Godolphin

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Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton (Owen Meredith)
Published: 1833
Language: English
Wordcount: 117,518 / 346 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.6
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 717
mnybks.net#: 1312
Origin: gutenberg.org
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me, and I deserve the punishment! But, look you,--time went by, and my constitution was broken; debts came upon me; I could not pay; men mistrusted my word; my name in the country fell: With my health, my genius deserted me; I was no longer useful to my party; I lost my seat in parliament; and when I was on a sick-bed--you remember it, Constancy--the bailiffs came, and tore me away for a paltry debt--the value of one of those suppers the Prince used to beg me to give him. From that time my familiars forsook me!--not a visit, not a kind act, not a service for him whose day of work was over! 'Poor Vernon's character was gone! Shockingly involved--could not perform his promises to his creditors--always so extravagant--quite unprincipled--must give him up!'

"In those sentences lies the secret of their conduct. They did not remember that for them, by them, the character was gone, the promises broken, the ruin incurred! They thought not how I had served them; how my best years had been de

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