Six Nights with the Washingtonians

Six Nights with the Washingtonians : And Other Temperance Tales (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Six Nights With the Washingtonians: And Other Temperance Tales When the Temperance Tales contained in this vol ume were written, and published separately, the writer did not anticipate SO favorable a reception as they have obtained in all directions. He believed that, if he were to enter a field SO full of rich materials as the one opened by the great Temperance Reformation, he might present scenes that would not only deeply interest every family in the land, but act as powerful auxilia ries in the promotion of that noble cause. His success has been far beyond his expectations. But this success has resulted entirely from the fact, that, in every one Of the stories presented, there has been, as its ground work, a basis of real incidents; and these have been detailed without any aim at artificial effect, but simply with a View to let truth and nature speak forth in their legitimate power and pathos. 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 | 552 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 28mm | 730g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243328974
  • 9780243328970