William Cobbett's Rural Rides - Volume 1 (Cosimo Classics Travel & PDF

By William Cobbett

Upon beholding the loads of structures, at Oxford, dedicated to what they name "learning," i couldn't aid reflecting at the drones that they comprise and the wasps they ship forth!
-from "Burghclere (Hants), Sunday, 18 Nov."

Son of an innkeeper, former soldier, champion of the operating type, early anticorporate activist, and destiny Member of Parliament-Will Cobbett's detailed eye deals us a point of view on 19th-century England we can't locate at any place else.

Cobbett roamed Southern England on horseback within the years among 1821 and 1832, amassing his "economical and political observations relative to concerns acceptable to, and illustrated by means of, the nation of" that fascinating a part of the area, one within the throes of huge swap within the wake of the economic Revolution.

Volume 1 covers the years 1821 to 1825 and lines slicing observations at the smokelike fogs of London, the cost of accommodations in Oxford, the meanness of landlords, and the pleasures of looking at "very lovely ladies" of their Sunday top going to church.

This is a unprecedented list of a global gone, one little or no documented while it existed, through a voice who was once a long way sooner than his time.

British journalist and radical WILLIAM COBBETT (1762-1835) can also be the writer of The development of a Ploughboy to a Seat in Parliament (1830).

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