Tryon, Writer discussed on Harvard Classics
Rhyme would have laid me under a constant necessity of searching for variety and also have tended to fix that variety in my mind and make me master of it. Therefore, I took some of the tales and turn them into verse and after a time when I had pretty well forgotten, the pros turn them back again. I also sometimes jumbled my collection of hints into confusion and after some weeks indifferent to reduce them into the best order before I began to form the full sentences and complete the paper. This was to teach me method the arrangement of my thoughts by comparing my work afterwards with the original I discovered many faults in amended them. But I sometimes the pleasure of fancying that in certain particulars of small import, I have been lucky enough to improve the method of the language and this encouraged me to think I might possibly in time come to be a tolerable English writer of which I was extremely ambitious my. Time for these exercises and for reading was at night after work or before it began in the morning, we're on Sundays when I contrived to be in the printing house alone evading as much as I could the comet attendance on public worship, which my father used to exact a me when I was under his care, and which indeed is still thought a duty though I could not as it seemed afford time to practice it. Win About Sixteen years of age I happen to meet with a book written by one try on recommending vegetable diet I determined to go into it. My brother being getting married did not keep house but voted himself in his apprentices in another family. My refusing to eat flesh occasioned in inconveniencing and I was frequently Chid from my singularity I made myself acquainted with tryon's manner, a preparing some of his dishes such as boiling potatoes or rice making hasty pudding and a few others, and then propose to my brother that if he would give me weekly half the money he paid for my board, I would board myself..