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or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the
original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1839. Not
illustrated. Excerpt: ... Postscript. Notwithstanding the earnest
request of our publisher, we have been unable to procure from the
critical world any encomiums on our production before it was
produced. We think this, considering the many admirable precedents
in our behalf, rather hard; but determined that our work shall come
forth in all things agreeable to the publishing fashion of the
times, we have selected from the old masters that which was denied
us by the new; and we trust that the " discerning" public will at
once recognise with us the truth of the prophetic spirit in which
our labours are by them described. " An excellent
trifle."--Domestic Cookery, p. 13. " A magazine so constructed is
proof against all attacks." --Hutton on Fortification. " Feb. 1.
About this time green sprouts begin to shoot. Prune all exuberant
suckers."--Mawe and Abercrombie, p. 113. " A glorious
trio."--Musical World. "Neat in his appearance, punctual to his
duties, modest in his demeanour, and equally profound and
discursive in his learning, the Carthusian may be taken as an
example of the best-regulated and agreeable of his order, in the
class to which he belongs."--Dugdale's Hist. of Monast. Ord., ch.
xvi. " Few periods could be fixed upon which promised better for
the institutions in whose defence they came forward, than the
moment when the first Triumvirate entered on the duties of their
office."--Hooke's Roman History, vol. iv. p. 139, new ed. " We
prophecy an abundant harvest."--Moore's Almanac. See also " The
Young Mans Mirror," "Every Man his own Printer," " Pastime
Published," &c. &c. &c. We find at the last moment that
" Public Schools," " David and Jonathan," &c, &c, are
obliged to be omitted, notwithstanding that we have given an extra
half sheet, an impertinence that we do not mean...
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