The pursuit of happiness; A book of studies and strowings

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Sinopsis: 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. 1893 Excerpt: ... WELL-SERVED DINNER. 135 del gusto, their married lives would be attuned to a more harmonious accord. Consider the appointments and symmetry of a wellserved dinner in that high style of art which the French have brought to perfection. The mere sight of the table awakens our esthetic feelings, disperses the cares that have infested the day, and softens the asperities which its rude conflicts have developed. The snowy cloth with its embroidered centre-piece, bearing a vase of roses or restful green; the gay triumphs of the potter's skill, flanked by polished metal and diaphanous crystal, whose varied forms hint of the manifold gifts of the grape; the chairs, so disposed as to suggest how we should live our whole lives--ever near to others, but not jostling them. Then how rhythmical the progress of the repast! the cold, salt shellfish, followed by the hot and spicy soup, harmonized by the neutral flavor of the fish, its creamy sauce relieved by the bare suspicion of the clean acid of the lemon; and so on through the courses, until the aromatic coffee and the tiny glass of liqueur, redolent of wild herbs or of Alpine flowers, remove both thoughts of food and sense of satiety. The sequence of such a repast is not a conventionality. Medical men as well as epicures know that it is based on physiology. Once, with a friend of like inquiring mind, I ordered a dinner at a restaurant of renown, exactly reversing the usual sequence, beginning with Chartreuse, coffee, and ice-cream, ending with soup, oysters, and hock. The experiment convinced us that the received is the right sequence, and we made no second attempt to put the wrong end foremost. Many will cry that such a dinner as I describe is one for the millionaire and not for the million. They are in error. In Franc...

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Descripción 2013. Estado de conservación: New. ***This is the EBook version (.pdf format) of the 1893 edition. Scanned from the original book !!** You will be receiving the text of this book via download. An email will be sent shortly to your email address containing the download instructions. Refund requests for 'Buyer does not want item' after an ebook has been received will not be accepted. Nº de ref. de la librería 530482

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Descripción 2016. Softcover. Estado de conservación: New. 308 Lang:- eng, Pages 308, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1893]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: eng. Nº de ref. de la librería PB1111005557073

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Descripción ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Estado de conservación: NEW. Reprinted from 1893 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. Original Publisher: Philadelphia, D. McKay Language: eng 308 pages. Nº de ref. de la librería 452359750

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Descripción 2016. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 308 Lang:- eng, Pages 308, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1893]. This book is in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: eng. Nº de ref. de la librería 1111005557073

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Descripción ReInk Books, 2017. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: NEW. Reprinted from 1893 edition. Language: eng. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This hardcover book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of hardcover binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal hardcovers. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. Original Publisher: Philadelphia, D. McKay 308 pages. Nº de ref. de la librería HB452359750

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Daniel Garrison Brinton
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Descripción Forgotten Books, United States, 2015. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from The Pursuit of Happiness: A Book of Studies and Strowings We hold these truths to be self-evident, - that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and The Pursuit Of Happiness. - The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America. The sun and stars that float in the open air, The apple-shaped earth and we upon it, surely the drift of them is something grand, I do not know what it is except that it is something grand, and that it is Happiness. - Walt Whitman. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Nº de ref. de la librería AAV9781330004364

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Descripción Forgotten Books, United States, 2015. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Excerpt from The Pursuit of Happiness: A Book of Studies and Strowings We hold these truths to be self-evident, - that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and The Pursuit Of Happiness. - The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America. The sun and stars that float in the open air, The apple-shaped earth and we upon it, surely the drift of them is something grand, I do not know what it is except that it is something grand, and that it is Happiness. - Walt Whitman. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Nº de ref. de la librería AAV9781330004364

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Daniel G. Brinton
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Descripción David McKay, 1893. Estado de conservación: Good. Reprint. N/A. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP92380724

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Descripción David McKay, Philadelphia, 1893. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fair. 12mo. xiv, 9-292 pages. Three quarter dark leather binding with black cloth covered boards. Purple name stamp of "Mrs. D. G. Brinton, Media PA." on title page. Cloth and leather are scuffed and edge worn. Pages 163-180 have some edge chips. Nº de ref. de la librería 8340

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