Soldiering and Scribbling : A Series of Sketches (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Soldiering and Scribbling: A Series of Sketches Tm: papers which make up this little volume are, without exception, reprints. Some were origi nally contributed to the Starlight column of the now defunct Evening Star; others appeared in St. Paul's, the Daily Nam, the London Scotsman gone dead like the Slar - the Observer, the Sunday Magazine, and Belgram'a. To the pro prietors of the living among the journals and periodi cals named, I desire to make my acknowledgments for the permission accorded me to reprint. Whether the reader may or may not consider that a refusal on their parts of this permission would not have been true kindness, is a question on which I do not presume to advance an opinion. It may be necessary to state that, where the first person singular is used, it by no means follows that I am narrating my own experiences; but that the I was adopted for the sake of greater directness, and in. 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.
- Paperback | 294 pages
- 152 x 229 x 16mm | 395g
- 28 Apr 2018
- Forgotten Books
- Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white