Read Peter Parley's Almanac for Old and Young (1836) by Peter Parley Samuel Griswold Goodrich American Almanac Collection Online

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An Excerpt: 'When you look up to the sky of a clear night, the vault of heaven appears sparkling with thousands of stars. In some places they seem crowded together like the houses in Boston; in others, they are more scattered, like the huts of the settlers in the wide wilderness of the west.'-This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is parAn Excerpt: 'When you look up to the sky of a clear night, the vault of heaven appears sparkling with thousands of stars. In some places they seem crowded together like the houses in Boston; in others, they are more scattered, like the huts of the settlers in the wide wilderness of the west.'-This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact and remains as true to the original work as possible.Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1800s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. This book is a reproduction of an important historical work....

Title : Peter Parley's Almanac for Old and Young (1836)
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ISBN : 9781358636172
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 90 Pages
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Peter Parley's Almanac for Old and Young (1836) Reviews

  • Satyajeet
    2018-12-02 23:33

    The excerpt below does not describe what the book is about, it's not a book you'd review, it's an Almanac; a classic one though! I read this scene in December's entry. It has some more random entries like this.“What studies do you intend to pursue," said an erudite pedagogue one day, as a Johnny Raw entered his school room.“Why, I shall study read, I'spose, wouldn't ye’’"Yes, but you will not want to read all the time; are you acquainted with figures?"“It’s a pity if I ain't when I’ve cyphered clean through adoption.”“Adoption! what rule is that?" said the master.“Why, it’s the double rule of two; you know that twice two is four and according to adoption, twice four is two.”“You may take your seat, sir," said the master.“And you may take yours too,” said the pupil, “for it's a poor rule that won’t work both ways.”