The Life And Remains Of Theodore Edward Hook (volume 2) by Theodore Edward Hook

The Life And Remains Of Theodore Edward Hook (volume 2)

byTheodore Edward Hook

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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. 1849. Excerpt: ... direct a letter to me under cover to you, I will appoint a time and place where the merits and demerits of the present age may be temperately, calmly, and dispassionately discussed between us.--I am, sir, Your obedient servant, Richard White. DOMESTIC LITERATURE. We have an invincible propensity to fun, and we know that a great many of our readers have a similar turn. The following are genuine and literal copies of two letters, which passed some years since between two ladies in a village within fifty miles of London. The correspondent to whom we are indebted f or them, has been good enough to authenticate them; and since the most unimportant epistles of great men are carefully collected and preserved, to display the characters of the writers, we see no reason against giving a place to these relics, as real illustrations of the modern style of domestic correspondence. "Mrs. Pitts' compliments to Miss Cozens; she was in hopes to have found her at home by this time, as she wishes to speak to her about a little bad workmanship in her house since she went away, by a board or something put upon it, in what her maid calls her larder, which, by being ill done, the nails come almost through Mrs. Pitts' passage, and there being no partition wall, only thin paper, between the houses, which is very dangerous, and she is very sorry to find it being so unsafe, and she hopes her maids are very careful, for we are both in danger, especially from her frequent large washes, which never were so before, though there has been four different families in that house since Mrs. Pitts has been at W, and none of them had such washes with all their great things, only their smalls, which Mrs. Pitts has; it not only is dangerous, but extremely disfiguring to the place, and might be t...

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Title:The Life And Remains Of Theodore Edward Hook (volume 2)Format:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217123988

ISBN - 13:9780217123983

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