Ginx's Baby; His Birth and Other Misfortunes; [And] Lord Bantam Volume 2

Ginx's Baby; His Birth and Other Misfortunes; [And] Lord Bantam Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...What I am happy to see is that you express broad and liberal opinions--such as in my belief must always when sincerely held and freely expressed tend to bring truth out of darkness and fix it in human conduct. Politically I am inclined to agree with you that there is much to be learned in modern economic polity, from the simple social principles of Christ; but I am afraid it is dangerous to say so. Men are un happily not prepared for the millennium." "But," intruded the business-like Mr. Simpleton, "do you think, Dr. Dulcis, you can give his lordship your support at this election?" "I think I can," said the doctor; "and if you should be returned, as I hope you may be, per haps we shall have frequent opportunities of comparing notes on many important subjects." The young lord with difficulty drew himself away from the charming Dissenter to the harassing and degrading business of canvassing. There is probably no occupation, short of a crime, more demoralising--and none certainly so disheartening, as the door to door mendicancy of a candidate for the honour of representing a borough in the Parliament of these kingdoms. XII. Inconvenient Results of Popular Reform. MR. P-1voT's next move was 'towards the democracy. He was in Woodbury, not to secure the return of a Popular but to obtain a seat for a Government nominee. To checkmate the dangerous barrister, it was essential that the Trades-unionist should first be dismissed the field. So Mr. Pivot called upon Ruggles. They had taken part in many contests on behalf of democratic candidates, whose gratitude vanished with their success. His rude and straightforward abilities were antipathies of the Treasury agent. "Ha! Mr....show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236889738
  • 9781236889737