Excerpt from Memoirs and Resolutions of Adam Graeme, of Mossgray, Vol. 1 of 3: Including Some Chronicles of the Borough of Fendie Our birth is but a sleep and a forgettingThe soul that rises with us, our Life's star -Hath had elsewhere its setting, And cometh from afar -Not in entire forgetfulness, And not in utter nakedness, But trailing clouds of glory do we comeFrom God, who is our home. Wordsworth. The first thing which I can record concerning myself is, that I was born. That I was born! About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This 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.