The History and Antiquities of the Abbey, and Cathedral Church of Peterborough

The History and Antiquities of the Abbey, and Cathedral Church of Peterborough : Illustrated by a Series of Engravings of Views, Elevations, Plans, and Details of the Architecture of the Church; With Biographical Anecdotes of Eminent Persons Connected with

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Excerpt from The History and Antiquities of the Abbey, and Cathedral Church of Peterborough: Illustrated by a Series of Engravings of Views, Elevations, Plans, and Details of the Architecture of the Church; With Biographical Anecdotes of Eminent Persons Connected With the Establishment Like a hive of bees that lose both honey and comb, and most of them their lives, by the pitiless robber, but the survivors of whom assemble and immediately proceed to construct new cells, and collect fresh provender, - so the monks, after being repeatedly plundered and dispersed, reunite at their old homes, and rebuild and replenish their houses. Like the bees also, the monks elect their own monarch, or governor, they congregate around him, 'and cordially and unanimously unite for mutual protection, as'well as for the general support and benefit. Of the.whole corporate body. 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 | 458 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 24mm | 608g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243088809
  • 9780243088805