The Toilers of the Field

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Originally published in 1892, this work by English nature writer, Richard Jefferies, is a collection of his papers that appeared in magazines and newspapers early in his career. Published posthumously, it includes pieces titled 'The farmer at Home', 'An English Homestead' 'The Coming of Summer', and many more delights, exhibiting his great talent at capturing the wonder of the English countryside. We are republishing this work with a brand new introductory biography on Jefferies, to help place this publication in...
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Originally published in 1892, this work by English nature writer, Richard Jefferies, is a collection of his papers that appeared in magazines and newspapers early in his career. Published posthumously, it includes pieces titled 'The farmer at Home', 'An English Homestead' 'The Coming of Summer', and many more delights, exhibiting his great talent at capturing the wonder of the English countryside. We are republishing this work with a brand new introductory biography on Jefferies, to help place this publication in context with his other works.
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Preface C.J. Longman; Part I: 1. The farmer at home; 2. The labourer's daily life; 3. Field-faring women; 4. An English homestead; 5. John Smith's shanty; 6. Wiltshire labourers (letters to the Times); 7. A true tale of the Wiltshire labourer; Part II: 8. The coming of summer; 9. The golden-crested wren; 10. An extinct race; 11. Orchis mascula; 12. The lions in Trafalgar Square.

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