Proverbial Philosophy A Book Of Thoughts And Arguments Originally Created By Martin Farquhar Tupper 1846

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Proverbial Philosophy: A Book of Thoughts and Arguments, Originally Created by Martin Farquhar Tupper, First and Second Series.  This book was published by A. Hanford, New York in 1846, a First Edition.  The spine is leather and worn, marbled cover worn, and worn leather corners.  Endpapers are tan with a name tag.  The tissue papers have writing, creases, and foxing.  Title page has writing, and all pages have foxing and light staining, all are legible and tight.  There are 154 pages total.

Thoughts, that have tarried in my mind, and peopled its inner chambers,
The sober children of reason, or desultory train of fancy;
Clear running wine of conviction, with the scum and the lees of speculation;
Corn from the sheaves of science, with stubble from mine own garner;
Searchings after Truth, that have tracked her secret lodes,
And come up again to the surface-world, with a knowledge grounded deeper:

This book measures 5 x 7 1/4 x 3/4 inches.

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