Lyre and Lancet: A Story in Scenes

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Macmillan and Company, 1895 - 256 pages
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Page 258 - CASTLE RACKRENT AND THE ABSENTEE. By MARIA EDGEWORTH. Illustrated by Miss CHRIS. HAMMOND, with an Introduction by ANNE THACKERAY RITCHIE.
Page 258 - GALT. ILLUSTRATED BY CHARLES E. BROCK, WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ALFRED AINGER. Ormond. BY MARIA EDGEWORTH. ILLUSTRATED BY CARL SCHLOESSER, WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ANNE THACKERAY RITCHIE. Marriage. BY SUSAN FERRIER. ILLUSTRATED BY WJ HENNESSY, WITH AN INTRODUCTION. Jacob Faithful.
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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.
Page 257 - NOVELS. TRYPHENA IN LOVE, BY WALTER RAYMOND, AUTHOR OF " LOVE AND QUIET LIFE/
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Page 90 - Bishop, you and I haven't met since we had our great battle about — now, was it the necessity of throwing open the Public Schools to the lower classes — for whom of course they were originally intended — or was it the failure of the Church to reach the working man ? I really forget.

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