The Pleasures of a Pigeon-Fancier
(Forgotten Books Jan. 1, 2019)
Excerpt from The Pleasures of a Pigeon-FancierTake the Flowers also. Are they not in comparably beautiful, as they tessellate the earth with a wealth of colour and cunning diversity of design A plainer vesture might have answered every material purpose of the ﬂower's creation. There was no necessity for that blaze of colour if its only office was to feed the cattle or manure the soil. A common garment would have done for these common purposes. But because it was an ordained minister of God to appeal to the higher faculties of man, and bear its royal witness to the King of human hearts and lives, therefore was it clothed with a courtier's robes, and decked with the honours of heaven's am bassador.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis 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.
- 1332027733 / 9781332027736
- 7.8 oz.
- 6.0 x 0.3