Euphranor and Other Miscellanies

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MEMOIR
OF
BERNARD BARTON

(From a letter of Bernard Barton's.)

"2 mo, II, 1839.

" Thy cordial approval of my brother John's hearty wish to bring us back to the simple habits of the olden time, induces me to ask thee if I mentioned in either of my late letters the curious old papers he stumbled on in hunting through the repositories of our late excellent spinster sister? I quite forget whether I did or not; so I will not at a venture repeat all the items. But he found an inventory of the goods and chattels of our great-grandfather, John Barton of Ive-Gill, a little hamlet about five or seven miles from Carlisle; by which it seems our progenitor was one of those truly patriarchal personages, a Cumbrian statesman—living on his own little estate, and drawing from it all things needful for himself and his family. I will be bound for it my good brother was

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  • Euphranor and Other Miscellanies *
  • Preface *
  • Contents *
  • Memoir of Bernard Barton *
  • Death of Bernard Barton *
  • From the Ipswich Journal, March 3, 1849 Woodbridge *
  • Euphranor *
  • Preface to Polonius. [1852 *
  • Death of the Rev. George Crabbe *
  • Charles Lamb *
  • Introduction to Readings in Crabbe *
  • On Red Boxes - Supplement by the Author *
  • Occasional Verses *
  • Macmillan's Golden Treasury Series *
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