Lyre and Lancet: A Story in Scenes (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1895 - 256 pages
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Page 256 - CASTLE RACKRENT AND THE ABSENTEE. By MARIA EDGEWORTH. Illustrated by Miss CHRIS. HAMMOND, with an Introduction by ANNE THACKERAY RITCHIE.
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Page 14 - ABASEMENT With matted head a-dabble in the dust, And eyes tear-sealed in a saline crust I lie all loathly in my rags and rust Yet learn that strange delight may lurk in self-disgust.
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