Considers that the Mirror of Literature has succeeded primarily through the 'economy' of its plan and its encouragement of 'the spirit of curiosity' (iii). Observes: 'The arrangement of the present Volume, generally accords with those of its successful predecessors. Fact and fancy; sentiment, poetry, and popular science; anecdote and art; love of nature and knowledge of the world—alternate in its columns' (iv).
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