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How the Battle Was Won (Paperback) Loot Price: R397
Discovery Miles 3 970
How the Battle Was Won (Paperback): United States Congressional House, Louis Bouchier

How the Battle Was Won (Paperback)

United States Congressional House, Louis Bouchier

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...'What a flood of light would burst in many a dark place if I were more patronised '" "You make your case out very well, uncle," I replied; "but I hope that you will not think me disrespectful when I say, I should prefer sweetening lives for a longer time than with the transient effect of a knob of sugar; that my cleansing propensities would find a more congenial sphere in trying to purify men's hearts and minds, instead of soaping their bodies; that placing arguments in convincing order would be more agreeable than helping to make puddings; and letting a light flash from keen intelligence would be a higher thing than from the midst of grease." "Walter," said uncle, "you have a flow of language which it would be a shame to put to anything less calculated to develop it than a grocer's shop. High and low, learned and simple, come there, provided you sell a good thing at an honest profit. As for professions, a man must be a genius to make them pay. Poor things," said he, looking complacently at his rich plush waistcoat, " how they have to brush and clean their broadcloth to make it last "But there is one body I can't make out, and that is the little clergyman at our place. It does aggravate me to hear that man laugh, for I know his work don't pay. "When I was walking down Green Lane," continued uncle, "last week, I heard some one tripping along behind me. Presently, when he came alongside, I saw it was Mr. Balfour, so I wished him 'Good morning;' and said, 'As we appear to he going the same way, we may as well be companions for a time.' "' Very good, Mr. Trevellyian, ' said the minister. "So after talking a little while on indifferent subjects, which is the best...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: United States Congressional House • Louis Bouchier
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-28536-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-28536-3
Barcode: 9781234285364

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