The soldier's friend; or, Memorials of Brunswick, a poem by Thomas Eastoe AbbottThe soldier's friend; or, Memorials of Brunswick, a poem by Thomas Eastoe Abbott

The soldier's friend; or, Memorials of Brunswick, a poem

byThomas Eastoe Abbott

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ... NOTES TO THE SOLDIER'S FRIEND; OR MEMORIALS OF BRUNSWICK. NOTE 1, PAGE 4. Few Royal seats such mutual comfort knew, As reign'd at Buckingham, and beam'd at Kew. Buckingham House, the town residence of her Majesty, and Kew Palace, the chief country resort and royal nursery of her august family, during many successive years, wore an aspect of serenity and domestic felicity unparalleled in the history of royal mansions. The first-fruits of each returning day were strictly devoted by their Majesties, to the duties of family worship. Early rising and the most simple regimen were amongst their choicest habits, and with due regard to the periods allotted by his Majesty to the transacting of public business, the respective concerns of the family were proportionally regulated--with sacred punctuality thehours of infant education were faithfully observed, in which best of all parental employments, His Majesty took peculiar delight. Here, at the purest fountain of instruction, their tender and beloved offspring imbibed the fundamental principles of filial duty and fraternal love. Similar attention was also paid to the hours of recreation and innocent amusement;--established on the basis of true religion and morality, pure philanthropy pervaded the warmest exercises of the heart;--here indeed was a lesson for royalty, in which example formed the most prominent feature in the family of George the Third. Not a single object of distress, in the immediate precincts of the Palace or its vicinity, was allowed to pass without a patient hearing. The fatherless and the widow were visited in their affliction; the distressed classic and fugitive artist, were also kindly relieved; and all public institutions, whether for the extension of religion, the...
Title:The soldier's friend; or, Memorials of Brunswick, a poemFormat:PaperbackDimensions:18 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217895891

ISBN - 13:9780217895897