Memories of Men and Books (Classic Reprint)

Memories of Men and Books (Classic Reprint)

by Alfred John Church
     
 

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I was born on January 29, 1829, a Londoner of the Londoners, my father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great great-grandfather, having been natives of Cocayne. I cannot suppose that this is any distinction - Cocayne and Cockney, according to the dictionaries, are 'used contemptuously' - but it is certainly unusual. London

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I was born on January 29, 1829, a Londoner of the Londoners, my father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great great-grandfather, having been natives of Cocayne. I cannot suppose that this is any distinction - Cocayne and Cockney, according to the dictionaries, are 'used contemptuously' - but it is certainly unusual. London is replenished from the provinces, and sends her children back to them, sends them, indeed, all over the world. Originally the family, so runs our tradition, came from Essex. A certain John Church, one of the two bailiffs of Maldon in Essex, had granted to him, in 1557, a crest and shield which we still use with a difference. John Church had two sons.

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ISBN-13:
9781330875889
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/05/2015
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

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