Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Classic Reprint)
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Wydanie: 2018 r.
Excerpt from Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe<br><br>These trifies are collected and republished chieﬂy with a view to their redemption from the many im provements to which they have been subjected while going at random the rounds of the press. I am naturally anxious that what I have written should circulate as I wrote it, if it circulate at all. In defence of my own taste, nevertheless, it is incum bent upon me to say that I think nothing in this volume of much value to the public, or very credit able to myself. Events'not to be controlled have prevented me from making, at any time, any serious efibrt in what, under happier circumstances, would have been the field of my choice. With me poetry has been not a purpose, but a passion; and the passions Should be held in reverence: they must not -they cannot at will be excited, with an eye to the paltry compensations, or the more paltry commenda tions, of mankind. E. A. P.<br><br>About the Publisher<br><br>Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com<br><br>This 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.