we, in that youthful con- sciousness, follow the. Dorothy Osborne was the wife of the famous Sir William Temple, and apology for her biography will be found in her own letters. Some of these were printed in a Life of Sir William Temple, by the Right Honourable Thomas Peregrine Courtenay, a man better known to the Tory politician of fifty years ago than to any world of letters in that day or this.


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The character of a town-gallant; exposing the extravagant fopperies of some vain self-conceited pretenders to gentility and good breeding. Publisher: London, Printed for W.L., The Character of a town-gallant: exposing the extravagant fopperies of some vain self-conceited pretenders to gentility, and good breeding.

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“The Character of a town-gallant” appeared in in London; but it might just as well have been published in a number of other cities or even towns where fashion now reigned.

The gallant had become a stock character, strutting and preening his way across English, Dutch, French, and German pages. Full text of "The old book collector's miscellany; or, A collection of readable reprints of literary rarities, illustrative of the history, literature, manners, and biography of the English nation during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries" See other formats.

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For Temple's character emerges more and more clearly as the letters go on—it is a proof of Dorothy's gift as a correspondent. A good letter-writer so takes the colour of the reader at the other end, that from reading the one we can imagine the other.

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These were encounters one might have when visiting what Boyle called this “libertine city”. In a wonderful description was given of The Character of a Town-Gallant. Dorothy Osborne's Letters Novem Dorothy, Lady Temple, Gaspar For Temple’s character emerges more and more clearly as the letters go on—it is a proof of Dorothy’s gift as a correspondent.

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