Benjamin Paul Blood

Benjamin Paul Blood

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Benjamin Paul Blood (1832-1919) was an American philosopher and poet. He was born in Amsterdam, New York on November 21, 1832. His father, John Blood, was a prosperous landowner. Blood was known as an intelligent man but an unfocused one. He described himself: I was born here in Amsterdam. My father was a land holder of 700 acres [2.8 km ] here, adjoining the city on both sides of the river, and lived, as I now live, in a large brick house on the south bank of the Mohawk visible as you enter Amsterdam from the east. I was his only child, and went a good deal my own way. I ran to machinery, by fancy; patented among other devices a swathing reaper which is very successful. I was of loose and wandering ways. And was a successful gambler through the Tweed regime -- made 'bar'ls' of money, and threw it away. I was a fancy gymnast also, and have had some heavy fights, notable one of forty minutes with Edshow more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135858254
  • 9786135858259