The Posthumous Papers Of The Pickwick Club (volume 1)

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byCharles Dickens

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1858. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OP THE PICKWICK CLUB. CHAPTER I. THE PIOKWIOKIANS. The first ray of light which illumines the gloom, and converts into a dazzling brilliancy that obscurity in which the earlier history of the public career of the immortal Pickwick would appear to be involved, is derived from the perusal of the following entry in the Transactions of the Pickwick Club, which the editor of these papers feels the highest pleasure in laying before his readers, as a proof of the careful attention, indefatigable assiduity, and nice discrimination, with which his search among the multifarious documents confided to him has been conducted. "May 12, 1827. Joseph Smiggers, Esq., P.V.P. M.P.C.* presiding. The following resolutions unanimously agreed to. "That this Association has heard read, with feelings of unmingled satisfaction, and unqualified approval, the paper communicated by Samuel Pickwick, Esq., G.C. M.P.C.,f entitled 'Speculations on the Source of the Hampstead Ponds, with some Observations on the Theory of Tittlebats;' and that this Association does hereby return its warmest thanks to the said Samuel Pickwick, Esq., G.C. M.P.C., for the same. "That while this Association is deeply sensible of the advantages which must accrue to the cause of science, from the production to which they have just adverted, no less than from the unwearied researches of Samuel Pickwick, Esq., * Perpetual Vice-President--Member Pickwick Club, t General Chairman--Member Pickwick Club. VOL. I. B G.C. M.P.C., in Hornsey, Highgate, Brixton, and Camberwell; they cannot but entertain a lively sense of the inestimable benefits which must inevitably result from carrying the speculations of that learned man into a wider field, from extending his travels, and consequently enlarging his ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1858. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OP THE PICKWICK CLUB. CHAPTER I. THE PIOKWIOKIANS. The first ray of light which illumines the gloom, and c...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:150 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.32 inPublished:January 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217309097

ISBN - 13:9780217309097

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