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Memoirs of Mrs. Coghlan, Daughter of the Late Major Moncrieffe

Coghlan, Margaret

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ISBN 10: 0405012136 / ISBN 13: 9780405012136
Editorial: The New York Times & Arno Press, New York, 1971
Condición: Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
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158 pps. Silver titles: sp. Brown & blue cloth bds. w/ silver design. Ex-lib. w/ usual markings. Eyewitness accounts of the American Revolution series III. Memoirs published in London in 1794. This is a facsimile edition of the 1864 New York edition. From the daughter of the late Major Moncrieffe, anecdotes of the late American and present French War, with remarks moral and political. An eyewitness account of the American Revolution from the British perspective. Includes introduction and notes. In quite good condition. N° de ref. de la librería 002606

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Título: Memoirs of Mrs. Coghlan, Daughter of the ...

Editorial: The New York Times & Arno Press, New York

Año de publicación: 1971

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Good

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Edición: 2nd Edition

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1794 Excerpt: ... in war, the gentlest swain in love, did me the honor to take me under his protection. He was my Cicifbeowho made ine acquainted with all the beauties of that superb and magnificent City; he introduced me into all the gay and brilliant circles, of which he himself, hone the most splendid Ornament--The intelligent reader, on perusing the above will not be at a loss to discover that that I allude to Gen. D. With this Military, and amorous quixote, there was a young man, nearly related and to whom, such is the strange organization of the female mind, I am fair to confess, that I gave the preference over his formidable, and illustrious, rival-7--Jealousy is the characteristic of Love., 1 had made an impression on the heart of the veteran beau; he suspected, (and his suspicions were not 'not wrong) that there was a secret understanding between myself, and his younger companion; yielding thereto, he kept a steady watch over all our actions, and when the silent hour approached, that lovers dedicate to the deity of their adoration, my antique admirer £ager to convince himself of the truth of what he suspected, posted himself in an obscure corner, where, by favor of the moon, he traced Sir R , to my Sir R H . apartapartments,--and, as soon as he knew that his conjectures were well founded, he withdrew all friendship, and I sear, has never since forgiven isle. "At Lover's quarrels," they fay, "Jove laughs," although this quarrel turned out serious, since no correspondence has subsisted between us since the above fatal period.--But if Agamemnon withdrew himself--he still left a Paris behind, to console me.--END OF.THE FIRST VOLUME, / OF Mrs. C O G H L A NT, (Daughter of the late Major Moncricjse,) WRITTEN BY HERSELF, AND Dedicated to the British-Nation y ...

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