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... only from the age of eight or nine to the age of eleven. At eleven 'he was
lodged with an attorney in the Audit Office to learn to write [that is to say to 'write
to perfection', to write deeds, the equivalent of typing today] and to earn his living
... and it points the way to the more anecdotal and picturesque ex-votos of the
eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, which depict, not the family gathering
of the living and the dead, but the miraculous event which has saved an
... separates them from their natural social environment. 'He needs to learn early
in life how to behave in society as well as in the study, and he cannot learn that in
a place where people think more of living with the dead than with the living, that ...
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I can't remember when I first picked up this book, but it's one that made a deep impression on me because back in my teens I had little appreciation for how deeply alien the past can be. This book is ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása
THE AGES OF LIFE
THE DISCOVERY OF CHILDHOOD
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