Considerations on Engraving (Classic Reprint)
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Wydanie: 2018 r.
Excerpt from Considerations on Engraving<br><br>HE arts of industry and commerce are, of course, among the first pur suits in this mundane constitution of things because, naturally, with out bread - without at least the gross groceries of existence - we can have but little stomach for the higher realms of fancy or imagination - for poetry and the fine arts. It is'ias true that man shall not live by bread alone (and he takes pretty good care that he shall not) as it is that in the sweat of his brow he shall earn it (and, in the natural order of the division of labor, his interest seems to be in letting the other fellow do the sweating). But after he awakens to the realization of the embarrassment of owning things, and that he him self is owned by a house and lot, a limousine, yacht, aeroplane, etc - and a Wife of course - he discovers he has higher wants.<br><br>About the Publisher<br><br>Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com<br><br>This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.