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Acme Library of Standard Biography (Volume 2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R836
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Acme Library of Standard Biography (Volume 2) (Paperback): unknownauthor, Books Group
Acme Library of Standard Biography (Volume 2) (Paperback): unknownauthor, Books Group

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Acme Library of Standard Biography (Volume 2) (Paperback)

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: any of the other attendants are awake, but do not disturb them if they are s ill sleeping, for, poor fellows, they are tired enough. But if you find Nennian ihis favorite yager) stirring, say to him you believe the king wishes soon to rise. But mind, do not awaken any one ! " Although the news of Frederick's death at such an advanced age excited no very great astonishment, it nevertheless produced a considerable sensation throughout the whole of Europe. He left to his successor a well-regulated State, containing a population of six millions of inhabitants; a powerful, strictly organized army, and a treasury well provided; the greatest treasure, however, he left, was the recollection of his heroic and glorious acts, which in subsequent times has continued to operate upon his nation with all its awakening power and heart-stirring influence. THE LN'O. -t: LIFE OF BURNS. PART FIRST. Robert Burns, the national bard of Scotland, was born on the 25th of January, 1759, in a clay-built cottage about two miles south of the town of Ayr. He was the eldest son of William Burnes, or Burness, who, at the period of Robert's birth, was gardener and overseer to a gentleman of small estate but resided on a few acres of land which he had on lease from another person. The father was a man of strict religious principles, and also distinguished for that penetration and knowledge of mankind which was afterwards so conspicuous in his son. The mother of the poet was likewise a very sagacious woman, and possessed an inexhaustible store of ballads and legendary tales, with which she nourished the infant imagination of him whose own productions were destined to excel them all. These worthy individuals labored diligently for the support of an increasing family, nor in the midst of harassin...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: unknownauthor • Books Group
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 21mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 708
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-91179-5
Barcode: 9780217911795
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-91179-X

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