The Life And Letters Of Edward A. Freeman, D.c.l., Ll. D. (volume 2) by William Richard Wood Stephens

The Life And Letters Of Edward A. Freeman, D.c.l., Ll. D. (volume 2)

byWilliam Richard Wood Stephens

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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. 1895. Excerpt: ... were not quite so near the events in point of space. I am half tempted to think that, after all, you never went, or have come back again, and I shall ponder much how to direct. If you really did go, pray treasure up and tell me all your remarks on the state of things. And don't forget to study the fourteenth chapter of the prophet Esaias, where the whole thing is described, and from which I am ever singing bits. I am just the least bit divided between a Dutch king and a Welsh commonwealth; but I have no great faith in Welsh commonwealths. And if you give Elsass and Lothringen to the Dutch king now, haply they may some day be parts of a Dutch commonwealth, which will be better than all. For myself, I have been rambling all about, much to my delight. That Frith of Clyde is lovely, only the churls of lairds shut up the hill-tops, because of their wretched grouse-shooting, and the whole country would be better if the shooters would utilize their gift by clearing it of 'duiks and sic-like fules.' I think I could conscientiously join in a Herzogjagd1 at Dunkeld, where his Un-grace--Atholl, I believe he is called--has bagged the Cathedral--still, mind you, a Presbyterian parish church--and put it in his garden, and built himself the grandmother of pews inside. The site is lovely. That I saw yesterday, as also my old pet Dunblane, and Abernethy, William's furthest point northward 2. There is one of the two round towers in Scotland, and I hope to see the other, at Brechin, to-day. (Arbroath, September 7), I have seen it, and have come on hither this evening, and have just been able to get a glimpse of the abbey. Here in Scotland abbots were clearly much greater birds than bishops. The abbey here--remember, Arbroath is the same as Aberbrothock, about which you will...

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Title:The Life And Letters Of Edward A. Freeman, D.c.l., Ll. D. (volume 2)Format:PaperbackDimensions:164 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021794163X

ISBN - 13:9780217941631

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