The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Vol. 9 (Classic Reprint)
- List Price:
- Buy New: $10.66
as of 1/25/2015 07:46 EST details
- You Save: $1.18 (10%)
Shipping:Eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping
Availability:Usually ships in 24 hours
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1.8
- Dimensions (in):6 x 1.1 x 9
- Publication Date:June 17, 2012
Neg atives multiplied into each other change their sign and become positives. Hostile criticisms meeting together are often equivalent to praise, and the square of fault-finding turns out to be the same thing as eulogy. But a writer has rarely so many enemies as it pleases him to believe. Self-love leads us to overrate the numbers of our negative constituency. The larger portion of my limited circle of readers must be quite indifferent to, if not ignorant of, the adverse opinions which have been expressed or recorded concerning any of these Addresses orE ssays now submitted to their own judgment. It is proper, however, to in form them, that some of the positions maintained in these pages have been unsparingly attacked, with various degrees of ability, scholarship, and good-breed ing. The tone of criticism naturally changes with local conditions in different parts of a country ex tended like our own, so that it is one of the most convenient gauges of the partial movements in the direction of civilization.
(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)
About the Publisher
Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.
Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the aged text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED ‘AS IS’ AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.