This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1767 edition. Excerpt: ..., Ssiew hiriratfbs, my 'HamrrfeJjNaWe ftmJtotts fafferings., thesamfr'ooveY ty.and, o"aw, from which people now fly as they ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1767 edition. Excerpt: ..., Ssiew hiriratfbs, my 'HamrrfeJjNaWe ftmJtotts fafferings., thesamfr'ooveY ty.and, o"aw, from which people now fly as they would from a plague, were once the desire of heroes, and the fashion of nations; and that thousands of patriots, .of captains, and philosophers, through a love of their country, or of glory, of applause during life, or distinction after death, have rejected wealth and pleasure, embraced want and hardship, and suffered more, from a voluntary mortification t: arid self-denial, than our church seems tb ': require in these days, for the conquest'of .sensual world into which we are fallen, and for entitling us to a crown in the kingdom of Eternity. So saying, Mr. Fenton got up from table, and observing that it Was late, wished 3Glement a good nightt iG 'ij '. 'm.Our hero was how eight years of age; and weekly and daily, continued to be exercised-in feats of bodily prowess and agility; and in acts of mental benevolence, and service to mankind: . '!. Mr.. Fenton had, already, provided ftfs favourite with a dancing-master, the most approved for skill in his profession; as also, with a noted fencing-master, Who further taught him the noble sciences of the cudgel and quarter-staff." He was i'"': ' 6 now now/on.thifiWebrfvrfjibe.i;iosti drstia-, gashed, ragH j fsrtbp aBeartgaedeai n t order to; a;6omplish our: hero/in vthe: mjifo teries of bruising, of wrelUiragyranti..dfi tripping; and having, in a shot time, procured the person defined i, he purchased! for. lus Harcy a jgtftU.xbufi beautiful Span. "qish jennet that was perfectly dresled, 'asl they eall it, or rid to the;manege; arid once in every week or fortnights.hfrififtn companied his darling to the riding.house, in Islington, where he sew him instructed in all..."
Good with no dust jacket. Volume II ONLY of a multi-volume set. Cover is moderately soiled and mildly worn. Gilt upper closed edge. Mild glue stains to pastedowns and endpages. Mildly age-toned text. Strong binding. A Little Store that's BIG on Service. Free Delivery Confirmation on every package.; The New pocket library; 875 pages.
George Routledge & Sons Ltd, London, UK, 1906. 1st Ed(AsSuch), Good, Hard Cover, Size=6."x8.5", 427pgs. EX-College Library with white spine library number, bookplate inside front cover, tiny bookseller sticker on front endpaper, library perforated stamp on Title Page, small ink library stamp on rear endpaper. Spine cloth frayed at edges, page ends browned, Biographical Preface by Charles Kingsley, M.A. & A New Life of the Author by E. A. Baker, M.A., o.w. a clean copy. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
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