Pleasure : A Holiday Book of Prose and Verse (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Pleasure: A Holiday Book of Prose and Verse Stranger, they were so. About as discontented, brain-troubled, worried, perturbed, angry, cynical, dissatisfied, and ill-natured a family, as you could set eyes on. It was a well-to-do family, too; with money, perhaps too much money. But this family had a way of looking at things which really was very unpleasant. And life depends so much upon how we look at it! It is like shot silk one man sees that it is a sombre yellow brown, another from an opposite side beholds a dirty red, a third recognises a sun-burst, as it were, of glorious purple. It was the dirty reds and the yellow browns that the Miserable Family constantly beheld. 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 | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 27 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243323697
  • 9780243323692