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The instructive letter-writer

The instructive letter-writer

and entertaining companion: containing letters on the most interesting subjects, in an elegant and easy style; ... with forms of messages for cards. To which are prefix"d instructions for writing letters with elegance and propriety; ...

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Published by printed for W. Nicoll in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination252p.
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19317171M

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Letters are kind of old-fashioned; e-mail is quicker and a regular part of our lives now. But there's something special about a letter and the time it takes for it to be written, put a stamp on it, and get the letter to its recipient. Share letters real and imagined in the pages of these books. Meet grand exaggerators and characters that live only in fairy tales. The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson: Volume Two, April July by Stevenson, Robert Louis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

The New Yorker, P. Emily was a forty-year-old spinster who lived in an English village. Ten years before she had begun a correspondence with Edmund Fabry, an English writer, who. As a sheep-herder he had worried an old grammar to tatters, and read instructive books with the help of a pocket dictionary. By the light of many camp-fires he had pondered upon Prescott's histories, and the works of Washington Irving, which he bought at a high price from a book-agent.


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