This vintage book contains the first volume of Augustus J. C. Hare s memoirs, "Memorials of a Quiet Life." These charming and insightful memoirs will appeal to those with an interest in the life and work of Augustus Hare, and they would make for a great addition to any personal collection. The chapters of this book include: Childhood, Stoke, Alderley, and Hodnet, The Hares of Hurstmonceaux, Augustus and Julius Hare, Changes, West Woodhay, Home Portraiture, Taking Root at Alton, Journals The Green Book, Wiltshire Riots and Village Duties, etcetera. Augustus John Cuthbert Hare (1834 - 1903) was an English writer and raconteur. This book was first published in 1877, and is being republished now in an affordable, modern and high-quality edition - complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author."