Anecdotes, Religious, Moral, and Entertaining

Anecdotes, Religious, Moral, and Entertaining : Alphabetically Arranged, and Interspersed with a Variety of Useful Observations (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Anecdotes, Religious, Moral, and Entertaining: Alphabetically Arranged, and Interspersed With a Variety of Useful Observations The reader will evidently see that novelty has not been so much my design as utility. If any object, however, to the Work on this account, I can only say in reply, that Anecdotes cannot be made. In writing on any system, invention may be displayed: and the ideas of the author may bear the air of novelty; but in a Work of this kind we must confine ourselves to our materials. Iown it is not difficult to find, new and then, an original Anecdote; but, in this age of writing and publishing, it would be very difficult indeed to find a volume of them, since almost every thing of importance is speedily conveyed to the press for the public benefit. 'we must, therefore, take them as we find them, and make the best improvement of them we can. 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 | 504 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 26mm | 667g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243109075
  • 9780243109074