Poems, Essays, and Sketches

Poems, Essays, and Sketches : With a Memoir (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Poems, Essays, and Sketches: With a Memoir British Review. M. Dekker had, it seems, disposed of the Copy right of the work to a gentleman of high reputation in the country, himself a gifted author, who found a publisher for the then unknown writer; but the Offence glven by some personal attacks contained in it, and the sensation it had made, caused the owner of the manuscript to refuse allowing a second edition, and a court of law ruled in his favour. Mr. Thomson's trans lation of the work is very happily executed, and it is to be re gretted that it did not come before the English public. The prescribed limits of these pages preclude our giving any ade quate extract from it. 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 | 262 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 354g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243309252
  • 9780243309252