Sir Roger de Coverley; Essays from the Spectator

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byJoseph Addison

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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. 1887. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... notes and illustrations. Page 1. The Author's Preface. This paper (written by Addison) was No. 1 of the " Spectator," and appeared on March 1, 1711. Though Sir Eoger is not even mentioned in it, it is inserted in this edition of the de Coverley Essays in order that the plan of the " Spectator " may be clearly understood. His flash. The translations of the mottoes did not appear in the daily issues nor in the earlier issues in volumes. They were, however, given in the edition published in 1744. Black, of a very swarthy complexion. "To remedy this particular for the future, the doctor got together a great collection of porters, men of all complexions, black, brown, fair, dark, sallow, pale, and ruddy."--Taller, No. 260. Choleric. From the Greek xPa (cliolera), which is derived from Xoii (chole), bile. The ancients believed that an angry disposition was clue to excess of bile. Similarly melancholy was believed to be due to an excess of black bile. Mc'Aay (melari), stem of /te'A«j (mclas), black. See p. 128, under humoursome. Page 2. Nonage, minority; period during which a person is " not of age." Page 3. The controversies. In 1638 John Greaves (1602-1052), a mathematician and Oriental scholar and at one time Savilian professor of astronomy in Oxford, visited Egypt in order to study its antiquities. Under the title "Pyramidographia," he published an account of what he had seen. He also published a " Description of the Roman Poot and Denarius." His fame and interest in the subject which he had made his own were revived by the issue in 1706--five years before the " Spectator " appeared--of a posthumous tract by him on " The origin and antiquity of our English weights and measures, discovered by their near agreement with such standards that are now found in one of...

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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. 1887. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... notes and illustrations. Page 1. The Author's Preface. This paper (written by Addison) was No. 1 of the " Spectator," and appeared on...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217050751

ISBN - 13:9780217050753

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