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The North American Review Volume LXXXVIII (Paperback) Loot Price: R654
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The North American Review Volume LXXXVIII (Paperback): Books Group

The North American Review Volume LXXXVIII (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859. Excerpt: ... Another suggestion--simply hideous, but on that account the more alarming, because numbers will surely approve it--is to "beautify" Mount Vernon with the monuments of "great" men, that is, to turn it into a larger Congressional burying-ground, where the member from Buncombe, who has been able to accumulate a "pile" in California, may have it all converted into marble, and placed above his relics, or the last successful demagogue, killed in a brawl, may be sure of a pyramid at least, contributed by kindred spirits. We would have the whole one grand monument, --majestic, beautiful, living; we would not divide his sacredness by the introduction even of the name we love best. If we tolerated any accessory interest, --as particular sites must undoubtedly be distinguished by appropriate designations, --we would give to some beauteous eminence, that should command a view of the whole, the name of the lady who originated the plan of the memorial; and find, in some spot made beautiful alike by sun and shade, by art and nature, room for an Everett Fountain. Further than this, we could not be persuaded to go. Art. III.--1. History of the Life and Times of Edmund Burke. By Thomas Macknight, Author of" The Right Hon. B. D'lsraeli, M. P., a Literary and Political Biography "; and " Thirty Years of Foreign Policy: a History of the Secretaryships of the Earl of Aberdeen and Viscount Palmerston." Vols. I. and II. London: Chapman and Hall. 1858. 8vo. pp. xxxi. and 527, 556. 2. The Works and Correspondence of the Right Honorable EdMund Burke. A New Edition. London: Francis and John Rivington. 1852. 8 vols. 8vo. We welcome a new Life of Edmund Burke with much satisfaction. When Dr. Bisset wrote, the materials for a thorough and comprehensive survey of the subject were far less ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Books Group
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 208
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-98988-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-98988-2
Barcode: 9781150989889

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