Excerpt from Blundell's Diary: Comprising Selections From the Diary of Nicholas Blundell, Esq., From 1702 to 1728 Such a record as the one before us comes like a revelation from the tomb. It brings to light events hitherto shrouded in oblivion. It repeoples the land with its old inhabitants and introduces us to their homes, their occupations, their amusements and social life. We follow them in their daily path until the final summons, when the squire's Coach carriage which was at the service of rich and poor alike, conveys them to their last resting-place. 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.