A Voyage to the Moon

With Some Account of the Manners and Customs, Science, and Philosophy, of the People of Morsofia, and Other Lunarians

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Author: George Tucker (Joseph Atterley)
Published: 1827
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,745 / 212 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 46.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 772
Added to site: 2006.04.14
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that my mind had run on love and matrimony, I had lost all relish for serious study; and long before that time, I had felt a sentiment bordering on contempt for the pursuits of my father. Besides, he had already taken my two younger brothers into the counting-house with him. I therefore prevailed on my indulgent parent, with the aid of my mother's intercession, to purchase for me a neat country-seat near Huntingdon, which presented a beautiful view of the Sound, and where, surrounded by the scenes of my childhood, I promised myself to realise, with my Susanna, that life of tranquil felicity which fancy, warmed by love, so vividly depicts.

If we did not meet with all that we had expected, it was because we had expected too much. The happiest life, like the purest atmosphere, has its clouds as well as its sunshine; and what is worse, we never fully know the value of the one, until we have felt the inconvenience of the other. In the cultivation of my farm--in educating our children, a son and two daughter

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