- 98 pages
- A Brief Account of the Life, Writings, and Inventions of Sir Samuel Morland
- James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
- 03 September 2018 James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
Excerpt From A Brief Account Of The Life, Writings, And Inventions Of Sir Samuel Morland Master Of Mechanics To Charles The SecondSamuel Morland Was The Son Of The Rev Thomas Morland, Of Sulhamstead Bannister, Near Reading In Berkshire, And Born Somewhere About The Year 1625, As We Learn From The Preface To His Urim Of Conscience, Published In 1695, Where He Says That He Had Then Passed The Seventieth Year Of His Age.Little Is Known Of His Early Life Except That He Was Educated At Winchester School, Whence He Removed To The University Of Cambridge, And, According To Cole, To Magdalen College, Where He Became Acquainted With Bishop Cumberland He Remained At Cambridge For Nearly Ten Years, But Never Took Any Degree, And The Probability Is That His University Career Was Very Unprofitable.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis 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.