Tag Archives: William Howitt

Tender Memories

Quick Quotes 6. The following is taken from William Howitt’s A Country Book: for the field, the forest, and the fireside (1859): But if the days of June are now warm, and brilliant, and beautiful, ah! how soft and beautiful … Continue reading

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Travel Changed the World

Snippets 104. Last week we looked at a quote from A Country Book: for the field, the forest, and the fireside by William Howitt, published in 1859. For much of the book he confines himself to observations on the changing … Continue reading

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Chirping, Gobbling, Hooting, Croaking!

Snippets 103. A Country Book: for the field, the forest, and the fireside by William Howitt was published in 1859. This charming book contains one chapter per month, each focussing on country life at the relevant time of the year. … Continue reading

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William Howitt’s September

Snippets 91. A Country Book: for the field, the forest, and the fireside by William Howitt was published in 1859. This charming book contains one chapter per month, each focussing on country life at the relevant time of the year. … Continue reading

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Glorious August

Snippets 86. A Country Book: for the field, the forest, and the fireside by William Howitt was published in 1859. This charming book contains one chapter per month, each focussing on country life at the relevant time of the year. … Continue reading

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Hedges not Ledgers

Snippets 81.  A Country Book: for the field, the forest, and the fireside by William Howitt was published in 1859.  This charming book contains one chapter per month, each focussing on country life at the relevant time of the year. … Continue reading

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The Great Festival of May

Snippets 68.  A Country Book: for the field, the forest, and the fireside by William Howitt was published in 1859.  This charming book contains one chapter per month, each focussing on country life at the relevant time of the year. … Continue reading

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