The History of Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia
Publisher: Leavitt & Allen 426
Number of pages: 1857
Peter the Great was tall, genteel, well made, with a noble aspect, piercing eyes and a robust constitution, fitted for all kinds of hardship and bodily exercise. He had a sound understanding, which is the basis of all real abilities; and to this was joined an active disposition, which prompted him to undertake and execute the greatest things.
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