Excerpt from The Fox Chase IN the drifted, muddy strata Of the Lakers' age of stone; On the graven wrecks of cities, Where early science shone; In history, and in ballads, In customs, and in modes, In philosophies, and worship, In calendars, and codes Of rude and civil eras. 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.