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The Excursion Down the Wye, from Ross to Monmouth; Including Memoirs and Anecdotes of the Life of John Kyrle. [ Stated to Be the First Part of the Projected Excursion Down the Wye, from Ross to Chepstow] Including Memoirs and Anecdotes of the Life of John (Paperback) Loot Price: R278
Discovery Miles 2 780
The Excursion Down the Wye, from Ross to Monmouth; Including Memoirs and Anecdotes of the Life of John Kyrle. [ Stated to Be...
The Excursion Down the Wye, from Ross to Monmouth; Including Memoirs and Anecdotes of the Life of John Kyrle. [ Stated to Be...

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The Excursion Down the Wye, from Ross to Monmouth; Including Memoirs and Anecdotes of the Life of John Kyrle. [ Stated to Be the First Part of the Projected Excursion Down the Wye, from Ross to Chepstow] Including Memoirs and Anecdotes of the Life of John (Paperback)

Charles Heath

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Loot Price R278 Discovery Miles 2 780

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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. 1808. Excerpt: ... FURTHER INTERESTING PARTICULARS RELATING TO THE MAJV OF MOSS? Communicated to C. Heath, by William Dobbs, a respe&able old Man, eighty-four Tears of Age, who had known Mr. Kyrle when living.---&---, fc--IT is not particularly necessary to appropriate Mr. Pope's praise line by line, --the whole of Dobbs.s information will be given, as trie Writer received it from his mouth, iu a general detail; leaving the Reader to make what comment he pleases, and form his own opinion;--attaching to himself the fidelity of the report. William said, he was then eighty-four, so that he was twelve years old when Mr. John Kyrle died, and that he remembered him perfectly well. Examination and Comparison of the Portrait. BEING at the King's Head Inn, where the portrait is placed, we walked up stairs to examine its resemblance. William says, ' the eyes and nose are much like the original, but the cheeks in the picture are not so full. Also, that the wig he wore was a short cut wig, bushy behind, not so full on the sides as it is there represented. The parting of the hair at the top, and the mode in which he wore his cravat, are described with exactness. An Artist, who accompanied me to Ross to inspect the portrait, was of opinion. That though there might be some small shades of differerice With respect' to the full' r/esi of-the' cheeK, and the fashion, of the wig, as declared by William Dobbs, --4 yet thereis that jRatafteT Which mark's it as a Hlte-eil.of'the pr fcr whSm "-it' wlw taken'.'" Stature, and Dress. Mr, Kyrle was full 5 feet 10 inches, if not 6 feet high; strong and lusty made, jolly and ruddy in the face, with a large nose, William confirms the assertion, respecting the plainness of his dress, which was a dark brown suit, all the same colour....

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Charles Heath
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-97418-2
Barcode: 9781150974182
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LSN: 1-150-97418-4

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