Orators of the Age: Comprising Portraits, Critical, Biographical, and Descriptive George Henry Francis

ISBN: 9781330945971

Published: November 26th 2015

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428 pages


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Orators of the Age: Comprising Portraits, Critical, Biographical, and Descriptive  by  George Henry Francis

Orators of the Age: Comprising Portraits, Critical, Biographical, and Descriptive by George Henry Francis
November 26th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 428 pages | ISBN: 9781330945971 | 10.37 Mb

Excerpt from Orators of the Age: Comprising Portraits, Critical, Biographical, and DescriptiveThe interest felt by every British subject in those public men whose conduct and personal character so much influence the affairs of this country, may beMoreExcerpt from Orators of the Age: Comprising Portraits, Critical, Biographical, and DescriptiveThe interest felt by every British subject in those public men whose conduct and personal character so much influence the affairs of this country, may be held to be a reason for the publication of the sketches contained in the following pages.

The author is conscious that on no other plea can He hope to escape an obvious imputation of presumption in that he should have arrogated to himself the function of pronouncing judgment on some of our most distinguished cotemporaries. He further urges, that he has striven, however unsuccessfully, to study his various subjects in the spirit of strict impartiality- and that his impressions are the result of constant observation and a long personal experience. Believing that public men are, in at least a large majority of cases, actuated by honorable motives and objects, he has rather sought to discover the good that is in them, than to dwell upon errors for which party is generally more responsible than the individual.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.



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