The Yale Literary Magazine, Vol. 21

The Yale Literary Magazine, Vol. 21 : November, 1855 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Yale Literary Magazine, Vol. 21: November, 1855 We have said it is an instinct of our nature to bury the dead out of our sight. Accordingly we find, even among the relics of barbarism, traces of sepulchral rites conjoined with sacred rituals. The first mani festations of art, the first outward expression of feeling, are found among these memorials of the departed. The rudest primeval tribes dis played their taste in selecting as burial-spots, places adorned by the handi work of nature, quiet groves, the banks of meandering streams, caverns, and grottos of the earth. In the wilds of America, where do we look for the cairn of the homeless Indian, more than in these spots, which the hand of art loves to desolate? 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 | 44 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 73g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
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  • 0243123566
  • 9780243123568