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Evan Harrington

By: George Meredith

...rrington?’ ‘I am afraid not, my lady.’ ‘Any position—a situation—that of a clerk even—would be so much better for him!’ The widow remained impassive. ... ...!’ The widow remained impassive. ‘And many young gentlemen I know, who are clerks, and are enabled to live comfortably, and make a modest appear- ance... ...ive with him, and behave to you in every way as a dutiful son, surely? ‘ A clerk’s income is not very large, my lady.’ ‘No; but enough, as I have said... ...o the street a Knight Companion of the Bath and become known to men as Sir Maxwell Strike, it would be decidedly disagreeable for him to be blown upon... ...f hers would damage him in his future career, the Major assured her. Young Maxwell must be considered. For all this, the mother and wife, when the bla... .... However, old Mel wouldn’t have that. Nothing less than being born in St. James’s Square would content old Mel, and he must have a Marquis for his fa... ...re will tell on you. But perhaps my dearest is in a hurry to return to her Maxwell? At least he thwacks well!’ Caroline’s arm was taken. The Countess ...

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Lay Morals

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...it moves him. The telegraph wires and posts, the electricity speeding from clerk to clerk, the clerks, the glad or sorrowful import of the message, an... ...menced by their south- ern brethren. The leader of the persecutors was Sir James Turner, an officer afterwards degraded for his share in the matter. ‘... ...was rescued, and the rebellion was commenced.* And now we must turn to Sir James Turner’s memoirs of himself; for, strange to say, this extraordinary ... ...ory rendered singu- larly unlikely by the after conduct of the rebels. Sir James instantly dispatched orders to the cessed soldiers either to come to ... ...ven to ring bells next morning for a ser- mon to be preached by Mr. Welch. Maxwell of Morith, and Major M’Cullough invited me to heare “that phanatick...

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