The Examiner indeed still continued to be published ; but it This is the second time I have humoured that party by publicly sunk inmelintely into rudeness and ill manners , being written declaring who is not the author of the Examiner .
Author: Jonathan Swift
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. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...in hot ashes. As soon as his cooks heard he was come home to dinner or supper, they called aloud to their under-officers, All eggs under the grate; which, repeated every day at noon and evening, made strangers think it was that prince's real name, and therefore gave him no other; and posterity has been ever since under the same delusion. Pygmalion was a person of very low stature, but great, valour; which made his townsmen rail him Pigmy lion: aud so it should be spelt, although the word hai suflered less by transcribers than many others. Archimedes was a most famous mathematician. His studies required much silence and quiet; but hU wife having several maids, they were always disturbing hira with their tattle or their business; which forced him to come out every now and then to the stair-bead, ami cry, "Hark, ye mauls; if you will not be quiet, 1 shall turn you out of doors/' He repeated thee words, Hark, ye maids, so often, that the unlucky jades, when they found he was at his study, would far, "There is Hark, ye maids; let us speak sofdy." Thin the name went through, the neighbourhood; and at hit grew so general, that we are ignorant of that great man's true name to this day. Strabo was a famous geographer; and, to improve his knowledge, travelled over several countries, as tW writers of his life inform us; who likewise add, that l affected great nicety and finery in his clothes; nvm whence people took occasion to call him the Stray beau; which future ages have pinned down upon him very much to his dishonour. Peloponnesus, that famous Greek peninsula, got it name from a Greek colony in Asia the Less; many of whom going for traffic thither, and finding that the inhabitants had but one well in the town of. from whence...
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. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...in hot ashes.
Author: Jonathan Swift
Author: B.H. Blackwell Ltd
Author: British Library
Category: English imprints