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The Poriade – Adventures of Porus

The Poriade or Adventures of Porus Book IDedicated to Mrs. E. Lock, Authoress of "Leisure Hours", etc. etc. This book is most respectfully inscribed by her obliged and obedient servant, the Author. AdvertisementIt has often been observed that this is the age of facts and not of poetry; that men are more willing to follow the doctrines of Bentham than to amuse themselves with the beauties of Shakespeare. This remark has very little foundation after all. For, notwithstanding their tendency to useful objects, people are ever disposed to lend their listening ears to the gentle voice Read More...

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