The Battle of the Books

The Battle of the Books

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by Jonathan Swift
     
 

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The Battle of the Books was written by Jonathan Swift and first published in 1704. While things were in this ferment, discord grew extremely high; hot words passed on both sides, and ill blood was plentifully bred. Here a solitary Ancient, squeezed up among a whole shelf of Moderns, offered fairly to dispute the case, and to prove by manifest reason that the priority

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The Battle of the Books was written by Jonathan Swift and first published in 1704. While things were in this ferment, discord grew extremely high; hot words passed on both sides, and ill blood was plentifully bred. Here a solitary Ancient, squeezed up among a whole shelf of Moderns, offered fairly to dispute the case, and to prove by manifest reason that the priority was due to them from long possession, and in regard of their prudence, antiquity, and, above all, their great merits toward the Moderns.

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ISBN-13:
2940012882325
Publisher:
United Holdings Group
Publication date:
06/20/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
294 KB

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Dumb book