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COLLECTION

OF

ANCIENT AND MODERN

ENGLISH AUTHORS.

VOL. CXLI.

ROBINSON CRUSOE.

OPINIONS ON ROBINSON CRUSOE.

“No fiction in any language was ever better supported than the ADVENTURES OF BOBINSON CRUSOE."-Dr. BLAIR.

“ROBINSON CRUSOE is the first book I ever read with pleasure; and I believe every boy in Europe might say the same."-MARMONTEL.

"Was there ever any thing written by mere man that was wished longer by its readers, excepting DON QUIXOTE, ROBINSON CRUSOE, and the PILGRIM'S PROGRESS?"DR. JOHNSON.

“6 De Poe's style is every where beautiful, but plain and honely. ROBINSON CRUSOE is delightful to all rauks and classes, and worthy to find a shelf in the libraries of the wealthiest and the most learned."-CHARLES LAMB.

"If it be inquired by what charm it is that these SURPRISING ADVENTURES should have instantly pleased, and always pleased, it will be found that few books have ever so naturally mingled amusement with instruction."-CHALMERS.

- Society is for ever indebted to the memory of De Foe for his production of a work in which the ways of Providence are simply and pleasingly vindicated, and a lasting and useful moral is conveyed through the channel of an interesting and delightful story."SIR WALTER SCOIT.

“ ROBINSON CRUSOE must be allowed, by the most rigid moralist, to be one of those novels wbich one may read, not only with pleasure, but also with profit. It breathes throughout a spirit of piety and benevolence; it sets in a very striking light the importance of the mechanic arts, which they, who know not what it is to be without them, are so apt to undervalue; and it fixes in the mind a lively idea of the horrors of solitude, and, consequently, of the sweets of social life, and of the blessings we derive from conversation and mutual aid."-DR. BEATTIE.

PRINTED BY CASIMIR, 12, RUE DE LA VIEILLE-MONNAIE.

THE

LIFE AND ADVENTURES

ОР

ROBINSON CRUSOE,

OF YORK, MARINER.

WITH AN ACCOUNT

OF HIS TRAVELS ROUND THREE PARTS OF THE GLOBE.

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ROB DU COQ, NEAR THE LOUVRE.
SOLD ALSO BY AMYOT, RUB DE LA PAIX; TRUCHY, BOULEVARD DES ITALIENS;
TUÉOPHILE BARROIS, JUN., RUE RICHELIEU; LIBRAIRIE DES ÉTRANGERS,

RUE NEUVE-SAINT-AUGUSTIN; AND FRENCH AND ENGLISU LIBRARY,

RUE VIVIENNE.

1836.

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