Reading for Children

Reading for Children : History (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Reading for Children: History William blackstone was the first white man to settle upon the land now covered by the city of Boston. No city stood here when he came; the whole place was a wild, uneven patch of hills and hollows. He was an Englishman, and had been a clergyman. He left England, so he said, because he did not like the lord-bishops. The king and bishops of England wished to be obeyed in all church matters: a great num ber of Englishmen found that they could not obey the king and bishops; and many of them came, as Mr. Blackstone did, to America. 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 | 20 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 41g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0243081804
  • 9780243081806