Baldwin's Monthly Volume 8-11

Baldwin's Monthly Volume 8-11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...The Tenm "we."--The plnral style oi speaking ("we') among kings was hegnn hy King John of England, A.D. 1119. Before that time sovereigns nsed the singnlar person in their edicts. The German and the French sovereigns followed the example of King John in 1300. When editors hegan to say "we" is not known. A Mothen's ArmcB.--Sir William Jones, when a mere child, was very inqnisitive. His mother was a woman of great intelligence, and he wonld apply to her!or the information which he desired; hnt her constant reply was: "Read, and yon will know." This gave him a passion for hooks, which was one of the principal means of making him what he was. Ix)nd Bykon's "Consain."--The Earl of Dndley, in "Utters " (1818) says: "To me Byron's 'Corsair' appears the hest of all his works. Rapidity of execntion is no sort of apology for doing a thing ill, hnt w hen it is done well, the wonder is so mnch the greater. urn told he wrote this poem at ten sittings--certainly it did not take him more than three weeks. "JoHpM7L"rMr. C. H. Wehh) dedicates his forth ming hook "To the Bald-headed, that Nohle and Shining Army of Martyrs," and looks to them ior patranage For, seeing that "loss ot hair is caused hy JJ-sleep," he offers them "not poppy nor mandrasora, hat a hook of my own composing for a composing Qrarght. snrely in my Wake all fouow 'Tired nalUre s nak-restorer, halmy sleep I'" M'?ttD ealth.--A man diseased in hody can have err. s of ni8 weaith 06 11 ever 8o mnch. A golden own cannot cnre the headache, nor a velvet slipper Inn iai9Cpo tne gonts nor a pnrple rohe fray away a JWJjWr, A sick man is alike sick wheresoever % 5nT 58""" a hed of Kold or on a...show more

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  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 671g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236652347
  • 9781236652348