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Excerpt from A Teacher of the Violin: And Other Tales
Had a large family, and his cure was only a village one, he was not so poor as most Of his order, for he had a little private income de rived from houses in Bayreuth: my mother had also some little money of her own. My father was a man Of a singular patience and quietude Of conduct. He divided his time between cultivating his little garden and orchard, and preparing his sermons with elaborate care. When, in after years, I became possessed Of many of these beautifully written discourses, I was amazed at the patience, care, and scholarship expended upon these addresses to a few peasants, most of. Whom fell asleep during the time of hearing. I believe that my father's sole relaxation and indulgence consisted in poring over an Old folio Terence which he possessed, and which, shielded amidst the mysteries Of a dead lan guage, he could read in perfect security, with.
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bound: 398 pages
publisher: Forgotten Books (May 2, 2017)
isbn: 1331258294, 978-1331258292,
weight: 1.2 pounds (