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Some Writings and Speeches of Richard Monckton Milnes, Lord Houghton: In the Last Year of His Life with a Notice in Memoriam George Stovin Venables by George Stovin Venables

Some Writings and Speeches of Richard Monckton Milnes, Lord Houghton: In the Last Year of His Life with a Notice in Memoriam

George Stovin Venables by George Stovin Venables

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331537571
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154 pages
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Excerpt from Some Writings and Speeches of Richard Monckton Milnes, Lord Houghton: In the Last Year of His Life With a Notice in Memoriam by George Stovin VenablesLord Houghton is deeply mourned by a few survivors of his own generation, and he isMoreExcerpt from Some Writings and Speeches of Richard Monckton Milnes, Lord Houghton: In the Last Year of His Life With a Notice in Memoriam by George Stovin VenablesLord Houghton is deeply mourned by a few survivors of his own generation, and he is missed and regretted in a much wider circle. None of his contemporaries had so wide and various an acquaintance with society, in which he had always mixed, not only as a critical observer, but with the heartiest enjoyment and sympathy. It is possible that Sir Robert Peel may have made a mistake in not introducing his brilliant follower to official life- yet it is scarcely to be regretted that he was left to make an original and congenial career for himself. Few persons had a founder judgment when circumstances required that he should be serious.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.