LINLEY, William. Forbidden Apartments (1800)
2nd ser. 32 (June 1801): 231.
The author of Forbidden Apartments seems to be highly
sensible of man’s religious obligations: and the subjugation
of our passions to the revealed will of our Creator is the laudable
doctrine firmly and steadily inculcated throughout these volumes.
In point of grammatical precision, however, the writer is frequently
defective; and the distance of thirteen years from the parting of
the baronet and Fordyce to their meeting again is at least four times
too great. If the absence of friends and lovers is thus to be intolerably
prolonged, authors should in conscience bestow upon them an antediluvian
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