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George Bowring - A Tale of Cader Idris

From ''Slain By The Doones''

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Author: R.D. Blackmore
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 12,522 / 41 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 551
Added to site: 2007.08.15
mnybks.net#: 17930
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f, the frequency and the extent of these--without understanding the merits of the case--perfect (or rather imperfect) strangers said that I was stingy! To prove the contrary, I resolved to launch into great expenditure, and to pay coach fare all the way from London toward the nearest mountain.

Half the inhabitants now were rushing helter-skelter out of London, and very often to seaside towns where the smell of fish destroyed them. And those who could not get away were shuddering at the blinds drawn down, and huddling away from the mutes at the doors, and turning pale at the funeral bells. And some, who had never thought twice before of their latter end, now began to dwell with so much unction upon it, that Providence graciously spared them the waste of perpetual preparation.

Among the rest, George Bowring had been scared, far more than he liked to own, by the sudden death of his butcher, between half a dozen chops for cutlets and the trimming of a wing-bone. George's own cook had gone down with

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