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Author: Elbert Hubbard
ISBN13: 978-1426465932
Title: Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume I: Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great
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Publisher: BiblioBazaar (January 15, 2007)
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Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume I: Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great by Elbert Hubbard



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My heart warms to the melancholy Jacques, who dedicated his book to his mother-in-law, "my best friend, who always came when she was needed and never left so long as there was work to d. Richard Wagner's stepfather was his patient, loving and loyal friend. The father of Wagner died when the child was six months old. The mother, scarcely turned thirty, had a brood of seven, no money and many debts. The fine spirit of the woman won the admiration of a worthy actor, in slightly reduced circumstances, who had lodgings in the house of the widow. This actor, Ludwig Geyer by name, loved the widow and all of the brood, and he proposed that they pool their poverty.

Printed and made into a Book by The Roycrofters, who are in East Aurora, Erie County, New York. Printed and made into a Book by The Roycrofters, who are in East Aurora, Erie County, New York.

The forenoons were given to earnest work. The daughter composed music; the sons translated Shakespeare and acted as their father's faithful helpers; Madame Hugo collected the notes of her husband's life and cheerfully looked after her household affairs. Users who liked this book, also liked. The Deserted Village: To Which Is Prefaced Some Notes Concerning a Little Journey to "Sweet Auburn" As Written by Elbert Hubbard (English). Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring Selections Gathered During a Life Time of Discriminating Reading for His Own Use (English).

Belonged to: "Little Journeys. v. 1. Series of 1895" serie. This book describes the following items: Eliot, George, 1819-1880 Homes And Haunts, Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881 Homes And Haunts, Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 Homes And, More about the author(s): Elbert Hubbard was born in 19 June 1856. Abe Lincoln and Nancy Hanks. Little journeys to the homes of eminent orators. Download more by: Elbert Hubbard

How can that be, lady, which all men learn By long experience? Shapes that seem alive, Wrought in hard mountain marble, will survive Their maker, whom the years to dust retu. rn! Thus to effect, cause yields. Art hath her turn, And triumphs over Nature. MoreLess Show More Show Less.

The first volume includes a memoir of the author, and the last volume includes an index to the entire set. Volume 1 includes pieces about George Eliot, Thomas Carlyle, John Ruskin, William E. Gladstone, . Turner, Jonathan Swift, Walt Whitman, Victor Hugo, William Wordsworth, William M. Thackeray, Charles Dickens, Oliver Goldsmith, William Shakespeare, and Thomas A. Edison. Elbert Hubbard was quite the character (and I admit to having over 60 decorative volumes from his Roycroft Press, most dated from 1896 to 1915). He never let facts get in the way of a good story. In one Little Journey, Hubbard wrote of an encounter with a painter and his wife, surrounded by their loving children.

Elbert Hubbard visits the homes of authors, politicians, poets, philosophers and other prestigious people. If they are still living he speaks with them about their work. If they are dead he reflects on how their surroundings may have influenced them. These short essays are part biography, part interview and part pontification of Hubbard's opinion of the subject and their oeuvre. In this volume he reflects on his own life, as well as on those of George Eliot, Thomas Carlyle, John Ruskin, William E. Elbert Hubbard is dead, or should we say, has gone on his last Little Journey to the Great Beyond. But the children of his fertile brain still live and will continue to live and keep fresh the memory of their illustrious forebear. Fourteen years were consumed in the preparation of the work that ranks today as Elbert Hubbard's masterpiece.

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