The Making of William Edwards

The Making of William Edwards

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Excerpt: ...her. Rhys had come upon the scene in the midst of this altercation, brought thither by a word from Lewis, who had seen the agent ride up the hill, with a sinister smile upon his face, and a ruffianly fellow in his rear. At once the hot-blooded young farmer, in a smock-frock showing many an earthy stain, interposed between his mother's faithful domestic and the steward, unawed by the gold lace or ruffles visible under the open riding-coat. 'Nay, nay, we don't take whips to women in Eglwysilan, Mr. Pryse. What is all this uproar about? And what do be your business here, sir?' His mother attempted an explanation. Ales had shrunk back overawed. 'I have come for the unpaid rent, and the costs attending this application, ' Mr. Pryse thrust in, heedless of Rhys' disclaimer that 'nothing was owing'; 'and, as no cash appears to be forthcoming, I take possession of the farm in the name of his lordship, and leave this man in charge of the premises, and I warn you against removing stock or stone. Take the inventory, Morgan
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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236713699
  • 9781236713698