The Uses of Biography

The Uses of Biography : Romantic, Philosophic, and Didactic (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Uses of Biography: Romantic, Philosophic, and Didactic Some few years since, in pulling down an Old house in Gloucestershire, there was: discovered between the walls a secret chamber. It was quite evident that several generations had passed away since any one had entered the room it was a rude, cheerless, comfortless apartment enough. There was a poor mattress, a stool, and a table; on the table lay an open Bible, a lamp, and a pair of spectacles. N O doubt was entertained that the room had been pre pared for, and tenanted by, some One of the brave sufferers for the rights of conscience; but who had last slept on that bed, sat on that stool before the table - for whom the little lamp had last been. 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 | 220 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 299g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243124910
  • 9780243124916