Farnorth, Volume 2

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Chapman & Hall, 1866

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Page 135 - Hamlet with the part of the Prince of Denmark omitted, for so far I have said nothing whatever about technical education.
Page 55 - ... this little girl with me to your mother, Edward, that she may question her, if she wishes it, about poor Michael, and I wish you to go with us, my dear boy ; it is better that your poor mother should have you with her." " You are going to tell mother ?" said the boy with a shudder. " Yes, Edward ! — it must be done, and the sooner it is over the better. Your mother is a good woman, and a pious Christian, my dear boy. She will know and feel that all that can befall her is the will of God ; and...
Page 136 - The autocrat, encouraged by impunity and the weakness of the great Powers of Europe, would employ himself in making preparations for another and still more formidable aggression upon his neighbours. I repeat that it is impossible now that the war can be averted consistently with England's honour.
Page 127 - You may depend upon it that now is the time for resistance ; now is the time for the powers of Western and Central Europe to form an alliance with Turkey, and so combine to punish the daring bigot who imperils the best interests of civilization to feed his miserable vanity and insatiable ambition.
Page 128 - He pretends that it is not the lust of conquest which urges him to attempt the supremacy of his church and the expulsion of the Mussulmans from Europe. He seeks to hide the bloody sword of ambition beneath the robe of the fanatic. It is false...
Page 251 - It is a very long time since we have had such a funeral in Farnorth as we shall see to-day. Sparkles has made all the arrangements, and I think they will do him credit. After you, Sir Mortimer," the doctor added, courteously, as he wrestled helplessly with his stiff black gloves.

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