The Mirror, Vol. 2 of 2

The Mirror, Vol. 2 of 2 : A Periodical Paper, Published at Edinburgh in the Years 1779 and 1780 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Mirror, Vol. 2 of 2: A Periodical Paper, Published at Edinburgh in the Years 1779 and 1780 An ingenious author of this age* has lately demonfirated, that it is po ible to acquire a critical ta e in any of the fine arts, without the fmallefi portion of natural genius; and it Inuit be acknowledged, that his theory is proved by the example of molt modern critics. Among thefe arts, Iwould particularly recommend, as mofi profitable to the lounger, the acquifrtion of a tal'te in mufle. After acquiring a good tafie, it will be an eafy matter to obtain a proficiency in the prac'tice of the fcience; and of this the advantage is very great. I have the honour to know feveral very accomplifhed gentlemen, who, with no other companion than their violin, are able to fiddle away a complete fummer's day with much comfort and delight. 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 works."show more

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  • Paperback | 434 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 22.35mm | 576.06g
  • Fb &C Ltd
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 1334440336
  • 9781334440335