The Works Of John Hall-stevenson, Esq (volume 1); Containing, Crazy Tales. Fables For Grown…

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byJohn Hall-stevenson

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1795. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE AUTHOR'S DEDICATION TO HIMSELF. EVER HONOURED AND WORTHY SIR, 'J'HE reverence and respect due to one's self is the greatest of all, fays Pythagoras: knowing how difficult it is to serve two masters, the Author is, and hopes he shall always continue, accountable only to one. . There is something so engaging in your service, that, though he can seldom do any thing entirely to your fatisfaction, yet he cannot find in his heart to be angry with you, or to wish to change his dependence. He is too sensible of your discernment, to have any thoughts of wheedling you into an opinion of his performance: of the two, he believes he could sooner prevail upon the world to be indulgent: the world has too much business upon its hands to be a severe judge, or to be dissicult to please in trifles; B 2 the ths world must be amused, but, like the btsoin d'aimer, there is no necessity for perfection, to be one of the transient objects of its amusement. All that the Author expects from you is, that you will excuse his folly, and admit his apology for suffering such trifles to appear in public; he can' deal with other critics well enough, if he is not condemned by you; being, Ever honoured and worthy Sir, with infinite attention, your' most humble servant, A. S. Primum ego me iilorum, dederim quibus efje poctas, Excerpam numiro Ex hoc egosdnus ob illit Perniciem quacunque fe unt; mediocribus, et queis Ignoscas, iiitiis ientor ubi quid datur oli, Jlludo chart is. Hoc ejl mediocribus Hits Ex vitiis unum; cut Ji concedere nolis, Multa p'xlarum veniet manus, auxilio qua Sit mihi; nam multo plures sumus: ac vehtti te jfudai cogemus in hanc concedere turbam. By a manouvre I conceive, &c. an ingenious Gommentator may endeavour to charge the Author with impiety, as if he ridiculed Ci...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1795. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE AUTHOR'S DEDICATION TO HIMSELF. EVER HONOURED AND WORTHY SIR, 'J'HE reverence and respect due to one's self is the greatest of al...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217402992

ISBN - 13:9780217402996

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