Old Price's Remains; Præhumous, Or During Life: præhumous, or during life

Paperback | February 12, 2012

byJohn Price

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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. 1863 Excerpt: ... Payment for this and all fit hire Numbers can be made to Mr. Holden, 48, Church Street, Liverpool, in Postage Stamps, or by a Post Office Order. Any mistakes in the issue, or ew/iere, zcill be corrected with thanks by the ulhor, on the shortest no/ice. Q. 3. Why Old Price's Remains? A.--He adopted this title, "antiquissimum ratus." Q. 4. How Old? A.--Old enough to be the Public's Dada. I have learnt from my Pupil, G. D., who is expert at averages, that that Gentleman is just 41 years old. I shall therefore trouble him not to dictate to me; but, if he likes a thing or two done well, (no allusion to peptics,) I shall allow him to stand by, cap in hand, and "see his father do it." At the same time, as he must, even at that age, be " either a fool or a physician," I shall, out of politeness, call him " Doctor." ANSWERS TO OTHER QUESTIONS AND OBJECTIONS. To some who have wondered at my calling myself "Old," as if it was disrespectful! I reply--i. Have you read Cicero De Senectute? 2. Ask any Cambridge man if he meant any disrespect, when speaking of "Old Sedgwick?" 3. Ditto any Shrewsbury man, when speaking of. "Old Vaughan," "Old Sol," "Old Glasso," or "Old Price" himself. To one who found fault with the size of the book, O. P. replies--1. "fieya fiifiXiov fieya ica/cov." 2. "Quantity" is, he admits, of paramount importance--in prosody. 3. No connection with Cheap John, nor the Penny Press. To a few who complain of the Greek and Latin, he replies, that he has to please--1. Those who know Greek and Latin, and are fond of them. 2. Those who do not know Greek and Latin, and admire them for that very reason. "We pays for the best, and we likes to have it," said the farmer, who found fault with the new Parson for not enlivening his sermons with dead languages. It w...

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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. 1863 Excerpt: ... Payment for this and all fit hire Numbers can be made to Mr. Holden, 48, Church Street, Liverpool, in Postage Stamps, or by a P...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:182 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.39 inPublished:February 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217524168

ISBN - 13:9780217524162

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