Cathedral Days; A Tour Through Southern England
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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1887 Original Publisher: Roberts Brothers Subjects: Cathedrals England Architecture / General Architecture / History / General Architecture / Religious Buildings History / Europe / Great Britain Travel / Europe / General Travel / Europe / Great Britain Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: CHAPTER III. SLINDON AND BOGNOR. " I "HE exact distance between the giving of ad- vice and the possibility of following it bas never, I think, been properly measured. I presume one of the reasons why the experienced only ask counsel in order to reject it is because they have tested the truth of the axiom that everything goes by contraries in this world. How simple a matter, for instance, had it seemed to our charming friend in Kent, to say, with persuasive zeal and the assurance born of inexperience, -- " The best and easiest way is for you to depend on the local traps. There will thus be no responsibility, no going lame, and you will have no worn- out beast on your hands." How could a man, whose own stables were always full, know anything of " local traps," indeed, except from the optimist's point of view, regarding themchiefly in the light of the roadster's facile conquest, as vehicles both easy and pleasant to pass on the road ? But the driver and owner of the " local trap " naturally takes a much more serious attitude. Mankind, from his point of view, is divided into two classes, -- the men who own horses, and those who don't. The latter are to be numbered among the dangerous elements of society. The logical inference deduced from the theory of the inherent total depravity of men not owning horse-flesh is so conclusive as to be irrefutable...
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781150433412
EAN: 9781150433412
Publisher Date: 01 Jan 2012
Height: 242 mm
Language: English
No of Pages: 72
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 4 mm
ISBN-10: 1150433418
Publisher: General Books
Binding: Paperback
Illustration: Y
MediaMail: Y
PrintOnDemand: Y
Series Title: English
Width: 186 mm