The Misadventures of Mr. Catlyne, Q.C; An Autobiography Volume . 2

The Misadventures of Mr. Catlyne, Q.C; An Autobiography Volume . 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...turn to Home Eule! Why, 'tis as if I should turn Mahomedan. Tis brilliant," said the Canon, with emphasis. "There must be stuff in that young man. It fills me with respect for him; 'tis so rare to find a wearer of a wig and gown now with a mind of his own on any subject, or with a head on his shoulders either. By the way, I go down to Sandyflat, and you may have to follow me quickly." "To Sandyflat! Impossible at present." "Not to-day; I don't mean with me; but I shall remain there for a time. I shall write. We may want you, or we may not; but I shall write when I know whether or not. Hold yourself in readiness. It may be at a moment's notice, so don't leave town. We are to have a conference at Sandyflat presently." "Concerning the education difficulty" "Very likely. We shall decide on a programme, determine how all the Liberal members are to act in the matter, and send you word," said the Canon. "Nothing is settled, but there are excellent reasons why it should be at Sandyflat, and not in town. No reason for exposing them to you, however, none whatever," he added. "All in good time. Good afternoon and good-bye. I go down to Sandyflat by the mail tonight." Chapter XV. Sergeant Smithereens was one morning eloquent in condemning the Administration, Minister, Irish Office, Castle, everything connected with Governmental machinery, because of a rumour which prevailed of a contemplated change in the inveterate practice of making judicial promotions from the political Bar only. "We are supposed to sympathise with this innovation, and not to have the feelings of our kind about it," he said; "it is assumed that no shreds of human nature cling to our bones, that we...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236525280
  • 9781236525284