An Old Story of My Farming Days, Vol. 1 of 3

An Old Story of My Farming Days, Vol. 1 of 3 : UT Mine Stromtid (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from An Old Story of My Farming Days, Vol. 1 of 3: Ut Mine Stromtid Well, well, it was not always so. - The father of the man who now rides to town with white reins for his horse, and who drinks his couple of bottles of cham pagne, had probably nothing better than small beer with which to quench his thirst, and had his reins tied together with his wife's garter. Ah, those were hard times in Mecldenburg when wheat was sold in barrels on the public road for sixteen pence a bushel, good measure too, to the labourers to feed their pigs with, and when, as in Rostock, a whole load Of oats was given in exchange for a loaf of sugar. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at 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 more

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  • Paperback | 566 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 29mm | 748g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243089309
  • 9780243089307

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