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“ Not his, the fortitude that mocks at pains,
But that which feels them most, and most sustains."

MONTGOMERY.

IN FOUR VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

FRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,

PATERNOSTER-ROW.

1

THE

RECLUSE OF NORWAY.

CHAPTER I.

THEODORE now felt the full advan

tage of former application. Having studied every language he had learned with critical

accuracy, and perpetually exercised himself in writing as well as reading them, he was enabled to answer the letters of Englishmen, German's, and Italians with the elegance of a native.

Where the subjects were purely intellec'tual, his pen flowed with the clearness and originality of his own ideas; and where they were mixed with other topics, the instruc

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