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The History of the British Navy from the Earliest Period to the Present Time
     

The History of the British Navy from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

by C. D. Yonge
 
Travellers relate the odd, the grotesque for this only is sufficiently notable to make it impossible to escape their pasing notice. But the knowledge that the Chinese wear tails me olive-eyed, cat birds nests, and consider bears paws the greatest delicacy, no more explains this people than beafeating accoints for the history of the English for it is not from the

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Travellers relate the odd, the grotesque for this only is sufficiently notable to make it impossible to escape their pasing notice. But the knowledge that the Chinese wear tails me olive-eyed, cat birds nests, and consider bears paws the greatest delicacy, no more explains this people than beafeating accoints for the history of the English for it is not from the eccentricities of people we understand them, but by our knowledge of those principlcs which they esteem most highly, and which they are always redy to promise, though perhaps slow to practice -for it is only a smal minority in any country which is found honestly endeavoring to emmy in their life, up to the measure of their ability, those principlcs of right conduct which all but universally professed by that country.....

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ISBN-13:
9781443769501
Publisher:
Buck Press
Publication date:
10/28/2008
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.16(d)

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