Excerpt from Anglophobia: An Analysis of Anti-British Prejudice in the United States Some of these people deserve ather chance to add to their kwledge, hence this book. I have t a solitary doubt that this book will be a complete failure, financially, instructively or in the capacity to survive one edition; but I trust my readers will t indulge in too much tearful sympathy for me on that account, for the number and character of the failures in my life has rendered me somewhat callous to the pain and mortification that once accompanied them. It may be instructive to my friends and gratifying to enemies to mention a few of them: Among the earliest failures of my life was when at the age of 17 years, in the year 1862, I attempted with others to thrash Uncle Sam, an effort that was t in the main a success, but quite to the contrary, as was remarked by a passenger on a ship to a lady, when she asked him if he had breakfasted. 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 techlogy 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.