Mirror of Literature,  9 (1827), 140–41.

My Common-Place Book. No. XVII. A Scene in the Isle of Wight



Regular Feature, Travelogue


Natural History, Collecting

    The narrator records: 'On the turf road we observe a variety of curious shells. We stop to examine them, and while we are selecting the most beautiful of them, a clap of thunder makes us jump on our feet and look around' (141).

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