The Miscellaneous Works, in Verse and Prose, of the Late Henry Man Volume 1-2

The Miscellaneous Works, in Verse and Prose, of the Late Henry Man Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1802 edition. Excerpt: ...account of proper weaknesses auda purc-'air. But our horses are nearly ready, therefore it' only remains for me to conclude. 1 am, my dear Nell's preposterous, affectionate Servant, H. M-. Frendi letter; she 'shall certainly see a play of ' her own chusing before she is 'a fortnightiolder; My Hudson's-Bay 'friend promised me an Indian-shot-bag--here it is, a present from Papa to'Emina, ' who-is requested 'to examine it attentively', as the" work of a little savage not more than 'twelve years old. ' The colours are dyed by the Indians, and the nicer work performed with a'p'oreupine's quill. I think you will admire it, and say, Well! after this, I never will be vain of anything; see "how regular the work is, with nobody to teach reguiairity-I If 'my eye guides me right, there is not a stitch amiss. I shall hear your opinion, and I shall hear you say, I will never undervalue any body; for, if a poor ignorant savage can do this, I will never be proud of any thing. I am to have some other presents, and ' I shalljudge, by the value you set on this, how. to bestow them. _ Kiss Nancy for me; and remember, ' as long as you 'are a good girl, I am an indulgent ' papa.--So, MISS, your Servant, Your very humble Servant, H. 'M. LETTER DEAR HARRY, AS it is nearly time for you to think of being settied in life, _I-wish youwould turn your mind to some creditable 'trade or profession.' Observe, I shall not make you a grocer or any thing. else against your will; but as for a soldier"s life, it is a' detestable one, so no more-of oflicers. YAs an oflieer you 'would starve, supposing. your size would make' an oflicervof Lilliputiau pioneers....show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236785428
  • 9781236785428