Forty Years' Correspondence Between Geniusses Ov Boath Sexes, and James Elphinston; In Six Pocket-Vollumes Foar Ov Oridginal Letters, Two' Ov Poetry.

Forty Years' Correspondence Between Geniusses Ov Boath Sexes, and James Elphinston; In Six Pocket-Vollumes Foar Ov Oridginal Letters, Two' Ov Poetry.

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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. 1791 edition. Excerpt: ...eldest daughter ov a primmitive clergiman; dhe grait-nevvew ov Dr. Honneyman bisshop ov Orkney, widh dhe niece ov dhe vennerabel bisshop Falconar. Such Ancestors must (we umbly hope) devolv at least dhe blessing, on dheir successors, ov stimmulating dhem to' emm.ulacion. For dheir fake, Sir, perhaps more dhan our own, iz yoor and my persevering paciencc crowned Vol. III. H at at length widh a joy, but now and dhen vouchfafed to' anny age or stacion. Mr. William Falconar, hoo pioufly returns, at dhe command ov hiz parents, can inform our frends in dhe north, in hwat happy state he haz left us. If we can doo anny ov dhem, peculiarly yoorfelf, Sir, and Lady, anny kind ov plezzure; we hope to' be onnored widh dhe opportunity. Nor yields yoor amiabel niece, in anny gratefool or just sentiment, to' him, hoom she haz dubbly rendered, yoor sweet Lady's and, Sir, yoor moast obedient, az moast obleged servant, London, Oct. 25, 1785. JAMES ELPHINSTON. ccc. A Monsieur, M. Elphinston, a Londres, MON inclination, Monsieur, me porterait a vous ecrire une longue lettre, pour vous seliciter encore de l'heureux changement de votre etat; pour exprimer la joie que je sens, a trouver mon ami uni a une epouse digne de lui; et pour le remercier des politesses, dont il m'a fait l'honneu de de me combler, la derniere fois que j'eus le plaisir de le voir. Tranflacion ov CCC. Mais, helas! le pauvre Americain, depuis longtemps habitant des bois, ne fait aucune des langues Europeennes. La langue Ecossaise, a ce qu'on m'a dit, n'est plus a la mode a Londres, comme elle l'a ete fans doute fous le regne du Roi Jaques premier (melioribus aitnis!) Pour l'Anglais, j'avoue ingenument, que je n'en...
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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236580877
  • 9781236580870