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Old West Surrey: Some Notes and Memories (Classic Reprint)
     

Old West Surrey: Some Notes and Memories (Classic Reprint)

by Gertrude Jekyll
 

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SO many and so great have been the changes within the last half-century, that I have thought it desirable to note, while it may yet be done, what I can remember of the ways and lives and habitations of the older people of the working class of the country I have lived in almost continuously ever since I was a

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Excerpt from Old West Surrey: Some Notes and Memories

SO many and so great have been the changes within the last half-century, that I have thought it desirable to note, while it may yet be done, what I can remember of the ways and lives and habitations of the older people of the working class of the country I have lived in almost continuously ever since I was a very young child.

It is the south-western corner of the county of Surrey; so near indeed to the actual corner, that the adjoining portions of Hampshire and Sussex come within a radius of a very few miles, and are considered as within the district. After all, geographical distinctions are purely arbitrary, and only really appreciable on the map, where they show in different colours; whereas, in the real world, one steps without know ing it from Surrey into Hampshire on the dry heath - land, and out of Surrey into Sussex from one clay puddle into the next, without being aware in either case that the land 'is called by another name.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781330571170
Publisher:
FB&C Ltd
Publication date:
04/13/2017
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

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