Passages From The Auto-biography Of A "man Of Kent"; Together With A Few Rough Pen-and-ink Sketches, By The Same Hand, Of Some Of The People He Has Me by Robert CowtanPassages From The Auto-biography Of A "man Of Kent"; Together With A Few Rough Pen-and-ink Sketches, By The Same Hand, Of Some Of The People He Has Me by Robert Cowtan

Passages From The Auto-biography Of A "man Of Kent"; Together With A Few Rough Pen-and-ink Sketches…

byRobert Cowtan

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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. 1866. Excerpt: ... MANHOOD: ITS STRUGGLES, DUTIES, TRIALS, RECREATIONS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES. "In carrying out any work of improvement, or of reformation in your character, you must begin by acting in such a way as conscience tells you is right. You must not wait till you are completely in a proper frame of mind; and defer doing what a virtuous man would do till you have the dispositions and inclinations of a virtuous man. It is only by practising virtue that you can bring yourself to delight in virtue." ONDON had always been in my youthful imaginings the place of all places in the world which I had a strong desire to see; and to feel that I was actually on my way there was almost more than I could helieve. The journey in those days was a very different thing to what it is now, when a couple of hours by the rail puts you down within a stone's throw of London Bridge. The coaches, a continuous stream running to and from Dover to London, were well horsed, and a ride on one of them, as an outside passenger, was perhaps as pleasant a one as any to be found in all England. I remember that it was a bright cloudless autumn day, "bathed in rich amber-glowing floods of light," with the foliage of orange, and brown and red, more beautiful than any painter, save Turner, who dared to be natural, could put on canvass, lest he should be scouted as extravagant and unnatural. The undulations of the country all through the journey made the views at every turn of the road new and interesting. The road from Canterbury to London Journey to London. 73 winds through an extremely beautiful variety of hill and dale, rosy orchards, golden cornfields and hop gardens; and as I had never before been further on the London road than Boughton, my father's native village, it had the additional interest of ...
Title:Passages From The Auto-biography Of A "man Of Kent"; Together With A Few Rough Pen-and-ink Sketches…Format:PaperbackDimensions:134 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217246818

ISBN - 13:9780217246811

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