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The Comic History of England

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Title:The Comic History of England
Author:à Beckett, Gilbert Abbott
Published:   1864
Publisher:George Routledge & Sons, Limited
Tags:England, history, humour, non-fiction
Description:In commencing this work, the object of the Author was, as he stated in the Prospectus, to blend amusement with instruction, by serving up, in as palatable a shape as he could, the facts of English History. He pledged himself not to sacrifice the substance to the seasoning; and though he has certainly been a little free in the use of his sauce, he hopes that he has not produced a mere hash on the present occasion. His object has been to furnish something which may be allowed to take its place as a standing dish at the library table, and which, though light, may not be found devoid of nutriment. That food is certainly not the most wholesome which is the heaviest and the least digestible. [Suggest a different description.]
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