Excerpt from The Whistler at the Plough: Containing Travels, Statistics, and Descriptions of Scenery and Agricultural Customs in Most Parts of England; With Letters From Ireland; Also "Free Trade and the League;" A Biography History Such was then my belief and though no single article of that faith was original to me, all having been expressed, and better expressed, by others, yet the last-mentioned article, which was the first to be practically adopted for the attainment of the rest, seemed to be only of fractional importance in the opinion of those who admitted it; while nobody had admitted it who at that time held possession of the public car, or eye, or judgment. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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.