English as She Is Wrote

English as She Is Wrote

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"[...]almost divine productions of Mozart, Haydn, and Handel, whether these are executed by magician concert parts in deep and highly matured melody from artistic modulated intonations of the finely cultured human voice, or played by some fairy-fingered musician upon the trembling strings of the harp or piano, comes the charming delight we experience from the mastery of English prose, and the spell-binding wizards of song who by their art of divination through their magic wand, the pen, have transformed scenes hitherto unknown and made them as immortal as those spots of the Orient and mountain haunts of the gods, whether of sunny Italy or of tuneful, heroic Greece." A farmer's daughter expresses herself in the following terms: [...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 64g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507700563
  • 9781507700563

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12 ratings
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3 17% (2)
2 25% (3)
1 25% (3)
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