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Celt and Saxon

By Meredith, George

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Book Id: WPLBN0000678503
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Celt and Saxon  
Author: Meredith, George
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections: Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Historic
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Publisher: Penn State University's Electronic Classics

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Meredith, G. (n.d.). Celt and Saxon. Retrieved from http://self.gutenberg.org/


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Excerpt: A young Irish gentleman of the numerous clan O?Donnells, and a Patrick, hardly a distinction of him until we know him, had bound himself, by purchase of a railway-ticket, to travel direct to the borders of North Wales, on a visit to a notable landowner of those marches, the Squire Adister, whose family-seat was where the hills begin to lift and spy into the heart of black mountains. Examining his ticket with an apparent curiosity, the son of a greener island debated whether it would not be better for him to follow his inclinations, now that he had gone so far as to pay for the journey, and stay. But his inclinations were also subject to question, upon his considering that he had expended pounds English for the privilege of making the journey in this very train.

 
 



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