Enquire Within Upon Everything (Annotated)

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Independently Published, 03.12.2017 - 791 Seiten
This is an annotated version of the book1. contains an updated biography of the author at the end of the book for a better understanding of the text.2. This book has been checked and corrected for spelling errorsIf there be any among my Readers who, having turned over the pages of"ENQUIRE WITHIN," have hastily pronounced them to be confused andill-arranged, let them at once refer to THE INDEX, at page 389*, and forever hold their peace.The INDEX is, to the vast congregation of useful hints and receipts thatfill the pages of this volume, what the DIRECTORY is to the greataggregation of houses and people in London.No one, being a stranger to London, would run about asking for "MR.SMITH." But, remembering the Christian name and the profession of theindividual wanted, he would turn to the DIRECTORY, and trace him out.Like a house, every paragraph in "ENQUIRE WITHIN" has its number,--andthe INDEX is the DIRECTORY which will explain what Facts, Hints, andInstructions _inhabit_ that number.For, if it be not a misnomer, we are prompted to say that "ENQUIREWITHIN" is _peopled_ with hundreds of ladies and gentlemen, who haveapproved of the plan of the work, and contributed something to its storeof useful information. There they are, waiting to be questioned, andready to reply. Within each page some one lives to answer for thecorrectness of the information imparted, just as certainly as where, inthe window of a dwelling, you see a paper directing you to "ENQUIREWITHIN," some one is there to answer you.HOUSEKEEPERS of experience live at Nos. 1, 30, 438, 1251 and 2091; oldDr. KITCHINER lives at 44; CAPTAIN CRAWLEY is to be found at 46 and2568; the well-known Mrs. WARREN lives at 1809; Miss ACTON at 1310; Dr.FRANKLIN at 1398; Mrs. HITCHING at 215; Mr. BANTING at 1768; Dr. WILSONPHILIP at 1762; Mr. WITHERING at 2338; Mr. MECHI at 997; Dr. STENHOUSEat 1776; Dr. ERASMUS WILSON at 1700; Dr. SOUTHWOOD SMITH at 1743; Dr.BLAIR at 2180; M. SOYER at 1130; Dr. BABINGTON at 2407; Miss GIFFORD at2337; and Dr. CLARK at 2384. In addition to these and many more, aDOCTOR lives at 475; a GARDENER at 249; a SCHOOLMASTER at 161; a BUTCHERat 27; a DANCING-MASTER at 139; an ARTIST at 2548; a NATURALIST at 2330;a DYER at 2682; a MODELLER at 2346; a PROFESSED COOK at 1032; aPHILANTHROPIST at 1368; a LAWYER at 1440; a SURGEON at 796; a CHESSPLAYER at 71; a WHIST PLAYER, almost next door, at 73; a CHEMIST at 650;a BREWER at 2267; a LAWN TENNIS PLAYER at 2765; a HOMOEOPATHICPRACTITIONER at 925; a WOOD-STAINER at 1413; two CONFECTIONERS at 1628and 2024; a POULTRY-KEEPER at 1642; a METEOROLOGIST at 962; PHILOSOPHERSat 973 and 1783; a PRACTICAL ECONOMIST at 985; a BAKER at 1002; a MASTEROF THE CEREMONIES at 1924 and 2613; a BIRD FANCIER at 2155: aWASHERWOMAN at 2729; an ANALYTICAL CHEMIST at 2747; an ACCOUNTANT at2769; and so on.

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