Reiterating: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 57 pages
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Use in Literature ReissuingThe reissue of the book is in response to the desire off certain readers who have not forgotten the charm which William Young's poem exercised upon them years ago, and, finding the charm still potent, would have others share it.ndash;Thomas Bailey Aldrich in Ponkapog Papers.Some twelve years after his death it was resolved, in view of the interest manifested in tracing the growth of his genius from the beginning of his activity as an author, to revive this youthful romance; and the reissue of 'Fanshawe' was then made.ndash;Nathaniel Hawthorne in Fanshawe.On this account it pleased me when its turn came to be reissued, since this gave me the opportunity of mending some faults in the portions retained and of throwing out a good deal of matter which appeared to me not worth keeping.ndash;William Henry Hudson in Birds of Town and Village.The first claim of Reissue Patent No.ndash;Dyer and Martin in Edison, His Life and Inventions.M'Guire reissued from the entry, still followed by the wondering eyes of the man in the sleeved waistcoat.ndash;RL & Fanny VDG Stevenson in The Dynamiter.In the present reissue of this book a number of slight changes and corrections have been introduced.ndash;F.B. Tarbell in A History Of Greek Art.Reissuing ndash; ReprintsIt is the reprinting of works which have just arrived from other countries.ndash;Charles Babbage in On the Economy Of Machinery And Manufactures.My only purpose in reprinting these really fascinating pages in such a volume as this is the hope that they may give pleasure to many who would not have had the opportunity to consult them in the public archives where they have hitherto been buried.ndash;Hilaire Belloc in On Something.De La Rue & Co., adorned this reprint.ndash;James Boswell in The Life of Samuel Johnson, vol 1.And when it appears, as it will, in reprint, in some periodical anthology of current fiction, it will not fail to impress American readers.ndash;Harry Seidel Canby in Definitions: Essays in Contemporary Criticism.

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