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.