Love's Meinie (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Lectures on Greek and English Birds

Love's Meinie (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Lectures on Greek and English Birds

by John Ruskin
     
 

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“Meinie” is an old English word for “many”—“in the sense of ‘a many’ persons attending one, as bridesmaids,” the author explains in a preface. This 1873 work looks at avian life through the eyes of both a poet and scientist, compiling lectures delivered at Oxford on the robin, the swallow, and the dabchick.See more details below

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“Meinie” is an old English word for “many”—“in the sense of ‘a many’ persons attending one, as bridesmaids,” the author explains in a preface. This 1873 work looks at avian life through the eyes of both a poet and scientist, compiling lectures delivered at Oxford on the robin, the swallow, and the dabchick.

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ISBN-13:
9781411451704
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
80
File size:
1 MB

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