The Album, Vol. 1

The Album, Vol. 1 : April-July, 1822 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Album, Vol. 1: April-July, 1822 With the exception of Pope, the age of Anne had'no poet - absolutely none for no one dreams in these days of calling Cato, - or the Letter from Italy - or Cadenas and Vanessa, - or Gay's Fables - poetry. Young, it is true, lived in the reign of Anne; but the works on which his fame rests were composed at so much later a period, that he can scarcely be classed among the writers of whom we speak. Indeed, we believe, that very few even of his earlier pieces were composed, or at least published, till after the death of Queen Anne.' Addison and Swift are the two other great pillars on which the fame of this era rests. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 438 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 23mm | 581g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243316542
  • 9780243316540