Furniture Of The Olden Time
|Author(s):||Morse Frances Clary|
|Category:||Furniture & Furnishings|
|Publish date:||Jan 1, 1902|
|Number of pages:||407|
How much more agreeable it is to sit in the midst of old furniture like Minotfs clocks and secretary and looking-glass, wbicb bave come down from otber generations, tban amid tbat whicb was just brought from tbe cabinet-maker* s, smelling of varnisb, like a coffin ! To sit under tbe face of an old clock tbat bas been ticking one hundred and fifty years — there is something mortal, not to say immortal, about it ; a clock that begun to tick when Massachusetts was a province. H. D. Thorbau, "Autumn"