From the Oak to the Olive: A Plain Record of a Pleasant Journey (Classic Reprint)

From the Oak to the Olive: A Plain Record of a Pleasant Journey (Classic Reprint)

by Julia Ward Howe
     
 

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Not being, at this moment, in the pay of any press, whether foreign or domestic, I will not, at this my third landing in English country, be in haste to accomplish the correspondent's office of extroversion, and to expose all the inner processes of thought and of nature to the gaze of

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Excerpt from From the Oak to the Olive: A Plain Record of a Pleasant Journey

Not being, at this moment, in the pay of any press, whether foreign or domestic, I will not, at this my third landing in English country, be in haste to accomplish the correspondent's office of extroversion, and to expose all the inner processes of thought and of nature to the gaze of an imaginary public, often, alas! a delusory one, and difficult to be met with. No individual editor, nor joint stock company, bespoke my emotions before my departure. I am, therefore, under no obligation to furnish for the market, with the elements of time and of postage unhandsomely curtailed. Instead, then, of that breathless steeple chase after the butterfly of the moment, with whose risks and hurry I am intimately acquainted, I feel myself enabled to look around me at every step which I shall take on paper, and to represent, in my small literary operations, the three dimensions of time, instead of the flat disc of the present.

And first as to my pronoun.

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ISBN-13:
9781330769218
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/05/2015
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

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