This he had acquired by conversation with the world, for his education was merely reading, writing and common arithmetic, to which he added surveying at a later day. His time was employed in action chiefly, reading little, and that only in agriculture... The Monthly Review - Seite 2831830Vollansicht
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...unready, short, and embarrassed. Yet he wrote readily, rather diffusely, in an easy and correct style. This he had acquired by conversation with the world,...and that only in agriculture and English history. . . . On the whole, his character was, in its mass, perfect, in nothing bad, in few points indifferent;...