The Adventures Of Hajji Baba, Of Ispahan, In England (volume 1)

Paperback | January 2, 2012

byJames Justinian Morier

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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. 1828. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXIII. A scene takes place in one of the great London thoroughfares.--Of the event which is brought on in consequence . . . 276 CHAPTER XXIV. The ambassador shows some true Persian feeling concerning women, exemplified in the Circassian. --Preparations for departure . 287 CHAPTER XXV. Feridoon the barber's scrape.--An English rahdar, 'or tumpike-man, makes exactions . 297 CHAPTER XXVI. Hajji Baba pays his visit of leave to the Hoggs.-- He attends an English wedding . 308 CHAPTER XXVII. The ambassador embarks his servants for Constantinople.--Hajji Baba describes their voyage thither .... 320 CHAPTER XXVIII. Hajji and his companions reach Tehran.--He has an audience of the shah, and is clothed with honour.--Conclusion of his adventures 329 In all humility I beg to inform you that I arri that translator; but in making the said declaration, I found that I had placed myself in a dilemma; for what is encouragement? let me ask. Is it the applause of friends? No; they are partial. The notice of the daily press? Puffing is no encouragement. The criticism of reviewers? They lose sight of the work, and Write their own essays. Not even the several editions through which a book may pass can be appealed to as a decided test; for now-a-days, in England, reading societies are as numerous as reading men in other countries, and they alone exhaust a first edition, whether the book is read or not; whilst the second generally remains to lumber the booksellers' shejves;; therefore,. unless the copies sold be counted, not by hundreds, but by thousands, ,an author can scarcely be ,|said tp hay.e acquired decided success*,,,, } , , . .. Such being the case, to use Hajji's language, I folded the arms of idler ness over the breast of resignation; and since my book had scarcely exhausted a second edit...

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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. 1828. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXIII. A scene takes place in one of the great London thoroughfares.--Of the event which is brought on in consequence . . . 276 CHAPTER XXIV. The ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217062539

ISBN - 13:9780217062534

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