Beacon Lights of History (World Cultural Heritage Library)

 
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EirotlSH EDITION. Br Sir Jakes RY oxaw,, Ml., M.P. 1AM asked to introduce to the English-reading public on this Bide the Atlantic a book which millions of American people have reason to hold in affectionate esteem. The request is an honour, for it makes me sponsor to a work already hallowed by success, and of which student, teacher, writer, or man of affairs can hari Hyspeak too well. Scan I t, and yon will at once comprehend why American parents who owe to this hook much of their own culture are careful to afford their sons and daughters the same opportunity, Beacon Lights of History will help to form you, successful men and women say; it helped to make me what I am. That a million of these books have been sold in America speaks volumes for the usefulness of them over here. A mong a people as practical as ourselves the work succeeded because it is both practical and pleasant. To read1 the boob is to drink at a limpid stream. It teaches the student, it fascinates the leisure of the business man.
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