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which still remains unanswered , is the fact that to the shooter death is a sport , not a necessity . — Ed . ] Saunderss Portraits and Memoirs of the most Eminent Living Political Reformers . Part I . Lord John Russell , M . P . ; Charles Buller , Esq . M . P . ; John Arthur Roebuck , . Esq . M . P . John Saunders ,
jun . From the first number we mayjudge that Mr Saunders ' s publication will be a most handsome work , valuable and dear to the Liberals t > f our country . Dear and yet cheap ; for its very moderate price places it within the reach of all who do not absolutely eat the whole of their income . The
engravings are well executed ; unless the second ( of Mr Buller ) be considered a little cloudy , which is not in Seriven ' s usual style . The likeness of Lord John is from a bust , a plan not to our fancy ; but it is spirited , and like . The portrait of John Arthur Roebuck is
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the best of the set . It is exceedingly like ; the expression only wanting a little more vigour and fire to make it perfect . But is not the hair too light ? The lively but earnest pen that writes the Memoirs is here tempered by the preciseness requisite in dealing with a compressed narrative of matters of fact and detail :
but the life is in it , and we have some masterly touches in the memoir of the noble Secretary . The remarks on Mr Buller ' s wit , and its collateral effects , are excellent , if not too refined—we mean in
respect to an over-estimate of injurious consequences . The memoir of Mr Roebuck breaks off at an interesting point ( in the midst of some critical epithets ) and it would be indiscreet to express an opinion of it till the writer has completed his sentence .
[ Helena , Dr Adam Clarke ' s Works , Voyages of a Midshipman , The Booh of Sports , and Chapters on Early English literature , next month . ]
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The sight of the handwriting of our old friend C . W . is always welcome ; but what has been already printed , however worthy , is prohibited from re-appearance in these wonderful repositories of originality , entitled magazines . An answer has been published to the ' Six Months in a Convent , ' alluded to by " A Subscriber ; ' * but we cannot call to mind the title of it . A reply to the answer , under the title of * Further Disclosures , ' was published , in London , by Mr Hodgson , of Fleet street , which would point out the title of the work in question . We are obliged to delay our answer to A . H . till our next . A letter was left for our respected friend * 8 friend C . C . in Norfolk street , to which we have not had the pleasure of a reply . Does this notice apply to Major C . ? A . W . 's Sonnet has good points , but is very unequal . So is the Soliloquy of . J . H . S »
We cannot avail ourselves of the contributions of E . J . H ., C . R ., nor even of the paper of Lector , the leading idea of which is very pleasant , but not equally well worked out . And W . A . W . should take more pains to do the flame for his reflec * ttoits , which are worth it , J . A . H . does us honour ; but the length of contributions of the nature sent us , it found not to be suitable to magazines . We cannot undertake to give answers before the expiration of the month , nor to keep manuscripts for return . ' ..
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Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Sept. 1, 1837, page 224, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct1835/page/80/