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...I keep in mind as soon as while a boy, I requested the overdue James Davis, an old-time schoolmaster, why it used to be that an writer wrote a preface to his e-book? His solution was once that sometimes the negative guy came across that the e-book wanted an apology.
...This basic compilation is actually with no intrinsic advantage. It had its inception in notes that I had taken a few years in the past, while supporting my very own young children of their historical past classes. My thought on the time was once to urge a private curiosity within the king of the time the lesson stated, and hence render much less irksome the duty at once in hand.
...Who is it that doesn't comprehend anything of the barren wasteland that has to be traversed ahead of a unmarried blossom of attractiveness is located within the box of background so wealthy in luscious browse after it really is reached?
...If I shall support a few younger and impressionable brain over this flowerless waste that has confirmed an impassable Sahara to such a lot of shiny younger readers, I shall certainly be a lucky guy. If I fail during this specific, my attempt could have proved a whole failure. yet even then it truly is friendly to imagine no actual damage could have been performed, for the hard work has been a downright excitement to me.
J. McN. Johnson.
Aberdeen, N. C,
August I, 1913.
...It has been my goal to put in writing a narrative which may be learn in a winter's evening, embracing the 41 sovereigns that experience governed in England because the Norman Conquest, and of their order of succession to offer a brief and concise description of every sovereign, reminiscent of will be prone to attract the minds of the younger; yet to around out my thousand years indicated within the caption above, will probably be worthwhile for me to hark again a few century and a half—to be specified, 100 and forty-six years sooner than the Conquest—to locate my beginning point.
...If it have been attainable for us to return to England within the 12 months A. D. 912, only a thousand years in the past, we should always locate that King Alfred the good were lifeless 11 years, and that his son was once king,
Edward the Elder — Athelstane — Edmund (the Boy King) — Edred (the Boy King) — Edwy the reasonable (the Boy King) — Edgar (the Boy King) — Edward, the Martyr — Ethelred, the Unready — Edmund Ironsides
Canute, the Dane — Harold Harefoot — Hardi Canute
Edward, the Confessor — Harold, final Saxon King
William I., Conqueror — William II., Rufus — Henry I. — Stephen
Henry II. — Richard I., Coeur de Leon — John (Lackland) — Henry III. — Edward I. — Edward II. — Edward III. — Richard II. — Henry IV. (Lancaster) — Henry V. (Lancaster) — Henry VI. (Lancaster) — Edward IV. (York) — Edward V. (York) — Richard III. (York)
Henry VII. — Henry VIII. — Edward VI. — Mary Tudor — Elizabeth
James I. — Charles I.
Oliver Cromwell — normal Monk's military
Charles II. — James II.
William and Mary — William III.
George I. — George II. — George III. — George IV. — William IV. — Victoria — Edward VII. — George V.
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