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  1. Dec 2018
    1. such personal advantages

      Another conceited man along the lines of Persuasion's Sir Elliot.

    2. literary alembic;

      alembic: alchemical still consisting of two vessels connected by a tube, used for distilling chemicals. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alembic

      A literary alembic would be someone who combines novels to produce the purest literary experience.

    3. physic

      (old-fashioned term) a medicine that purges; cathartic; laxative.


    4. chamber-horse

      An eighteenth-century exercise machine.

      "…A special type of chair, commonly called a 'Chamber Horse', because the motion made as you sat on it was similar to that of a trotting horse."


    5. coadjutor

      Definition of coadjutor 1 : one who works together with another https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coadjutor

    6. volume of Camilla

      Charlotte has similar reading tastes to Catherine (Northanger Abbey).

    7. Camilla's youth

      Camilla is the young protagonist of the 18th century Frances Burney novel by the same name.