Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" He appeared very ambitious to learn to write ; and one of the attornies got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a stair-case ; and that was his desk, where he sat and wrote after copies of court and other hands the clerks gave him. He made himself... "
The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register - Page 366
1798
Full view - About this book

The Pictorial History of England: Being, a History of the People ..., Volume 5

George Lillie Craik - Great Britain - 1841
...attorneys' clerks for scraps. The extraordinary observance and diligence of the boy made the Society willing to do him good. He appeared very ambitious to learn to write ; and one of the attorneys got a board knocked up at a window on the top of a staircase ; and that was his desk, where...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF