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" Jacob) — the structure commenced in our own land by Horace Walpole, Monk Lewis, Mrs. Radcliffe, and Maturin, but left imperfect and inharmonious, requires, now that the rubbish which choked up its approach is removed, only the hand of the skilful architect... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 506
1897
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Rookwood [by W.H. Ainsworth]. Revised. By W.H. Ainsworth

William Harrison Ainsworth - 1837
...Paul Lacroix (le 'Bibliophile Jacob) — the structure, commenced in our own land by Horace Waipole, Monk Lewis, Mrs. RadclifFe, and Maturin, but left...architect to its entire renovation and perfection. I have not included the great name of WAL-TER SCOTT in this list, because, in the sense to which I...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

1837
...Paul ' Lacroix (Le Bibliophile Jacob), the structure commenced in ' our own land by Horace Walpole, Lewis, Mrs Radcliffe, ' and Maturin, but left imperfect...architect to its entire renovation ' and perfection. I have not included the great name of Walter ' Scott in this list, because, in the sense to which I...
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Rookwood: A Romance

William Harrison Ainsworth - 1849 - 338 pages
...Lecroix (le Bibliophile Jacob) — the structure commenced in our own land by Horace Walpole, Monk uewis, Mrs. Radcliffe, and Maturin, but left imperfect and...architect to its entire renovation and perfection. And now, having said my say, 1 must bid you, worthy reader, farewell. Beseeching you, in the words...
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Rookwood [by W.H. Ainsworth]. Illustr. libr. ed

William Harrison Ainsworth - 1878
...and French writers — by Hoffman, Tieck, Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, Balzac, and Paul Lacroix — the structure commenced in our own land by Horace...architect to its entire renovation and perfection. And now, having said my say, I must bid you, worthy reader, farewell, beseeching you, in the words...
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The Mysteries of Paris and London

Richard Maxwell - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 415 pages
...French writers — by Hoffmann, Tieck, Hugo, Dumas, Balzac, and Paul Lecroix (Le Bibliophile Jacob) — the structure commenced in our own land by Horace...architect to its entire renovation and perfection" {Rookwood, in Ainsworth, Collected Works, xxxviii). To get a sense of how much Dickens shares with...
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To Kill a Text: The Dialogic Fiction of Hugo, Dickens, and Zola

Ilinca Zarifopol-Johnston - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 260 pages
...by the German and French writers, — by Hoffman, Tieck, Hugo, Dumas, Balzac, and Paul Lacroix — the structure, commenced in our own land by Horace...up its approach, is removed, only the hand of the skillful architect to its entire renovation and perfection.23 He thought no doubt that he was "the...
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Gothic Readings: The First Wave, 1764-1840

Rictor Norton - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 369 pages
...French writers, — by Hoffman, Tieck, Hugo, Dumas, Balzac, and Paul Lacroix (le Bibliophile Jacob) — the structure, commenced in our own land by Horace Walpole, Monk Lewis, Mrs RadchfTe, and Maturin, but left imperfect and inharmonious, requires, now that the rubbish, which choked...
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The Lancashire Witches: Histories and Stories

Robert Poole - History - 2002 - 226 pages
...Modified by the German and French writers - by Hoffman, Tieck, Hugo, Dumas, Balzac and Paul Lacroix - the structure, commenced in our own land by Horace...the skilful architect to its entire renovation and perfection.48 This was the form he chose in which to tell the story of the Lancashire witches. Belief...
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