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The Miscellaneous Works of Bishop Atterbury (Volume 2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R505
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The Miscellaneous Works of Bishop Atterbury (Volume 2) (Paperback): Francis Atterbury

The Miscellaneous Works of Bishop Atterbury (Volume 2) (Paperback)

Francis Atterbury

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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. 1789. Excerpt: ... "What you say of my brother's kindness to Obby, ' I understand just as you do. There is no remedy at present but patience. I can fay no more at present to all yours, of Sept. 26, Nov. 7, Dec. 5, and Jan 16, which are all I have had from you; nor can I particularly answer, dear Mrs. Morice's of Nov. 21. My love and blessing, to her and you, and your little family Adieu Thank you for the trouble you give yourself about Obby. I grudge no expence that turns to account j but methinks you should not encourage him too much by large supplies, if there be no hopes of amendment. Fr. Roffen. CCCCV. To Dr. John Freind . IN History-painting the particular figures, we know, are often taken from the lise; and the case, I doubt not, is the fame with respect to many characters in the AEneid, See Dr. Warburton's opinion of tins Discourse, vot. IV. p. 99. The history of its publication has been somewhat singular. It was written, it is well known, when Bp. Atterbury was advanced in years, and in a retirement where he was at a loss for many books which he wished to have consulted. Such as it is, however, it was eagerly sought after, was greatly admired, and copies of it in MS. were multiplied. One of these being in 1737 in the hands of a gentleman of the law, then at Scarborough for his health, was shewn to Dr. Ferrari, who transcribed it with a view to publication; and accordingly, on his return to London, committed it to she press; soon after which he accidentally meeting with a correcter copy, the work was suspended, with an intent of printing the whole anew. But Dr. Ferrari being seized with a violent and dangerous distemper, under which he laboured more than two years, an erroneous copy of the Dissertation crept into the London Magazine for January 1738; which &#19..


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Francis Atterbury
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 134
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-51026-7
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social issues > General
LSN: 1-235-51026-3
Barcode: 9781235510267

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