New Dominion Monthly

New Dominion Monthly : June, 1874 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from New Dominion Monthly: June, 1874 I used to think it was impossible to be a farmer, and think about anything else than wheat or sheep. But I think Major Tho mas is likely to grow rich while he is thinking mostly of the training of his children, and the good of his neighbors. Those who know him well, almost worship him. Those who don't know him talk about him being big-feeling, and all that. Whenever he finds out anybody has been speaking about him in that way he goes and sees him; generally taking some little thing with him he knows will be an acceptable present - some valuable seeds or something; and the man is so complete ly conquered, that he does not know how to praise him enough afterwards. The 'major says that a man who gives and who spends, just as his receivings and his gains will permit him, enjoys life and is rz'c/z; while the man who gains everything, only that he may keep it, is poor! 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 | 74 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 109g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243280637
  • 9780243280636