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Works (Volume 3 ) (Paperback) Loot Price: R379
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Works (Volume 3 ) (Paperback): Thomas Gray

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Thomas Gray

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1884. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... not delay this letter to tell you any more stories. Adieu --I am ever yours, T. G. Pembroke Hall, January 23, 1761. Mr. Brown (the petit lon-homfae) joins his compliments to mine, and presents them to you and Mrs. Wharton. I have been dreadfully disappointed in Rousseau's Helo'ise: but Mason admires it. XXXI.--TO THOMAS WHARTON. London, January 31, 1'/ 51. My Dear Doctor--You seem to forget me: if it were for any other reason, than that you are very busy, that is, very happy, I should not so easily pass it over. I send you a Swedish and English Calendar. The first column is by Berger, a disciple of Linnseus; the second, by Mr. Stillingfleet, the third (very imperfect indeed) by me. You are to observe, as you tend your plantations and take your walks, how the spring advances in the North; and whether Old Park most resembles Upsal, or Stratton. This latter has on one side a barren black heath, on the other a light sandy loam; all the country about it is a dead flat. You see, it is necessary you should know the situation (I do not mean any reflection upon anybody's place) and this is Mr. Stillingfleet's description of his friend Mr. Marsham's seat, to which in Summer he retires, and botanises. I have lately made an acquaintance with this philosopher, who lives in a garret here in the Winter, that he may support some near relations, who depend upon him. He is always employed, and always cheerful, and seems to me a very worthy honest man. His present scheme is to send some persons properly qualified to reside a year or two in Attica to make themselves acquainted with the climate, productions, and natural history of the country, that we may understand Aristotle and Theophrastus, etc., who have been heathen Greek to us for so many ages. This he has got proposed to Lor...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
Authors: Thomas Gray
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 96
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-90386-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-90386-5
Barcode: 9781234903862

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