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The House on the Beach

By Meredith, George

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Book Id: WPLBN0000677642
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 281.68 KB.
Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: The House on the Beach  
Author: Meredith, George
Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections: Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
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Publisher: Penn State University's Electronic Classics


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Excerpt: Chapter 1. The experience of great officials who have laid down their dignities before death, or have had the philosophic mind to review themselves while still wielding the deputy sceptre, teaches them that in the exercise of authority over men an eccentric behaviour in trifles has most exposed them to hostile criticism and gone farthest to jeopardize their popularity. It is their Achilles? heel; the place where their mother Nature holds them as she dips them in our waters.


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