Social Life In England And France; From The French Revolution In 1789, To That Of July 1830

Paperback | January 7, 2012

byMary Berry

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1831. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAP. II. PRESSURE OF THE PUBLIC BURDENS NECESSITATING ECONOMY IN EVERY ORDER OF THE STATE. ITS EFFECTS ADVANTAGEOUS TO SOCIETY. STATE OF THE NATIONAL THEATRE FROM THE DEATH OF GARRICK. MRS. SIDDONS. KEMBLE. -- EFFECTS OF THEIR TALENTS AND THEIR PERSONAL CHARACTER ON THE PUBLIC AND ON THEIR PROFESSION. SLOW PROGRESS OF TASTE IN ENGLAND. PROFESSORS OF THE FINE ARTS NOT ADMITTED INTO COMPANY TILL LATE IN THE REIGN OF GEORGE III. BURKE's ESSAY ON THE SUBLIME AND BEAUTIFUL. MR. PAYNE KNIGHT. MR. PRICE. SIR GEORGE BEAUMONT. -- TRAVELLERS TO GREECE. LORD BYRON. JOANNA BAILLIE. DRAMATIC ENTERTAINMENTS NEGLECTED PREVIOUS TO THE FALL OF BONAPARTE. CONDUCT AND SENTIMENTS OF ENGLAND AT THIS TIME. One of the great constitutional advantages of England being that of having no marked and indelible line of separation between the different orders of the state ; all her citizens having it equally in their power, by industry, by activity, and by intellect, to rise upwards in the scale; the pressure of the public burdens, during this period, and the depreciation of money, fell peculiarly hard on those who, having achieved a step in the hierarchy of society, found themselves by their increased expenses, and their stationary means, thrown back to the situation from whence they had risen, or at least quite unable to secure to their children their acquired station in life. Many of those whose birth entitled them to every indulgence of affluence, found themselves cruelly straightened by the public calls on their property. All those living on annuities, or fixed salaries, who had every thing to purchase and nothing to sell, were every succeeding year deprived of some accustomed comfort. Instances of economy, unknown before in the classes adopting them, were professed and boasted...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1831. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAP. II. PRESSURE OF THE PUBLIC BURDENS NECESSITATING ECONOMY IN EVERY ORDER OF THE STATE. ITS EFFECTS ADVANTAGEOUS TO SOCI...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217996116

ISBN - 13:9780217996112

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