All the Year Round: Contributions

All the Year Round: Contributions
  • Publisher: Mars Yau
  • Genre: Reference
  • Released: 5 Jan, 2010
  • Size: 918.2 KB
  • Price: $5.99
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Editor: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
Language: English

Articles Collection

☆ The Poor Man and his Beer
☆ Five New Points of Criminal Law
☆ Leigh Hunt: A Remonstrance
☆ The Tattlesnivel Bleater
☆ The Young Man from the Country
☆ An Enlightened Clergyman
☆ Rather a Strong Dose
☆ The Martyr Medium
☆ The Late Mr. Stanfield
☆ A Slight Question of Fact
☆ Landor's Life

My friend Philosewers and I, contemplating a farm-labourer the other day, who was drinking his mug of beer on a settle at a roadside ale- house door, we fell to humming the fag-end of an old ditty, of which the poor man and his beer, and the sin of parting them, form the doleful burden. Philosewers then mentioned to me that a friend of his in an agricultural county say a Hertfordshire friend°Xhad, for two years last past, endeavoured to reconcile the poor man and his beer to public morality, by making it a point of honour between himself and the poor man that the latter should use his beer and not abuse it. Interested in an effort of so unobtrusive and unspeechifying a nature, "O Philosewers," said I, after the manner of the dreary sages in Eastern apologues, "Show me, I pray, the man who deems that temperance can be attained without a medal, an oration, a banner, and a denunciation of half the world, and who has at once the head and heart to set about it!


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